René Ezra

/B. 1971

Producer. Born 1971. René Ezra graduated from the National Danish Film School in 2003.

Since then he has produced the Oscar nominated short fiction "Helmer & søn" (Søren Pilmark, 2006) and several critically acclaimed feature films by the directors Tobias Lindholm and Michael Noer: "R" (Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer, 2010), "A Hijacking" (Tobias Lindholm, 2012), "Northwest" (Michael Noer, 2013) and "Key House Mirror" (Michael Noer, 2015). He has also produced the domestic box-office hits "The Reunion" (Niels Nørlev Hansen, 2011) and the sequel "The Reunion 2 - The Funeral" (Mikkel Serup, 2014).

Ezra was selected Producer on the Move in 2006 at the Cannes Film Festival.

Filmography

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Film Year Function Category
The Reunion 3 2016 DK/Feature
Sameblod 2016 Producer Feature
Al Medina 2015 Producer DK/Feature
Key House Mirror 2015 Producer DK/Feature
April 9th 2015 Producer DK/Feature
Interruption 2015 Producer DK/Short fiction
A War 2015 Producer DK/Feature
The Reunion 2 - The Funeral 2014 Producer DK/Feature
Northwest 2013 Producer DK/Feature
Sex, Drugs & Taxation 2013 Associate producer DK/Feature
The Olsen Gang in Deep Trouble 2013 Producer DK/Feature
A Hijacking 2012 Producer DK/Feature
Man in Space Child in Hell 2011 Producer DK/Short fiction
The Reunion 2011 Producer DK/Feature
R 2010 Producer DK/Feature
Therapy 2010 Producer DK/Feature
Oldboys 2009 Producer DK/Feature
Manden med de gyldne ører 2009 Script TV series
Rocky 2008 Producer Short fiction
Mr. Poxycat & Co. 2007 Producer TV series
Clash of Egos 2006 Producer DK/Feature
Helmer og søn 2006 Producer DK/Short fiction
Doxa 2005 Associate producer Feature
Nightfall 2003 Production DK/Short fiction
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Awards and nominations

