Charlotte Sieling

(1960 – )

Director, scriptwriter, actress. Born 13/7 1960, Denmark. Graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in 1985 and, as scriptwriter, from the National Film School of Denmark in 1995.

Sieling has established herself as one of Denmark''s strongest television directors with series like ''Unit 1'', ''Better Times'', ''The Killing'' and ''''The Bridge''. Internationally, she has directed for American series such as ''Queen of the South'', ''Homeland'' and ''The Americans.''

Sieling made her directorial feature film debut with ''Above the Street below the Water'' (2009), which was selected for Cannes Film Festival. Her second feature ''The Man'' (2017) screened at a number of international film festivals. The historical epic ''Margrete the First'' (2021) is her third feature.

From 1985 to 1994, Sieling worked as an actress in different theatres, from the experimental stage to the Royal Danish Theatre, her roles including Ophelia in Shakespeare''s ''Hamlet'' and Esmeralda in Victor Hugo''s ''The Hunchback of Notre Dame''. Her performances on film and television include the Swedish mini series ''Rosenbaum'' (1993), Jon Bang Carlsen''s ''Carmen & Baby Face'' (1995) and Carsten Sønder''s ''Love Me, Love Me Not'' (1995).
Title Year Function Category
Way Home 2024 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Margrete – Queen of the North 2021 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Happy Ending 2018 Trine DK/Feature
The Man 2017 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
The Idealist 2015 Script consultant DK/Feature
Borgen 3 2013 Direction TV series
Pointy Elbows, Bleeding Knees 2013 Mor DK/Short fiction
The Bridge 2011 Direction TV series
Over gaden under vandet 2009 Direction, Script DK/Feature
The Killing II 2009 Direction TV series
Love & rage 2009 Assistant director DK/Feature
Make My Day 2008 Sygeplejerske DK/Short fiction
Deroute 2008 Dot TV series
D.A.D: True Believer 2008 Voice over coach DK/Documentary
45 cm - Or Love as a Symbolic Communication Medium 2007 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
The Killing 2007 Direction TV series
Supervoksen 2006 Pernille DK/Feature
Den onde lejer 2006 Script consultant DK/Short fiction
Accused 2005 Miriam DK/Feature
H.C. Andersen - historien om en digter 2005 Voice TV film
Mors dag 2005 Consultant DK/Short fiction
Better Times 2004 Direction TV series
The five obstructions 2003 The Naked Woman ("Obstruction #4") DK/Documentary
Kommissarie Winter 2001 Poulsen TV series
Unit 1 2000 Direction TV series
Tut & Tone 1999 Direction DK/Short fiction
Tifanfaya 1998 Tifanfayas mor DK/Short fiction
The White Lioness 1996 Baiba Feature
En loppe kan også gø 1996 Nana DK/Feature
Carmen & Babyface 1995 Tysklærerinden DK/Feature
Filmskolen 1995 Appearance TV film
Body Switch 1995 Jonas'' mor DK/Feature
Love Me, Love Me Not 1995 Hannah DK/Feature
Fearless Frida 1994 Jytte, Fridas mor DK/Feature
Life Is a bitch 1993 Appearance DK/Short fiction
Det bli''r i familien 1993 Merete DK/Feature
Gøngehøvdingen 1992 Dronning Sofie Amalie TV series
Fædre og sønner 1991 Appearance TV film
Games 1990 Pia DK/Feature
Notes on Love 1989 Appearance DK/Experimental
Murder in Paradise 1988 Lisbeth, Kurts søster DK/Feature
Bill og Daphne 1987 Janet TV series
Ansigterne 1986 Appearance TV film
The Wolf at the Door 1986 Gæst hos Durand-Ruel DK/Feature
The Aristocats 1970 Frou Frou (1994-versionen) Feature
Charlotte Sieling in trade directory