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Esben Tønnesen

Born 1976, Sweden. B.A. in Media Science, 2002. Graduated in direction from the alternative film school Super16, 2006. Assistant director on Danish feature films and director of numerous commercials and music videos.

"Lille mand"/"Little Man" (2006) won the Silver Gryphon for Best Short Film at Giffoni, the Children¿s Jury Friese Award at Hamburg, and two top awards at the Buster festival, Copenhagen.

"De fantastiske 3"/"The Fantastic 3" won the Gryphon Award for Best Short Film in the +6 section at Giffoni Film Festival 2010.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Kolonien 2017 Direction TV series
The Detectives 2013 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Comedy: De fantastiske 3 2009 Direction
De fantastiske 3 2009 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Lille mand 2006 Direction DK/Short fiction
Shadow of a Doubt 2006 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Den nye lejer 2005 Direction DK/Short fiction
Flyd mine tårer 2005 Unit manager DK/Short fiction
Fucking 14 2005 Unit manager DK/Short fiction
Manden der blandt andet var en sko 2004 Assistant director DK/Short fiction
Således skete det 2004 Unit manager DK/Short fiction
Depotet 2003 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Zakka West 2003 Assistant director DK/Feature
En anden pige 2003 Screenplay DK/Short fiction
Metropollination 2001 Direction DK/Short fiction
Legekammeraten 2001 Electrical dept. DK/Short fiction
Postkort fra Mars 2001 Assistant director DK/Short fiction
Trafik 1999 Cinematography DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Short Film, Silver Gryphon 2007 Giffoni Film Festival 2007 Lille mand
1st Prize, Short Film Live Action 2007 Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2007 Lille mand
Best Short Fiction 2010 Giffoni Film Festival 2010 De fantastiske 3
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 2014-11-06 Detektiverne
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2014-10-29 Detektiverne
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2014-09-16 Detektiverne
Stockholm Film Festival Junior 2014-04-07 Detektiverne
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2013-11-15 Detektiverne
Amsterdam Cinekid 2013-10-16 Detektiverne
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2011-05-03 De fantastiske 3
TIFF Kids 2011-04-05 De fantastiske 3
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2010-12-06 De fantastiske 3
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2010-08-23 De fantastiske 3
Giffoni Film Festival 2010-07-18 De fantastiske 3
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2010-04-22 Lille mand
Los Angeles, Oscar Nomination Screening 2009-02-13 Lille mand
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2007-10-18 Lille mand
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2007-10-09 Lille mand
Giffoni Film Festival 2007-07-12 Lille mand
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2007-04-24 Lille mand
Malmö, BUFF 2007-03-13 Lille mand
Amsterdam Cinekid 2006-10-22 Lille mand
Cannes, Festival de 2006-05-17 Lille mand
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.