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Award Release year Festivals Film
Best Supporting Actress 2016 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2016 Key House Mirror
Best Film 2016 Würzburg International Film Weekend 2016 A War
Best Leading Actress 2016 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2016 A War
Nominated Best Foreign Film 2016 Los Angeles, Oscar Academy 2016 A War
Peace Film Prize 2016 Munich International Film Festival 2016 A War
Jury Prize 2015 Marrakech International Film Festival 2015 Key House Mirror
Special Mention:
Tobias Lindholm
2015 Zagreb Film Festival 2015 A War
FIPRESCI Award:
Michael Noer
2013 Göteborg International Film Festival 2013 Northwest
Critic's Prize:
Michael Noer
2013 Beaune International Thriller Film Festival 2013 Northwest
Jury Prize:
Michael Noer
2013 Beaune International Thriller Film Festival 2013 Northwest
Best Actor:
Gustav Dyekjær Giese
2013 Transilvania International Film Festival 2013 Northwest
NDR, Förderpreis:
Michael Noer
2013 Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2013 Northwest
Variety's 10 Directors to Watch:
Tobias Lindholm
2013 Palm Springs International Film Festival 2013 A Hijacking
Audience Award: Best Nordic Film:
Tobias Lindholm
2013 Göteborg International Film Festival 2013 A Hijacking
Best Feature Film:
Tobias Lindholm
René Ezra
Tomas Radoor
2013 Detour Travel Film Festival 2013 A Hijacking
Robert, Best Danish Feature Film:
Tobias Lindholm
René Ezra
Tomas Radoor
2013 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2013 A Hijacking
Robert, Best Male Leading Role:
Søren Malling
2013 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2013 A Hijacking
Robert, Best Screen Play:
Tobias Lindholm
2013 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2013 A Hijacking
Robert, Best Editor:
Adam Nielsen
2013 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2013 A Hijacking
Robert, Best Sound:
Morten Green
2013 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2013 A Hijacking
Bodil, Best Danish Feature Film:
Tobias Lindholm
René Ezra
Tomas Radoor
2013 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2013 A Hijacking
Best Feature Film:
Michael Noer
Tobias Lindholm
2013 Danmarks Film Akademi 2013 R
Best Actor:
Pilou Asbæk
2013 Danmarks Film Akademi 2013 R
Best Director 2013 Danmarks Film Akademi 2013 R
Best Feature Film 2013 Danmarks Film Akademi 2013 R
Best Cinematography:
Magnus Nordenhof Jønck
2013 Danmarks Film Akademi 2013 R
Best Actor:
Søren Malling
2012 Abu Dhabi Middle East International FF 2012 A Hijacking
Special Jury Mention:
Tobias Lindholm
2012 Abu Dhabi Middle East International FF 2012 A Hijacking
Audience Award - New Auteurs 2012 Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2012 A Hijacking
Golden Alexander - Best Feature Film:
Tobias Lindholm
2012 Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2012 A Hijacking
FIPRESCI Award 2012 Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2012 A Hijacking
Jury Award 2012 Marrakech International Film Festival 2012 A Hijacking
Best Actor:
Søren Malling
2012 Marrakech International Film Festival 2012 A Hijacking
Crystal Arrow:
Tobias Lindholm
2012 Les Arcs European Film Festival 2012 A Hijacking
Best Actor:
Søren Malling
2012 Les Arcs European Film Festival 2012 A Hijacking
Robert, Best Danish Feature Film:
Michael Noer
Tobias Lindholm
2011 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2011 R
Robert, Best Male Leading Role:
Pilou Asbæk
2011 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2011 R
Robert, Best Director:
Michael Noer
Tobias Lindholm
2011 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2011 R
Robert, Best Screen Play:
Tobias Lindholm
Michael Noer
2011 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2011 R
Robert, Best Cinematographer:
Magnus Nordenhof Jønck
2011 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2011 R
Robert, Best Special Effects 2011 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2011 R
Robert, Best Sound:
Morten Green
2011 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2011 R
Robert, Best Editor:
Adam Nielsen
2011 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2011 R
Bodil, Best Danish Feature Film:
Michael Noer
Tobias Lindholm
2011 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2011 R
Bodil, Best Actor:
Pilou Asbæk
2011 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2011 R
Bodil, special:
Tobias Lindholm
2011 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2011 R
Best Nordic Film 2010 Göteborg International Film Festival 2010 R
FIPRESCI AWARD 2010 Göteborg International Film Festival 2010 R
Best Cinematography:
Magnus Nordenhof Jønck
2010 Transilvania International Film Festival 2010 R
Silver Spike 2010 Mumbai Film Festival 2010 R
Audience Award:
Nikolaj Steen
2010 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2010 Oldboys
Audience Prize:
Nikolaj Steen
2010 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2010 Oldboys
Audience Award 2010 Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2010 Oldboys
Special Prize 2010 Baltic Debuts Film Festival 2010 Oldboys
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Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date Film
Bitola International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers 23-09-2017 Key House Mirror
Helsinki Film Festival 14-09-2017 A Hijacking
Segovia European Film Festival 16-11-2016 A War
Sevilla Festival de Cine 04-11-2016 A War
Helsinki Film Festival 15-09-2016 A War
Melbourne Film Festival 28-07-2016 A War
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 22-07-2016 A War
Yerevan, Golden apricot Int. FF 10-07-2016 A War
Jerusalem Int. Film Festival 07-07-2016 A War
Shanghai International Film Festival 11-06-2016 A War
Transilvania International Film Festival 27-05-2016 A War
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 20-04-2016 Key House Mirror
