Janus Billeskov Jansen

/B. 1951

Film editor. Born 25 November 1951. One of Danish film's most important figures since the '70s, working in both fiction and documentary.

He has collaborated with directors such as Bille August, Nils Malmros, Simon Staho, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen and Thomas Vinterberg.

In 2005, Billeskov Jansen received an honorary Bodil, the Danish film critics' award.


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Film Year Function Category
Backstabbing for Beginners 2018 DK/Feature
Heartstone 2017 DK/Feature
Pound for Pound 2017 DK/Feature
Strong Island 2017 DK/Documentary
The Day Will Come 2016 Editor DK/Feature
The Commune 2016 Editor DK/Feature
Swinger 2016 DK/Feature
The Lost Ones 2016 DK/Feature
Secluded 2016 DK/Feature
The Idealist 2015 Editor DK/Feature
Long Story Short 2015 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Life Is Sacred 2015 Editor DK/Documentary
15 Minutes - The Dvor Massacre 2015 Editor DK/Documentary
I am Here 2014 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Democrats 2014 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
Someone You Love 2014 A-editor DK/Feature
On the Edge 2014 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Silent Heart 2014 Editor DK/Feature
Embracing The dead 2014 Editor DK/Documentary
Cathedrals of Culture: Halden Prison 2014 Editor DK/Documentary
We are Journalists 2014 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
Olmo and the Seagull 2014 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
The Hunt 2013 Editor DK/Feature
I am Breathing 2013 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
A Different Kind of Boy 2013 Consultant DK/Documentary
Suitable 2013 Consultant DK/Documentary
Wulkan 2012 Editing supervisor Feature
Searching For Bill 2012 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
Putin's kiss 2012 Editing DK/Documentary
White Black Boy 2012 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
Travelling with Mr. T 2012 Editor DK/Documentary
The Act of Killing 2012 Editor DK/Documentary
TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay away from keyboard 2012 Editing supervisor Documentary
Char... The No-Man's Island 2012 Pilot consultant Documentary
Skyscraper 2011 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
The President 2011 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
A Funny Man 2011 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Love is in the air 2011 Editing DK/Feature
Krudtuglerne 2011 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
Thors saga 2011 Consultant DK/Documentary
The will 2011 Consultant DK/Documentary
Brotherhood 2010 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
A family 2010 Editor DK/Feature
TeddyBoy 2010 Editing supervisor DK/Short fiction
When heaven falls 2009 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
A Little Film on Pixies 2009 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
Hush Little Baby 2009 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Profetia 2009 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
The Devilles 2009 Production consultant DK/Documentary
Warriors of love 2009 Editing Feature
Bobby 2009 Editing supervisor DK/Short fiction
Dreams in Copenhagen 2009 Consultant DK/Documentary
Himlens hjärta 2008 Editing Feature
What no one knows 2008 Editor DK/Feature
Kun med hjertet - kan man rigtig se 2008 Editing DK/Documentary
Young Freud in Gaza 2008 Script consultant DK/Documentary
Burma VJ - reporting from a closed country 2008 Editing DK/Documentary
The Art of Crying 2007 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Daisy Diamond 2007 Editing DK/Feature
Solo 2007 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
The Importance of being Mlabri 2007 Direction DK/Documentary
Happy go lucky 2006 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
Han, hun og Strindberg 2006 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
In language we live 2006 Direction DK/Documentary
Awaiting 2006 Editing DK/Experimental
The Swenkas 2005 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
Bang bang orangutang 2005 Editing DK/Feature
Afveje 2005 Editing supervisor DK/Short fiction
Sort Sol - 422 dage i dybet 2004 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
With blood on my hands - Pusher II 2004 Editing DK/Feature
Lost generation 2004 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Hjemkomst 2004 Editor DK/Short fiction
Territorielle udsagn 2003 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
Avation 2003 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
The Forbidden Team 2003 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
The Fighter 2003 Editing supervisor DK/Short fiction
The bouncer 2003 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Reconstruction 2003 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Switching 2003 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
The man who couldn't say no 2002 Editing DK/Feature
The Purified 2002 Editing DK/Documentary
Facing the Truth 2002 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
En sång för Martin 2001 Editing DK/Feature
Family 2001 Editing DK/Documentary
The Exhibited 2000 Editing DK/Documentary
Slottet i Italien 2000 Editing DK/Documentary
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence 1999 Editing TV film
Les misérables 1998 Editing Feature
Johannes' hjerte 1998 Editing DK/Documentary
Fräulein Smillas Gespür für Schnee 1997 Editing Feature
Jerusalem 1996 Editing Feature
The sunset boys 1995 Editing Feature
Højskole 1994 1994 Expert DK/Documentary
Das Geisterhaus 1993 Editing Feature
The Best Intentions 1992 Editing Feature
A modern woman 1990 Consultant DK/Feature
1700 metres from the future 1990 Editing DK/Documentary
Happiness is a curious catch 1989 Editing DK/Feature
A World of Difference 1989 Editing DK/Feature
The Redtops 1988 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Katinka 1988 Editing DK/Feature
Pelle the Conqueror 1987 Editing DK/Feature
Notebook from China 1987 Editing DK/Documentary
The Wolf at the Door 1986 Editing DK/Feature
Silverbröllop 1985 Direction TV film
The boy who disappeared 1984 Assistant editor DK/Feature
Granny's house 1984 Editing DK/Feature
Twist and Shout 1984 Editing DK/Feature
There are no tame Animals 1983 Supervisor DK/Short fiction
Thunderbirds 1983 Editing DK/Feature
Zappa 1983 Editing DK/Feature
Motivation - nærbilleder fra en ungdomsskole 1983 Editing DK/Documentary
Jane Muus og billedet 1982 Editing DK/Documentary
Have you seen Alice? 1981 Editing DK/Feature
The Tree of Knowledge 1981 Editing DK/Feature
Træerne og skovens folk 1981 Editing DK/Documentary
Guldhjertet 1981 Editing DK/Short fiction
Tomas, a child out of reach 1980 Editing DK/Documentary
Sorteper - Det kan du selv være 1980 Editing DK/Documentary
Shall we dance first? 1979 Editing DK/Feature
En forførers dagbog 1979 Editing DK/Short fiction
In my life 1978 Editing DK/Feature
Wanna see my beautiful navel? 1978 Editing DK/Feature
Icelandic style of building in the course of 1100 years 1978 Direction DK/Documentary
Kammesjukjul 1978 Editing TV film
Boys 1977 Editing DK/Feature
Svend Wiig Hansen i Nikolaj Kirke 1977 Editing DK/Documentary
Let's do it 1976 Editing DK/Feature
Kroppens træning og udtryk I 1976 Editing DK/Documentary
Det begyndte med Mathilde 1976 Editing TV film
Kroppens træning og udtryk II 1975 Editing DK/Documentary
Mafia 2 1974 Editing DK/Feature
Thy-lejren 1970 1974 Assistant DK/Documentary
It is just a Show 1973 Editing DK/Documentary
How to catch a man 1972 Editing DK/Feature
The woman and the EEC 1972 Editing DK/Documentary
The feelings are the same 1972 Editing DK/Documentary
Pigen Silke 1971 Editing DK/Documentary
Skæve dage i Thy 1971 Assistant DK/Documentary
Concerning Lone 1970 Assistant editor DK/Feature
Min fremtid ligger i dine hænder Direction DK/Experimental
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