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David B. Sørensen

(1980 – )

Producer and director. Born 18/3 1980, Denmark. Holds a Bachelor in Film and Media from University of Southern Denmark and a producer graduate from the acclaimed Super16 film school in Denmark.

Co-director of the documentary 'Squat 69' (2006). The film, which was selected for CPH:DOX, documents the final year of the controversial squat Ungdomshuset in Copenhagen.

In 2012 Sørensen produced and wrote the script for the documentary 'Searching For Bill', which won several awards, and in 2016 he was executive producer on the documentary 'The War Show', which also won a large number of Danish and International awards. In 2018 he produced 'Holiday' - feature debut of director Isabella Eklöf.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Holiday 2018 Producer, Executive producer DK/Feature
The War Show 2016 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Searching For Bill 2012 Screenplay, Producer DK/Documentary
Max Embarrassing 2 2011 Location scout DK/Feature
Bellum 2010 Direction, Producer DK/Short fiction
Brotherhood 2010 Production assistant DK/Feature
Mesopotamia 2008 Producer DK/Short fiction
Frode - og alle de andre rødder 2008 Production assistant DK/Feature
Max the movie 2008 Location manager DK/Feature
D+R 2007 Producer DK/Short fiction
500 stenkastende autonome voldspsykopater fra helvede 2006 Direction, Script, Production, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Arabesk til en LP af Gainsbourg 2006 Producer DK/Short fiction
Emmalou 2006 Production manager DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
NORDIC:DOX AWARD 2012 CPH:DOX 2012 Searching For Bill
Best International Film 2013 Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2013 Searching For Bill
Jury Prize 2016 Venice Days 2016 The War Show
Best Human Rights Documentary Awad 2016 Bergen International Film festival 2016 The War Show
Honorary Mention 2016 Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2016 The War Show
Dragon Award For Best Nordic Documentary 2017 Göteborg International Film Festival 2017 The War Show
Special Mention of the International Jury 2017 Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2017 The War Show
Love & Change 2017 Istanbul Festival of Independent Films 2017 The War Show
Amnesty Award 2017 Warszawa, Against Gravity 2017 The War Show
Best Film 2018 Austin Fantastic Fest 2018 Holiday
Best Director 2018 Austin Fantastic Fest 2018 Holiday
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
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2018-11-08 Holiday
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2018-11-01 Holiday
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2018-10-18 Holiday
London Film Festival 2018-10-10 Holiday
Montreal, Festival International Nouveau Cinema 2018-10-03 Holiday
Austin Fantastic Fest 2018-09-20 Holiday
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2018-08-18 Holiday
Melbourne Film Festival 2018-08-02 Holiday
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2018-07-27 Holiday
Zagreb Motovun Film Festival 2018-07-25 Holiday
Sydney Film Festival 2018-06-06 Holiday
Transilvania International Film Festival 2018-05-25 Holiday
Jeonju International Film Festival 2018-05-03 Holiday
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2018-04-19 Holiday
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2018-04-11 Holiday
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2018-04-06 Holiday
Göteborg International Film Festival 2018-01-26 Holiday
Sundance Film Festival 2018-01-18 Holiday
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2017-12-07 The War Show
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2017-09-16 The War Show
Dokufest Prizren 2017-08-04 The War Show
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2017-07-20 The War Show
Sydney Film Festival 2017-06-07 The War Show
Göteborg International Film Festival 2017-05-31 The War Show
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2017-05-12 The War Show
München Documentary Festival 2017-05-04 The War Show
Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2017-04-20 The War Show
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2017-04-11 The War Show
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2017-03-06 The War Show
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2017-03-03 The War Show
ZagrebDox 2017-02-26 The War Show
Istanbul Festival of Independent Films 2017-02-16 The War Show
Göteborg International Film Festival 2017-01-27 The War Show
Dubai International Film Festival 2016-12-07 The War Show
Amsterdam, IDFA 2016-11-16 The War Show
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2016-11-11 The War Show
Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2016-10-31 The War Show
Mumbai Film Festival 2016-10-20 The War Show
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2016-10-16 The War Show
London Film Festival 2016-10-07 The War Show
Reykjavik Film Festival 2016-09-29 The War Show
Bergen International Film festival 2016-09-20 The War Show
Toronto International Film Festival 2016-09-08 The War Show
Venice Days 2016-08-31 The War Show
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2013-10-24 Searching For Bill
Dokufest Prizren 2013-08-17 Searching For Bill
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2013-05-10 Searching For Bill
Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2013-05-02 Searching For Bill
Jeonju International Film Festival 2013-04-26 Searching For Bill
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2013-04-25 Searching For Bill
Göteborg International Film Festival 2013-01-25 Searching For Bill
CPH:DOX 2012-11-01 Searching For Bill
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009-08-17 Mesopotamia
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.