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Erlend E. Mo

Born 1967, Norway. Studied literature and Scandinavian languages at Oslo University 1986-90, and film and TV at Volda University College 1990-92. Has produced and directed for NRK's Children and Youth Department and DR's Children and Youth Department.

Wrote and directed the fictional documentary 'Forbidden Love' (1998), awarded the Terje Vigen prize at the Norwegian Short Film Festival, nominated for the Dutch Prix Iris and participant at several other international festivals. 'Welcome to Denmark' (2003) was awarded Best Documentary at Odense, and was the only Nordic film represented at the EuropaCinema 2003 in Viareggio. 'Can You Die in Heaven?' (2005) was awarded the Youth Jury's Best Documentary at Odense Film Festival, Best Children's Doc at Pärnu, Estonia, and won a GuldDok for Best Documentary at CPH:DOX. 'My Eyes' (2006) won the IDFA Silver Cub Award, a GuldDok for Best Sound at CPH:DOX, Best Short Film at Sao Paolo and the Cinematic Vision Short Award at the SilverDocs AFI (Discovery Documentary Festival).

'Paradis' (2008) is a feature-length documentary co-directed with Sami Saif and Jens Loftager. The film premiered at Odense Film Festival. 'Four Letters Apart - Children in the Age of ADHD' (2013) was selected for CPH:DOX, Göteborg Film Festival and Hot Docs in Canada. 'Journey to Utopia' (2020) was selected for the nordic competition at CPH:DOX.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Journey to Utopia 2020 Direction, Appearance, Screenplay, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Sport Kids 2015 Direction, Cinematographer Documentary
Four Letters Apart - Children in the Age of ADHD 2013 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Sannhetsjegeren 2009 Direction, Script, Video photographer Documentary
Paradise 2008 Direction DK/Documentary
My eyes 2006 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
Can you die in Heaven 2005 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Stills DK/Documentary
Velkommen til Danmark 2003 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Sound DK/Documentary

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Documentary 2003 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2003 Velkommen til Danmark
Best Film, Youth Jury 2005 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2005 Kan man dø i himlen
Gold Dok Best Children's Doc 2005 CPH:DOX 2005 Kan man dø i himlen
Gold Dok Best Sound 2005 CPH:DOX 2005 Kan man dø i himlen
Silver Cub Award 2006 Amsterdam, IDFA 2006 Inden for mine øjne
Cinematic Vision Short Award 2007 SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2007 Inden for mine øjne
Gold Dok Best Sound 2006 CPH:DOX 2006 Inden for mine øjne
Best Documentary Short Film 2007 Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2007 Inden for mine øjne
Audience Award 2007 Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2007 Inden for mine øjne
Audience Award 2014 Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2014 Jeg hader ADHD - børn i en diagnosetid
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
Sydney Film Festival 2020-06-03 Rejsen til Utopia
CPH:DOX 2020-03-18 Rejsen til Utopia
Torun, Camerimage 2014-11-15 Jeg hader ADHD - børn i en diagnosetid
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2014-10-29 Jeg hader ADHD - børn i en diagnosetid
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2014-05-09 Jeg hader ADHD - børn i en diagnosetid
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2014-04-24 Jeg hader ADHD - børn i en diagnosetid
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2014-03-14 Jeg hader ADHD - børn i en diagnosetid
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2014-03-03 Jeg hader ADHD - børn i en diagnosetid
Göteborg International Film Festival 2014-01-24 Jeg hader ADHD - børn i en diagnosetid
CPH:DOX 2013-11-07 Jeg hader ADHD - børn i en diagnosetid
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2008-08-19 Paradis
Tehran, Cinéma Vérité, Documentary Film Festival 2007-10-15 Inden for mine øjne
SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2007-06-12 Inden for mine øjne
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2007-04-24 Inden for mine øjne
Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2007-03-22 Inden for mine øjne
ZagrebDox 2007-02-26 Inden for mine øjne
Docsbarcelona 2007-02-01 Inden for mine øjne
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2007-01-24 Inden for mine øjne
Amsterdam, IDFA 2006-11-23 Inden for mine øjne
CPH:DOX 2006-11-10 Inden for mine øjne
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2006-04-25 Kan man dø i himlen
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2006-01-25 Kan man dø i himlen
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2005-11-03 Kan man dø i himlen
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2005-08-11 Kan man dø i himlen
Malmö, BUFF 2005-03-08 Kan man dø i himlen
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2003-10-30 Velkommen til Danmark
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2003-08-11 Velkommen til Danmark
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.