When I Hear the Birds Sing
Five Ivorian children had to flee when war broke out in the Ivory Coast after the presidential election in 2010. Six years later, the children talk about their hopes and dreams for the future in an animation film that adds color to the darkest nightmares.
Trine Vallevik Håbjørg was born in 1969. She is a Norwegian animator and multimedia artist. She studied animation at Volda University College in Norway and graduated in 1999 with the award-winning film One Morning. In 2002, Håbjørg attended the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, where she studied Interaction Design. She co-founded Råsalt Studio in 2013 together with Øyvind Tangseth. When I Hear the Birds Sing is the first film she has directed in several years.
Selected: One Morning (2000), When I Hear the Birds Sing (2006)