Rune's first animation job was at the age of 16 at A-film Denmark in 1992, while planning to attend art school when he turned 18. However upon turning 18, he was already hired by Amblimation in London as a professional animator, followed by Disney Feature Animation in Orlando Florida when he turned 21.
Rune has worked as an animator on a number of feature films including Asterix and the Vikings, Enchanted, Brother Bear, Lilo & Stitch, Mulan, The Tigger Movie, Balto, and several others.

In addition to being an animator, Rune has also done visual development work for several films including, Kingdom of the Sun before the film was changed to The Emperors New Groove working on llama design, and chief character design for Brother Bear, for which he received an Annie Award nomination. Rune has also animated, designed and directed commercials for over a decade, most notably Kellogg's Fruit Loops commercials for more than ten years, and the Gatorade Woods of Wisdom campaign with Tiger Woods.

He is currently working as a Head of Character Animation, Story Artist, and Story Board Artist at Dreamworks Animation.
Rune's family also has a history of artistic talent: His great-grandfather painted portraits for Danish parliament, his grandfather is an architect, painter and sculptor, his father owned an art gallery in Denmark for some time, and his parents both have an interest in drawing and painting.

 

Trivia

 

Was born and raised in Denmark

Speaks fluent English and Danish

Was nominated for the Annie Award in 2004 for Outstanding Character Design in an Animated Feature Production for Brother Bear, released in 2003

His birthday is June 25th

For more information on Rune and his film credits, visit: Runes IMDB page