The Escape to Hollywood

Trine Dam Ottosen, Denmark, 2012

53 min.DK/Documentary

A poetic documentary about a storyboard artist and his journey to Hollywood. In a time with Mad Men-craze and nostalgi, the film gets to the heart of our times eskapisme. A portrait about dreams, and how they begin, grow and never stops.
Basic information Credits
Original title Flugten til Hollywood
Danish title Flugten til Hollywood
Keywords Hollywood, Dreams, Carriere
Director Trine Dam Ottosen
Producer Eva Jakobsen
Director of Photography Trine Dam Ottosen
Editor Rasmus Gitz-Johansen, Niels Pagh Andersen
Sound Bo Asdal Andersen, Thomas Huus
Composer Martin Pedersen
Appearance Trine Dam Ottosen, Lars Munck
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Nimbus Film
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Production company Nimbus Film
Co-production ZDF
With support from Filmværkstedet / DFI
In collaboration with ARTE, DR
Domestic distribution Nimbus Film


Direction Trine Dam Ottosen
Director: animation Lars Munck
Creative supervisor Niels Pagh Andersen
Creative supervisor Phie Ambo


Producer Eva Jakobsen
Executive producer Birgitte Hald
Executive producer Bo Ehrhardt
Assisting producer Ann-Louise Klit Broholm Hansen
Producer''s assistant Maria Møller Kjeldgaard
Producer''s assistant Meera Møngaard
Producer''s assistant Per Jørgensen


Director of Photography Trine Dam Ottosen
Super8 photography Ove Munck


Editor Rasmus Gitz-Johansen
Editor Niels Pagh Andersen
Additional editing Christian Einshøj
Editing supervisor Per K. Kirkegaard
Editing supervisor Adam Nielsen
Online Mia Freja Øehl Corneliussen
Online Andreas Rostock
Technical consultant Jakob Olsson


Composer Martin Pedersen


Sound designer Bo Asdal Andersen
Sound designer Thomas Huus
Sound mixer Bo Asdal Andersen
Sound mixer Thomas Huus

Visual effects

Colourist Lasse Marcussen


Motion graphics animator Kim Lykke
Motion graphics animator Alina Constantin
Visual development Steffen Bygebjerg
Animation Bodil Veibaek
Motion graphics assistant Malik Thomas Spang Bruun
Motion graphics assistant Johan Kristiansen


Appearance Trine Dam Ottosen
Appearance Lars Munck

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