Melanie Beisswenger has animated almost all around the world and in different animation styles and formats. Her character animation credits include the Academy Award winning feature film ‘Happy Feet’ and its sequel ‘Happy Feet 2’, the TV launch commercial for the BioShock game, as well as work on ‘Iron Man 3’. As lead animator, she was responsible for the digital 3D character in the German feature films 'Saphirblau' and 'Smaragdgrün'. Melanie's animated short film 'There's Bliss in the Kiss' has won multiple awards and her experimental videos have screened internationally. She has previously taught animation in Singapore and at The Animation Workshop; since 2014, she is professor for computer animation in the Time-Based Media program at University of Applied Sciences Mainz.