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 20-04-2016 A War
Beijing International Film Festival 08-04-2016 A War
Vilnius International Film Festival 31-03-2016 A War
Sofia International Film Festival 10-03-2016 A War
Luxembourg City Film Festival 25-02-2016 A War
Göteborg International Film Festival 29-01-2016 A War
Würzburg International Film Weekend 28-01-2016 Key House Mirror
Tromsø International Film Festival 18-01-2016 A War
Los Angeles Scandinavian Film Festival ASFLA 09-01-2016 A War
Palm Springs International Film Festival 01-01-2016 A War
Dubai International Film Festival 09-12-2015 Al Medina
Marrakech International Film Festival 04-12-2015 Key House Mirror
Zagreb Film Festival 14-11-2015 A War
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 13-11-2015 Key House Mirror
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 13-11-2015 A War
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 05-11-2015 Key House Mirror
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 05-11-2015 A War
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 04-11-2015 Key House Mirror
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 04-11-2015 A War
Kiev Molodist Int. Film Festival 24-10-2015 Key House Mirror
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 22-10-2015 Key House Mirror
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 22-10-2015 A War
Reykjavik Film Festival 24-09-2015 A War
Zürich Film Festival 24-09-2015 A War
Venice International Film Festival 02-09-2015 A War
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 15-08-2015 Key House Mirror
München International Film Festival 25-06-2015 Key House Mirror
Transilvania International Film Festival 29-05-2015 Key House Mirror
Seattle International Film Festival 14-05-2015 Key House Mirror
Cracow Netia Off Camera International Film Festival 01-05-2015 Key House Mirror
Lecce European Cinema Festival Italy 13-04-2015 Key House Mirror
Göteborg International Film Festival 23-01-2015 Key House Mirror
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 21-01-2015 Key House Mirror
Torun, TOFFIFEST 18-10-2014 Northwest
Wisconsin Film Festival 03-04-2014 Northwest
Chennai International Film Festival 12-12-2013 Northwest
Marrakech International Film Festival 29-11-2013 Northwest
Marrakech International Film Festival 29-11-2013 A Hijacking
Cairo PANORAMA OF THE EUROPEAN FILM 27-11-2013 Northwest
Cairo PANORAMA OF THE EUROPEAN FILM 27-11-2013 A Hijacking
Torun, Camerimage 16-11-2013 Northwest
Sichuan TV and Film Festival, Gold Panda 16-11-2013 A Hijacking
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 15-11-2013 Northwest
Kolkata Film Festival 10-11-2013 A Hijacking
Sevilla Festival de Cine 08-11-2013 Northwest
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 07-11-2013 Northwest
Denver International Film Festival 06-11-2013 Northwest
Braunschweig International Film Festival 05-11-2013 A Hijacking
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 01-11-2013 Northwest
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 30-10-2013 Northwest
Bergen International Film festival 23-10-2013 Northwest
Philadelphia Film Festival 17-10-2013 Northwest
Detour Travel Film Festival 15-10-2013 A Hijacking
Chicago International Film Festival 10-10-2013 Northwest
London Film Festival 09-10-2013 Northwest
Milwaukee International Film Festival 26-09-2013 Northwest
Austin Fantastic Fest 19-09-2013 Northwest
Helsinki Film Festival 19-09-2013 Northwest
Haifa International Film Festival 19-09-2013 A Hijacking
Helsinki Film Festival 19-09-2013 A Hijacking
Saint Petersburg International Film Festival 13-09-2013 Northwest
Washington EU Film Showcase - AFI 08-09-2013 Northwest
Cinematik International Film Festival Piestany 06-09-2013 Northwest
Berlin Favourites Film Festival 22-08-2013 A Hijacking
Munich Fantasy FilmFest 20-08-2013 Northwest
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 15-08-2013 Northwest
Melbourne Film Festival 25-07-2013 Northwest
Baltic Debuts Film Festival 21-07-2013 A Hijacking
Nairobi UNHCR Somalia 19-07-2013 A Hijacking
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 18-07-2013 Northwest
Paris Cinema 28-06-2013 Northwest
München International Film Festival 28-06-2013 Northwest
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 28-06-2013 Northwest
Taipei Film Festival 28-06-2013 Northwest
Paris Cinema 28-06-2013 A Hijacking
München International Film Festival 28-06-2013 A Hijacking
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 28-06-2013 A Hijacking
Bratislava Art Film Festival 21-06-2013 Northwest
Shanghai International Film Festival 15-06-2013 A Hijacking
Transilvania International Film Festival 31-05-2013 Northwest
Transilvania International Film Festival 31-05-2013 A Hijacking
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 29-05-2013 Northwest
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 29-05-2013 A Hijacking
Seattle International Film Festival 16-05-2013 Northwest
Seattle International Film Festival 16-05-2013 A Hijacking
San Francisco Int. Film Festival 25-04-2013 A Hijacking
New York Tribeca Film Festival 17-04-2013 Northwest
Beijing International Film Festival 15-04-2013 A Hijacking
Mosaico Film Fest 13-04-2013 A Hijacking
Cracow Netia Off Camera International Film Festival 12-04-2013 Northwest
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 10-04-2013 A Hijacking
Beaune International Thriller Film Festival 03-04-2013 Northwest
Beaune International Thriller Film Festival 03-04-2013 A Hijacking
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 03-04-2013 A Hijacking
SAGA NORDICA Paris Cine Nordica 20-03-2013 A Hijacking
New York New Directors/New Films 20-03-2013 A Hijacking
Hong Kong International Film Festival 17-03-2013 A Hijacking
FilmFest Oslo 01-03-2013 A Hijacking
Guadalajara Film Festival 01-03-2013 A Hijacking
