Sivertsen has produced and animated a number of short animations since the early 1980s and since 1990 in his own company AnimaThorFilm. He has his work base in Nord-Trøndelag, where he works with advertising and short films, both digital and analogue. Zwish! is a character animation that also represented a timely celebration of the animated film inevitably not only synonymous with 'children's film'.
Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the Porsche at his disposal he quickly decides he has been good for too long and it is time to enjoy himself.
High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions! Together with his girlfriend (Ally Sheedy) and a wizardly computer genius (John Wood), David must race against time to outwit his opponent.
Have you watched Zwisch! yet? What did you think about it?