Austrian-based Nemoland Award winner Florian Satzinger was a student of the late Disney, MGM and Hanna-Barbera animator and animation director Ken Southworth, who greatly influenced him.
Satzinger trained at the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts in British Columbia, Canada, and the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries, Middlesex University London. He also studied at the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries, Middlesex University London.
He has worked as a character designer and visual development artist for clients including Warner Bros, Disney, ReelFX and The Zanuck Company. Satzinger is currently developing an all-new (as yet untitled) Donald Duck comic album with French Disney writer Denis-Pierre Filippi ("Disney's Mickey") and developing his own IPs under the umbrella brands "DUCKLAND" and "PAPERWALKER".
Florian Satzinger is a member of the Los Angeles-based Creative Talent Network, a community for the world's leading creators of traditional and digital animation.