Creative Director / Senior VFX Supervisor / Producer
HB WINK Animation Productions

Markus Manninen

Markus Manninen is a Visual Effects Supervisor, Producer and Director with extensive experience in animation for film, commercials and visual effects. Most recently he was the day to day producer on the animated feature film "Extinct", as a partner and the Creative Director at the animation production company HB Wink Animation (a division of Huayi Brothers) in the company's Burbank location.

His work includes Academy Award nominated films "Kung Fu Panda" and "The Croods", and he was instrumental in building Oriental DreamWorks where he supervised the studio's work on "Kung Fu Panda 3".

Work Experience

HB Wink Animation (2016- ) DreamWorks (2003-2016) Framestore (2000-2003) Filmtecknarna (1997-1999)

Film Credits

Extinct (2020) Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) Abominable (pre-prod only, 2019) The Croods (2013) Kung Fu Panda (2008) Bee Movie (pre-prod only, 2007) Over The Hedge (pre-prod only, 2006)

Skills & Titles

Visual Effects Supervisor Creative Director Producer Director