Ask Hasselbalch

/B. 1979

Director. Born 1979, Denmark. Trained at the European Film College, Denmark, 2001-02. Has directed short fiction, commercials, music videos and TV satire. Holds a degree from the School of Time-based Media, the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, from 2010. Graduated as director from the alternative film school Super16 in 2010.

Hasselbalch made his feature film debut with "Antboy" (2013) which enjoyed its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Has released a sequel, "Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury" (2014).

In 2013, Hasselbalch was chosen for the Nordic Film Lab program where 16 of the most promising filmmakers from Scandinavia including directors, scriptwriters and producers are selected by the national film institutes.

Filmography

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Film Year Function Category
The The Shamer's Daughter II – The Serpent Gift 2018 Direction DK/Feature
Antboy 3 2016 Direction DK/Feature
Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury 2014 Direction DK/Feature
Antboy 2013 Direction DK/Feature
Vilddyr 2010 Direction DK/Short fiction
The Other Side 2009 Direction DK/Short fiction
The alliance 2008 Direction DK/Short fiction
En sikker vinder 2008 Direction DK/Short fiction
Tre somre 2006 Production assistant DK/Short fiction
Sort oktober 2005 Direction DK/Short fiction
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Awards and nominations

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Award Release year Festivals Film
Audience Award 2015 Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
First Prize, Best Director 2014 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2014 Antboy

Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date Film
Bitola International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers 23-09-2017 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Antwerpen European Youth FF of Flanders 19-02-2017 Antboy 3
Warsaw International Film Festival 09-10-2016 Antboy 3
Kazakhstan Eurasia IFF 15-09-2016 Antboy 3
Golden Sparrow, German Childrens Film festival 05-06-2016 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 19-04-2016 Antboy 3
TIFF Kids 08-04-2016 Antboy 3
Malmö, BUFF 14-03-2016 Antboy 3
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 18-02-2016 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 18-02-2016 Antboy
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 29-11-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 16-11-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Discovery - Scotland's Int. Film Fest for Children & Young People 24-10-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Belfast Cinemagic 09-10-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Sarajevo Film Festival 14-08-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Zagreb Motovun Film Festival 25-07-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 16-07-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
British Film Institute 12-07-2015 Antboy
Tromsø Children's Film Festival 04-06-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 29-05-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 21-04-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Beijing International Film Festival 16-04-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
TIFF Kids 07-04-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
TIFF Kids 01-04-2015 Antboy
Malmö, BUFF 09-03-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Antwerpen European Youth FF of Flanders 14-02-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Berlinale 05-02-2015 Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury
Riga International Film Festival 02-12-2014 Antboy
Doha Film Festival, Ajyal Youth Film Festival 01-12-2014 Antboy
Bukarest Kinodiseea International Film Festival 14-11-2014 Antboy
Sevilla Festival de Cine 07-11-2014 Antboy
Dundee Contemporary Arts, Discovery 2005 25-10-2014 Antboy
Kaohsiung Film Festival 24-10-2014 Antboy
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 16-09-2014 Antboy
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 21-08-2014 Antboy
Sarajevo Film Festival 15-08-2014 Antboy
Giffoni Film Festival 18-07-2014 Antboy
Tel Aviv International Children's Film Festival 17-07-2014 Antboy
Seattle International Film Festival 15-05-2014 Antboy
Tromsø Children's Film Festival 08-05-2014 Antboy
TIFF Kids 08-04-2014 Antboy
Panama International Film Festival of Panama 03-04-2014 Antboy
Okinawa International Film Festival 20-03-2014 Antboy
Antwerpen European Youth FF of Flanders 14-03-2014 Antboy
Malmö, BUFF 10-03-2014 Antboy
Montreal International Children's Film festival 01-03-2014 Antboy
PLAY – Lisbon's International Kids Film Festival 01-02-2014 Antboy
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 30-11-2013 Antboy
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 18-11-2013 Antboy
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 15-11-2013 Antboy
Leeds International Film Festival For Children And Young People 06-11-2013 Antboy
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 30-10-2013 Antboy
Amsterdam Cinekid 16-10-2013 Antboy
London Film Festival 09-10-2013 Antboy
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 26-09-2013 Antboy
Toronto International Film Festival 05-09-2013 Antboy
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Registration of festival participation and awards

The Danish Film Institute registers international festival participation and awards for Danish films, though primarily for films whose festival distribution is handled by the Danish Film Institute, and primarily in connection with festivals prioritised by the Danish Film Institute. Festival participation and awards regarding Danish films that are not handled through the Danish Film Institute's festival distribution will only be registered in connection with "launch" festivals, according to the Danish Film Institute's list of priority festivals. See the list of priority festivals.

DFI News and articles

Antboy hits again (05. marts 2015)
Superhero to Berlin (14. januar 2015)
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