Cartagena int. Film Festival 21-02-2013 A Hijacking
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 14-02-2013 A Hijacking
Göteborg International Film Festival 25-01-2013 Northwest
Göteborg International Film Festival 25-01-2013 A Hijacking
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 23-01-2013 Northwest
Les Arcs European Film Festival 15-12-2012 A Hijacking
Marrakech International Film Festival 30-11-2012 A Hijacking
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 13-11-2012 A Hijacking
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 08-11-2012 A Hijacking
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 08-11-2012 A Hijacking
Sevilla Festival de Cine 02-11-2012 A Hijacking
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 02-11-2012 A Hijacking
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 01-11-2012 A Hijacking
Kiev Molodist Int. Film Festival 20-10-2012 A Hijacking
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 19-10-2012 A Hijacking
Tokyo International Film Festival 17-10-2012 A Hijacking
Abu Dhabi Middle East International FF 11-10-2012 A Hijacking
London Film Festival 10-10-2012 A Hijacking
Zürich Film Festival 20-09-2012 A Hijacking
Toronto International Film Festival 06-09-2012 A Hijacking
Venice International Film Festival 29-08-2012 A Hijacking
Ljubljana European Film Week 05-05-2012 R
Transilvania International Film Festival 03-06-2011 Oldboys
Belgrade International Film Festival 25-02-2011 R
Istanbul Festival of Independent Films 17-02-2011 R
Pune International Film Festival India 06-01-2011 R
Pune International Film Festival India 06-01-2011 Oldboys
Chennai International Film Festival 15-12-2010 R
Chennai International Film Festival 15-12-2010 Oldboys
Les Arcs European Film Festival 11-12-2010 R
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 03-12-2010 R
Gijon International Film Festival 19-11-2010 R
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 19-11-2010 R
Buenos Aires Danish Film Festival 16-11-2010 R
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 11-11-2010 R
Ljubljana International Film Festival 10-11-2010 R
Damascus Int. Film Festival 07-11-2010 R
Damascus Int. Film Festival 07-11-2010 Therapy
Washington EU Film Showcase - AFI 04-11-2010 Oldboys
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 03-11-2010 R
Mumbai Film Festival 21-10-2010 R
Mumbai Film Festival 21-10-2010 Oldboys
Bergen International Film festival 20-10-2010 R
Bergen International Film festival 20-10-2010 Oldboys
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 12-10-2010 R
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 12-10-2010 Oldboys
Hamptons Film Festival 07-10-2010 Oldboys
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 30-09-2010 Oldboys
Reykjavik Film Festival 23-09-2010 R
Zürich Film Festival 23-09-2010 R
Helsinki Film Festival 16-09-2010 R
Seoul Chungmoro International Film Festival 02-09-2010 Oldboys
Montreal World Film Festival 26-08-2010 R
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 18-08-2010 R
Baltic Debuts Film Festival 25-07-2010 Oldboys
Durban International Film Festival 22-07-2010 R
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 15-07-2010 R
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 02-07-2010 R
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 02-07-2010 Oldboys
München International Film Festival 25-06-2010 R
Taipei Film Festival 25-06-2010 R
Los Angeles Film Festival 17-06-2010 R
Edinburgh International Film Festival 16-06-2010 R
Shanghai International Film Festival 12-06-2010 Therapy
Troia Int. Film Festival (Setúbal) 04-06-2010 R
Transilvania International Film Festival 28-05-2010 R
Cracow Netia Off Camera International Film Festival 16-04-2010 R
Budapest Titanic International Film Festival 08-04-2010 R
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 07-04-2010 R
Trondheim Kosmorama International Film Festival 11-03-2010 R
New York BAMcinematek 18-02-2010 R
Göteborg International Film Festival 29-01-2010 R
Göteborg International Film Festival 29-01-2010 Therapy
Göteborg International Film Festival 29-01-2010 Oldboys
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 27-01-2010 R
Leuven Short Film Festival 28-11-2009 Helmer og søn
Skive/Nordisk Film 29-09-2008 Helmer og søn
Warsawa, Warsaw Short Films Festival 26-05-2008 Helmer og søn
Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival 17-04-2008 Clash of Egos
New York Scandinavian House 12-04-2008 Clash of Egos
Trondheim Minimalen Kortfilm Festival 29-02-2008 Helmer og søn
Mumbai Film Festival 03-02-2008 Helmer og søn
Leuven Short Film Festival 01-12-2007 Helmer og søn
Kolkata Film Festival 10-11-2007 Helmer og søn
Ankara Festival on Wheels 02-11-2007 Helmer og søn
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 31-10-2007 Helmer og søn
Uppsala Int. Short Film Festival 22-10-2007 Helmer og søn
Zagreb Film Festival 21-10-2007 Helmer og søn
Seoul EU Film Festival 17-10-2007 Clash of Egos
DK FILM FEST : LA 05-10-2007 Clash of Egos
Skive/Nordisk Film 25-09-2007 Helmer og søn
Helsinki Film Festival 20-09-2007 Clash of Egos
Halifax Atlantic Film Festival 13-09-2007 Helmer og søn
Cph Shortfilm 08-08-2007 Helmer og søn
Taipei Film Festival 22-06-2007 Clash of Egos
Sydney Film Festival 08-06-2007 Clash of Egos
Vilnius International Film Festival 23-03-2007 Clash of Egos
Los Angeles, Oscar Nomination Screening 25-02-2007 Helmer og søn
Glasgow Film Festival 15-02-2007 Clash of Egos
Göteborg International Film Festival 26-01-2007 Clash of Egos
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 24-01-2007 Clash of Egos
Mannheim-Heidelberg, Int. Film Festival 16-11-2006 Clash of Egos
Busan International Film Festival 12-10-2006 Clash of Egos
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Registration of festival participation and awards

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