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Christian Sønderby Jepsen

Director. Born 1977. Graduated as documentary director from the National Film School of Denmark in 2007.

'Side by Side' (2008) screened at a host of venues, including the Toronto Hot Docs, and won the Grand Prix at Odense Film Festival.

'The Will' (2011), the director's first feature-length documentary, was selected for a number of prominent festivals and won for best Danish documentary at CPH:DOX and a Bodil award.

'Natural Disorder' (2015) was selected for IDFA's Feature-length Competition and received several international awards.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Alma moves to the Countryside 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer Series (documentary)
Alma moves to the Countryside 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer Series (documentary)
Alma moves to the Countryside 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer Series (documentary)
Alma moves to the Countryside 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer Series (documentary)
Alma moves to the Countryside 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer Series (documentary)
Alma moves to the Countryside 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer Series (documentary)
The Christmas Brothers 2018 Direction DK/Documentary
Alma moves to the Countryside 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer Series (documentary)
Natural Disorder 2015 Direction, Screenplay DK/Documentary
To Death Do Us Part 2015 Direction, Cinematographer, Screenplay TV documentary
To Death Do Us Part 2015 Direction, Cinematographer, Screenplay TV documentary
To Death Do Us Part 2015 Direction, Cinematographer, Screenplay TV documentary
Blood Ties 2013 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Dirtbusters 2013 Consultant DK/Documentary
Dreaming of a Family 2013 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Dicte 2012 Script consultant DK/Documentary
The will 2011 Direction, Cinematography, Screenplay DK/Documentary
Convicted for Terror 2010 Direction DK/Documentary
Min fætter er pirat 2010 Direction DK/Documentary
Side by Side 2009 Direction DK/Documentary
Doxwise 2 2009 Direction, Stills DK/Documentary
Elton @ Doxwise 2009 Direction DK/Documentary
Mirror 2009 Assistant director DK/Documentary
There's a War Outside My Window 2007 Direction DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Special Mention 2008 CPH:DOX 2008 Side om side
Honorable Mention 2009 Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2009 Side om side
Honorable Mention 2009 Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2009 Side om side
Grand Prix 2009 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009 Side om side
Danish DOX Award 2011 CPH:DOX 2011 Testamentet
Best Film by Young Author 2012 ZagrebDox 2012 Testamentet
Doc Alliance Award 2012 Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2012 Testamentet
International Feature Award 2016 Warszawa, Against Gravity 2016 Naturens uorden
Best International Documentary 2016 München Documentary Festival 2016 Naturens uorden
Grand Prix 2016 Seoul, EBS International Documentary Festival 2016 Naturens uorden
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 2017-12-10 Naturens uorden
Seoul, EBS International Documentary Festival 2016-08-21 Naturens uorden
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2016-05-13 Naturens uorden
München Documentary Festival 2016-05-05 Naturens uorden
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2016-04-28 Naturens uorden
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2016-03-18 Naturens uorden
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2016-03-07 Naturens uorden
Göteborg International Film Festival 2016-01-29 Naturens uorden
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2016-01-25 Naturens uorden
Amsterdam, IDFA 2015-11-18 Naturens uorden
CPH:DOX 2015-11-06 Naturens uorden
Message to Man 2014-09-20 Testamentet
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2013-01-22 Testamentet
CPH:DOX 2012-11-01 Testamentet
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2012-10-31 Testamentet
Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2012-10-29 Testamentet
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2012-10-23 Testamentet
DMZ South Korea 2012-09-21 Testamentet
Oulu Nordisk Panorama 2012-09-21 Testamentet
Marseille Festival International du Documentaire 2012-07-04 Testamentet
Krakow Film Festival 2012-05-28 Testamentet
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2012-05-11 Testamentet
Nyon, Visions du Réel 2012-04-20 Testamentet
Austin, SXSW Film Festival 2012-03-09 Testamentet
ZagrebDox 2012-02-26 Testamentet
Göteborg International Film Festival 2012-01-27 Testamentet
Amsterdam, IDFA 2011-11-16 Testamentet
CPH:DOX 2011-11-03 Testamentet
Bergen International Film festival 2011-10-19 Min fætter er pirat
CPH:DOX 2010-11-04 Min fætter er pirat
ZagrebDox 2010-02-28 Side om side
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2010-01-26 Side om side
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2009-11-04 Side om side
Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2009-10-26 Side om side
Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2009-09-25 Side om side
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009-08-17 Side om side
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2009-07-03 Side om side
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2009-04-30 Side om side
CPH:DOX 2008-11-07 Side om side
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.