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Esben Toft Jacobsen

(1977 – )

Animator, born 1977, Denmark. Former student of visual communication at Danmarks Designskole, Toft Jacobsen graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in animation direction in 2006. Freelance artist and animator on a number of computer games.

Since graduating from the film school Toft Jacobsen developed and directed productions at Copenhagen Bombay, among these, the short film "Kiwi & Strit", which was part of the feature film "Carsten & Gitte's Movie Madness" (Anders Morgenthaler et al., 2008).

"The Great Bear" (2011), selected for Berlinale Generation Kplus, is Toft Jacobsen's feature film debut.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Beyond Beyond 2014 Direction, Screenplay, Editor, Storyboard Feature
The Great Bear 2011 Direction, Editor, Screenplay, Storyboard, Character design, Matte painter DK/Feature
Carsten & Gitte's Movie Madness 2008 Director: Kiwi & Strit DK/Short fiction
Paragraf 15 2007 Graphic design DK/Short fiction
Having a brother 2006 Direction, Screenplay DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Animated Feature Prize Adult Jury 2011 Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2011 Den kæmpestore bjørn
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
Transilvania International Film Festival 2012-06-01 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Seattle International Film Festival 2012-05-17 Den kæmpestore bjørn
TIFF Kids 2012-04-10 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2011-12-04 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2011-11-18 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2011-11-10 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2011-10-21 Den kæmpestore bjørn
London Film Festival 2011-10-12 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Amsterdam Cinekid 2011-10-12 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Busan International Film Festival 2011-10-06 Den kæmpestore bjørn
SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2011-10-06 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Rio de Janeiro Brazilian Int. Children´s Film Festival 2011-08-19 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Sarajevo Film Festival 2011-07-22 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2011-07-14 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Sydney Film Festival 2011-06-08 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Annecy, Festival Int. du Film d'Animation 2011-06-06 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2011-05-29 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Stuttgart International Animation Film Festival 2011-05-03 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Stockholm Film Festival Junior 2011-04-11 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2011-04-06 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Malmö, BUFF 2011-03-15 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Berlinale 2011-02-10 Den kæmpestore bjørn
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009-08-17 Carsten & Gittes filmballade
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2009-05-31 Carsten & Gittes filmballade
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.