Mikkel Jersin

Producer. Born 1980. Graduated as a producer from the National Film School of Denmark in 2011. He also has a BA in Business Communication and International Marketing from Copenhagen Business School. Before his studies, Jersin worked as a journalist for the Danish daily Berlingske Tidende. Shortly after his film school graduation, Jersin was headhunted by Nimbus Film to work as producer and international co-producer.

Jersin's first film as producer on a Danish major is "Sparrows" (Rúnar Rúnarsson, 2015). Works as international co-producer include "Hotel" (Lisa Langseth, Sweden, 2013), "Virgin Mountain" (Dagur Kári, Iceland, 2015), "Louder Than Bombs" (Joachim Trier, Norway, 2015).

Jersin was named one of Screen International's Future Leaders in 2015.

Filmography

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Film Year Function Category
Pound for Pound 2017 DK/Feature
Godless 2016 Feature
Rosemari 2016 Feature
Fúsi 2015 Co-producer Feature
Louder Than Bombs 2015 Co-producer Feature
Sparrows 2015 Producer DK/Feature
Itsi Bitsi 2014 Co-producer DK/Feature
The Hour of the Lynx 2013 Assisting producer DK/Feature
Hotell 2013 Co-producer Feature
Junk Love 2011 Producer DK/Short fiction
Meeting My Father Kasper Højhat 2011 Producer DK/Documentary
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Awards and nominations

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Award Release year Festivals Film
FIPRESCI AWARD:
Runar Runarsson
2016 Göteborg International Film Festival 2016 Sparrows
Grand Prix 2016 Prague Febiofest, Int. Film, TV and Video Festival 2016 Sparrows
Grand Prix - Jury Prize:
Runar Runarsson
Birgitte Hald
Mikkel Jersin
2016 Mamers en Mars FF 2016 Sparrows
The Golden Taiga (Best film):
Runar Runarsson
Birgitte Hald
Mikkel Jersin
2016 Khanty-Mansiisk, Spirit of Fire FF 2016 Sparrows
Audience Award 2016 Scope100 2016 Sparrows
Special Jury Award 2016 Transilvania International Film Festival 2016 Sparrows
Best Director 2016 Pula Film Festival 2016 Sparrows
Best Film 2016 Pula Film Festival 2016 Sparrows
Best Feature Film 13+ 2016 Frankfurt Lucas International Children's Film Festival 2016 Sparrows
Best Film 2015 San Sebastian International Film Festival 2015 Sparrows
1-2 Competition Main Award:
Runar Runarsson
2015 Warsaw International Film Festival 2015 Sparrows
Silver Hugo - New Directors Comp.:
Runar Runarsson
2015 Chicago International Film Festival 2015 Sparrows
Best Film 2015 Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2015 Sparrows
Best Screenplay 2015 Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2015 Sparrows
Best Film 2015 Les Arcs European Film Festival 2015 Sparrows
Best Actor 2015 Les Arcs European Film Festival 2015 Sparrows
Best Cinematography 2015 Les Arcs European Film Festival 2015 Sparrows
Press Prize 2015 Les Arcs European Film Festival 2015 Sparrows
Artistic Achievement Award 2015 Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2015 Sparrows
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Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date Film
Filmfestival Oostende 09-09-2016 Sparrows
Pula Film Festival 20-08-2016 Sparrows
Gimli Film Festival 20-07-2016 Sparrows
Jerusalem Int. Film Festival 07-07-2016 Sparrows
Bogota Independent Film Festival 01-07-2016 Sparrows
Taipei Film Festival 30-06-2016 Sparrows
Edinburgh International Film Festival 15-06-2016 Sparrows
Valletta Film Festival 03-06-2016 Sparrows
Transilvania International Film Festival 27-05-2016 Sparrows
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 25-05-2016 Sparrows
Seattle International Film Festival 19-05-2016 Sparrows
Jeonju International Film Festival 28-04-2016 Sparrows
Wisconsin Film Festival 14-04-2016 Sparrows
Budapest Titanic International Film Festival 07-04-2016 Sparrows
Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival 07-04-2016 Sparrows
Lucca Film Festival 03-04-2016 Sparrows
Ales Film Festival - Itinerances 18-03-2016 Sparrows
Mamers en Mars FF 18-03-2016 Sparrows
Prague Febiofest, Int. Film, TV and Video Festival 17-03-2016 Sparrows
Sofia International Film Festival 10-03-2016 Sparrows
Khanty-Mansiisk, Spirit of Fire FF 26-02-2016 Sparrows
Istanbul Festival of Independent Films 18-02-2016 Sparrows
Scope100 03-02-2016 Sparrows
Santa Barbara Int. Film Festival 03-02-2016 Sparrows
Göteborg International Film Festival 29-01-2016 Sparrows
Angers Premiers Plans 22-01-2016 Sparrows
Les Arcs European Film Festival 12-12-2015 Sparrows
Kerala International Film Festival 04-12-2015 Sparrows
Zagreb Film Festival 14-11-2015 Sparrows
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 13-11-2015 Sparrows
Stockholm International Film Festival 11-11-2015 Sparrows
Bratislava International Film Festival 07-11-2015 Sparrows
Minsk International Film Festival Listapad 07-11-2015 Sparrows
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 06-11-2015 Sparrows
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 05-11-2015 Sparrows
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 04-11-2015 Sparrows
Braunschweig International Film Festival 02-11-2015 Sparrows
Kiev Molodist Int. Film Festival 24-10-2015 Sparrows
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 22-10-2015 Sparrows
Torun, TOFFIFEST 18-10-2015 Sparrows
Chicago International Film Festival 15-10-2015 Sparrows
Warsaw International Film Festival 09-10-2015 Sparrows
Montreal, Festival International Nouveau Cinema 07-10-2015 Sparrows
Reykjavik Film Festival 24-09-2015 Sparrows
Vancouver International Film Festival 24-09-2015 Sparrows
San Sebastian International Film Festival 18-09-2015 Sparrows
Toronto International Film Festival 10-09-2015 Sparrows
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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.

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