Bjarne Hansen has been working by freelancing in illustration for magazines, commercials and books since graduating from the Art and Craft School in Kolding in 1991. He has also worked in pre-production on the TV shows Troll Tales, Benjamin Blümchen, among other TV specials.
Bjarne has been a background painter for A-Film on the features Quest For Camelot and JungleJack 1+2. He also worked on a small primary color-script for the cgi-feature Jungo Goes Bananas (Junglejack #3). He worked as head of backgrounds on A-Film's feature Asterix and the Vikings.
Bjarne has also written and drawn graphic novels, illustrated a story by Morten Remar, and has worked coloring DC Comics including House of Secrets, The Light Brigade, A God Somewhere, and Superman for All Seasons.
Bjarne recently has worked as art director on Sylvain Chomet’s film The Illusionist, focusing on color-script and background-painting. The Illusionist is a bittersweet tale about a French magician in late 1950s Scotland who struggles to survive as the world becomes less and less interested in his craft. The Illusionist was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.