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Anders Morgenthaler

(1972 – )

Director. Born 1972. Graduated from the Kolding school of Design in 1998, and from the National Film School of Denmark in 2002.

Morgenthaler's graduation film 'Araki - The Killing of a Japanese Photographer' (2002) was selected for Berlin and won the Critics' Award at Poitiers, thus qualifying it for screening at Critics' Week in Cannes.

The animated feature film 'Princes'" (2006), Morgenthaler's feature debut, attracted international attention for its unique visual style and direct approach, was selected for Cannes' Directors' Fortnight as the opening film and won the Silver Méliès at Barcelona Sitges and the Gold Méliès in Lund.

In 2007 Morgenthaler finished his second feature film 'Echo', which competed in San Sebastian, London and AFI Los Angeles. 'The Apple & The Worm', Morgenthaler's third film, premiered to critical acclaim in 2009 and won the SIGNIS Jury Award at Buenos Aires IFF for Children and Youth in 2010. Anders Morgenthaler's third feature film 'I Am Here' (2014) is a live-action drama starring Kim Basinger. In 2018 he returned to animation with the childrens film 'The Street Party'.

In 2006 Morgenthaler and his producer Sarita Christensen founded the production company Copenhagen Bombay.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Street Party 2018 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Når solen skinner 2016 Executive producer DK/Feature
Anton90 2015 Executive producer TV series
I am Here 2014 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Free the mind 2012 Drawings DK/Documentary
The will 2011 Consultant DK/Documentary
Carsten & Gittes Vennevilla 2009 Direction
Æblet & Ormen 2009 Direction, Fugl, Screenplay, Character design DK/Feature
Carsten & Gitte's Movie Madness 2008 Direction, Voice, Director: concept, Director: Carsten & Gitte, Writer: Carsten & Gitte, Director: Bjarnes tænder DK/Short fiction
Ekko 2007 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Eat shit and die 2007 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Princess 2006 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Den lille pige med svovlstikkerne 2005 Anders Morgenthaler TV film
The Diver Inside Me 2003 Appearance, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Mira + Marie 2003 Creative producer TV series
Araki - The Killing of a Japanese Photographer 2002 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Tyr 2002 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Katjakaj & Bentebent 1 2001 Direction
Katjakaj & Bentebent 2 2001 Direction
Kissmeyer basic 2001 Graphic design TV series

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
The Silver Mèliés 2006 SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2006 Princess
Distribution Award 2006 Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2006 Princess
Best Film 2008 Rio de Janeiro Anima Mundi 2008 Princess
Best Feature Film, Jury's Prize 2008 Skip City International D-Cinema Festival 2008 Ekko
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2015-07-03 I am Here
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2014-09-25 I am Here
Austin Fantastic Fest 2014-09-18 I am Here
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2013-09-20 Princess
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2011-04-06 Æblet & Ormen
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2010-11-19 Æblet & Ormen
Warsaw International Film Festival 2010-10-08 Æblet & Ormen
Busan International Film Festival 2010-10-07 Æblet & Ormen
Rio de Janeiro Anima Mundi 2010-07-16 Æblet & Ormen
Jeonju International Film Festival 2010-04-29 Æblet & Ormen
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2010-04-27 Æblet & Ormen
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2010-04-22 Eat shit and die
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2010-04-03 Æblet & Ormen
Malmö, BUFF 2010-03-16 Æblet & Ormen
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009-08-17 Carsten & Gittes filmballade
Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2009-06-30 Ekko
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2009-05-31 Carsten & Gittes filmballade
Stuttgart International Animation Film Festival 2009-05-05 Eat shit and die
Warsaw International Film Festival 2008-10-10 Eat shit and die
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2008-09-26 Eat shit and die
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2008-09-18 Ekko
Skip City International D-Cinema Festival 2008-07-19 Ekko
Rio de Janeiro Anima Mundi 2008-07-11 Princess
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2008-04-22 Eat shit and die
Malmö, BUFF 2008-03-11 Eat shit and die
Berlinale 2008-02-07 Ekko
Göteborg International Film Festival 2008-01-25 Ekko
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2007-11-08 Princess
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2007-11-01 Ekko
London Film Festival 2007-10-17 Ekko
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2007-10-09 Ekko
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2007-09-27 Ekko
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2007-09-20 Princess
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2007-07-12 Princess
Transilvania International Film Festival 2007-06-01 Princess
Stuttgart International Animation Film Festival 2007-04-26 Princess
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2007-03-31 Princess
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2007-03-20 Princess
Malmö, BUFF 2007-03-13 Princess
Buenos Aires, Mar Del Plata Int. FF 2007-03-08 Princess
Santa Barbara Int. Film Festival 2007-01-25 Princess
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2007-01-24 Princess
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2006-11-23 Princess
Stockholm International Film Festival 2006-11-16 Princess
London Film Festival 2006-10-18 Princess
Montreal, Festival International Nouveau Cinema 2006-10-18 Princess
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2006-10-11 Princess
Warsaw International Film Festival 2006-10-06 Princess
Reykjavik Film Festival 2006-09-28 Princess
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2006-09-21 Princess
Toronto International Film Festival 2006-09-07 Princess
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2006-08-18 Princess
Melbourne Film Festival 2006-07-26 Princess
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2006-07-13 Princess
Cannes, Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2006-05-18 Princess
Cannes, Festival de 2006-05-17 Princess
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.