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Andreas Koefoed

(1979 – )

Born 1979, Denmark. A graduate in documentary direction from the National Film School of Denmark, 2009, and in sociology from Copenhagen University, 2004. Has, since 2001, worked as director, cinematographer and editor of documentary films, and has made films in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.


Koefoed's films have awards at numerous festivals, including Tribeca, Silverdocs, Full Frame, Sheffield Doc/Fest and CPH:DOX. His short films "A Day in the Smoke" (2008), "12 Notes Down" (2008), and "Pig Country (2010) were all screened at IDFA. Koefoed's first feature-length doucmentary "Ballroom Dancer" (directed with Christian Bonke, 2011) was screened at a number of international festivals including IDFA and Toronto Hot Docs. The film recieved a Special Mention for Best New Director at Tribeca Film Festival and an adward for Best Documentary at Nordisk Panoram among several other prizes.


"At Home in the World" (2015) premiered at CPH:DOX and was selected for the Mid-lenght Competition at IDFA.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
At Home in the World 2015 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
The Arms Drop 2014 Direction, Screenplay DK/Documentary
The Ghost of Piramida 2012 Direction, Producer, Cinematographer, Screenplay DK/Documentary
AB (work-in-progress) 2012 Direction, Screenplay DK/Documentary
Barefoot engineers 2012 Field director DK/Documentary
Ballroom Dancer 2011 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Pig country 2010 Direction, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Til verdens end 2010 Direction DK/Documentary
Tank City 2010 Consultant DK/Documentary
Albert's Winter 2009 Direction, Composer DK/Documentary
Weightless - a recording session with Jakob Bro 2009 Cinematography, Executive producer DK/Documentary
12 toner ned 2008 Direction DK/Documentary
A Day in the Smoke 2008 Direction, Cinematography, Editing DK/Documentary
Beg, Borrow and Steel 2006 Direction, Cinematographer, Producer DK/Documentary
Single Mothers Association 2005 Direction DK/Documentary

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Special Jury Mention 2012 New York Tribeca Film Festival 2012 Ballroom Dancer
Special Mention 2012 Warszawa, Against Gravity 2012 Ballroom Dancer
Best Nordic Documentary 2012 Oulu Nordisk Panorama 2012 Ballroom Dancer
Chopin's Nose Award 2013 Warszawa, Against Gravity 2013 The Ghost of Piramida
IDFA prize for best Midlenght Competition 2015 Amsterdam, IDFA 2015 Et hjem i verden
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
Tehran, Cinéma Vérité, Documentary Film Festival 2016-12-04 Et hjem i verden
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2016-11-02 Et hjem i verden
Bergen International Film festival 2016-09-20 Et hjem i verden
Tel Aviv International Children's Film Festival 2016-07-07 Et hjem i verden
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2016-05-13 Et hjem i verden
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2016-04-28 Et hjem i verden
Durham, Full Frame 2016-04-07 Et hjem i verden
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2016-03-18 Et hjem i verden
London, Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2016-03-09 Et hjem i verden
Göteborg International Film Festival 2016-01-29 Et hjem i verden
Amsterdam, IDFA 2015-11-18 Et hjem i verden
CPH:DOX 2015-11-06 Et hjem i verden
Reykjavik Film Festival 2015-09-24 Våbensmuglingen
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2015-05-09 Våbensmuglingen
Leuven, Docville 2015-05-01 Våbensmuglingen
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2015-04-23 Våbensmuglingen
ZagrebDox 2015-02-23 Våbensmuglingen
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2015-01-27 Våbensmuglingen
Göteborg International Film Festival 2015-01-23 Våbensmuglingen
Beijing, iDOCS Int. Documentary Forum 2014-12-12 Ballroom Dancer
Amsterdam, IDFA 2014-11-19 Våbensmuglingen
CPH:DOX 2014-11-06 Våbensmuglingen
Message to Man 2014-09-20 The Ghost of Piramida
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2013-10-30 The Ghost of Piramida
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2013-09-20 Ballroom Dancer
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2013-05-10 The Ghost of Piramida
Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2013-05-02 The Ghost of Piramida
Trondheim Kosmorama International Film Festival 2013-04-15 The Ghost of Piramida
Guadalajara Film Festival 2013-03-01 Ballroom Dancer
Istanbul Festival of Independent Films 2013-02-14 The Ghost of Piramida
Göteborg International Film Festival 2013-01-25 The Ghost of Piramida
Valladolid International Film Festival 2012-10-20 Ballroom Dancer
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2012-10-19 Ballroom Dancer
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2012-09-27 Ballroom Dancer
Oulu Nordisk Panorama 2012-09-21 Ballroom Dancer
Seoul, EBS International Documentary Festival 2012-08-17 Ballroom Dancer
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2012-07-19 Ballroom Dancer
Amsterdam, IDFA 2012-07-10 Ballroom Dancer
Sydney Film Festival 2012-06-06 Ballroom Dancer
Transilvania International Film Festival 2012-06-01 Ballroom Dancer
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2012-05-11 Ballroom Dancer
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2012-04-26 Ballroom Dancer
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2012-04-18 Ballroom Dancer
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2012-03-09 Ballroom Dancer
ZagrebDox 2012-02-26 Ballroom Dancer
Berlinale 2012-02-09 Ballroom Dancer
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2012-01-24 Ballroom Dancer
Amsterdam, IDFA 2011-11-16 Ballroom Dancer
CPH:DOX 2011-11-03 Ballroom Dancer
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.