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Ask Hasselbalch

(1979 – )

Director. Born 28/2 1979, Denmark. Trained at the European Film College, Denmark, 2001-02. Has directed short fiction, commercials, music videos and TV satire. Holds a degree from the School of Time-based Media, the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, from 2010. Graduated as director from the alternative film school Super16 in 2010.


Hasselbalch made his feature film debut with 'Antboy' (2013) which enjoyed its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and won a Danish Robert Award for Best Children/Youth Film. He has later directed the two sequels, 'Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury' (2014), which also won a Robert Award, and 'Antboy 3' (2016), which was nominated for several prizes. 'The Shamer's Daughter 2 - The Serpent Gift' (2019) is his fourth feature film.


In 2013, Hasselbalch was chosen for the Nordic Film Lab program where 16 of the most promising filmmakers from Scandinavia including directors, scriptwriters and producers are selected by the national film institutes.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Shamer's Daughter II – The Serpent Gift 2019 Direction DK/Feature
Antboy 3 2016 Direction DK/Feature
Antboy: Revenge of The Red Fury 2014 Direction DK/Feature
Antboy 2013 Direction DK/Feature
Vilddyr 2010 Direction DK/Short fiction
The Other Side 2009 Direction DK/Short fiction
Alliancen 2008 Direction DK/Short fiction
En sikker vinder 2008 Direction DK/Short fiction
Tre somre 2006 Production assistant DK/Short fiction
Sort oktober 2005 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Audience Award 2015 Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2015 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
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
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2019-04-29 Skammerens datter II – Slangens gave
Warsaw International Film Festival 2016-10-09 Antboy 3
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2016-04-19 Antboy 3
TIFF Kids 2016-04-08 Antboy 3
Malmö, BUFF 2016-03-14 Antboy 3
Berlinale 2016-02-11 Antboy 3
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2015-11-29 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2015-11-16 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
Discovery - Scotland's Int. Film Fest for Children & Young People 2015-10-24 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
Sarajevo Film Festival 2015-08-14 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
Zagreb Motovun Film Festival 2015-07-25 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2015-07-16 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2015-05-29 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2015-04-21 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
Beijing International Film Festival 2015-04-16 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
TIFF Kids 2015-04-07 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
TIFF Kids 2015-04-01 Antboy
Malmö, BUFF 2015-03-09 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
Berlinale 2015-02-05 Antboy: Den Røde Furies hævn
Sevilla Festival de Cine 2014-11-07 Antboy
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2014-09-16 Antboy
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 2014-08-21 Antboy
Sarajevo Film Festival 2014-08-15 Antboy
Giffoni Film Festival 2014-07-18 Antboy
Tel Aviv International Children's Film Festival 2014-07-17 Antboy
Seattle International Film Festival 2014-05-15 Antboy
TIFF Kids 2014-04-08 Antboy
Malmö, BUFF 2014-03-10 Antboy
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2013-11-30 Antboy
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2013-11-18 Antboy
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2013-11-15 Antboy
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2013-10-30 Antboy
Amsterdam Cinekid 2013-10-16 Antboy
London Film Festival 2013-10-09 Antboy
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2013-09-26 Antboy
Toronto International Film Festival 2013-09-05 Antboy
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2013-08-15 Antboy
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.