Mikkel Mainz graduated from The Animation Workshop in Denmark in 2013 where he directed his graduation film The Reward, which was the first episode in the web series Tales of Alethrion. The same year he graduated he co-founded the creative studio Sun Creature where he worked on more Tales of Alethrion episodes and many other projects including Ivandoe, Song of the Sea and Emara. In 2018, he left Sun Creature to continue the animated webseries Tales of Alethrion and develop his feature film Spirit Seeker with Jericca Cleland (Noerlum) in his new studio Skjald. Mikkel Mainz has through his career successfully directed three Kickstarter campaigns and has all together raised more than 380.000 dollars for his project Tales of Alethrion, which also has its own youtube channel with more than 120.000 subscribers. The latest kickstarter campaign was successfully completed in the beginning of June, which now means that a new episode of Tales of Alethrion is on the way. When not making films or projects, Mikkel Mainz teaches at The Animation Workshop or other schools in animation, design, story, acting, or the like.