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Eva Mulvad

(1972 – )

Graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2001. Director of documentaries for DR TV since 1997.

Mulvad got her breakthrough with 'Enemies of Happiness' (2006), which won IDFA Amsterdam's Silver Wolf Award and the World Cinema Jury Prize at Sundance. Her follow up documentary feature 'The Good Life' (2010) was selected for the Feature-length Competition at IDFA and also selected for HotDocs, Tribeca and San Francisco Film Festivals. In 2011, 'The Good Life' was awarded Best Documentary Film over 30 minutes long in Karlovy Vary, and in Denmark Mulvad received The Roos Award.

She has since directed films such as 'The Samurai Case' (2011), 'The Castle' (2014) as well as 'A Modern Man' (2017), which was nominated for the NORDIC:DOX award at CPH:DOX, and 'Cherry Tale' (2019), which also premiered at CPH:DOX. In 2019 Mulvad directed 'Love Child', which was selected for Toronto Film Festival.

Mulvad won the 2006 WIFT (Women in Film and TV) award for young film talents as well as DFI's documentary award, Roos Prisen, in 2011. She is the co-owner of the acclaimed production company Danish Documentary Production.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Fight for Greenland 2020 Consultant DK/Documentary
Scandinavian Star (overview) 2020 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Scandinavian Star 2:6 - The Disaster 2020 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Scandinavian Star 1:6 2020 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Cherry Tale 2019 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer, Executive producer DK/Documentary
Love Child 2019 Direction, Cinematographer, Screenplay, Executive producer DK/Documentary
Reunited 2019 Consultant DK/Documentary
The Cave 2019 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Hunting for Hedonia 2019 Executive producer DK/Documentary
School of Seduction 2019 Executive producer DK/Documentary
A Modern Man 2017 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Den anden side 2017 Executive producer DK/Documentary
A Year of Hope 2017 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Aquarela 2016 Production DK/Documentary
Slottet 2014 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
The Newsroom - Off the Record 2014 Executive producer DK/Documentary
The Sunfish 2014 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
Good Things Await 2014 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Ai Weiwei The Fake Case 2013 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Kidd life 2012 Editing supervisor DK/Documentary
The good life 2011 Direction, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Med døden til følge 2011 Direction, First assistant camera DK/Documentary
Ballroom Dancer 2011 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Love addict - historier om drømme, besættelse og længsel 2011 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Roskilde 2008 Co-director DK/Documentary
One Day 2007 Consultant DK/Documentary
Enemies of Happiness 2006 Direction, Stills DK/Documentary
Kolonien 2006 Direction, Script, Stills, Sound DK/Documentary
In between 2001 Direction DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Nestor Almendros Prize 2007 New York Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2007 Enemies of Happiness
Best Documentary Award 2011 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2011 Det gode liv
Silver Wolf Award 2006 Amsterdam, IDFA 2006 Enemies of Happiness
Speciel Mention 2007 SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2007 Enemies of Happiness
World Cinema Jury Prize: Documentary 2007 Sundance Film Festival 2007 Enemies of Happiness
Speciel Mention 2007 Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2007 Enemies of Happiness
Doc Alliance Award 2011 CPH:DOX 2011 Det gode liv
Gold Hugo 2019 Chicago International Film Festival 2019 Love Child
Special Jury Mention 2019 New York, DOC NYC Film Festival 2019 Love Child
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
Krakow Film Festival 2020-05-31 A Modern Man
CPH:DOX 2020-03-18 Love Child
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2020-01-27 Love Child
Göteborg International Film Festival 2020-01-24 Love Child
Amsterdam, IDFA 2019-11-20 Love Child
New York, DOC NYC Film Festival 2019-11-07 Love Child
Chicago International Film Festival 2019-10-16 Love Child
Toronto International Film Festival 2019-09-05 Love Child
Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2018-05-17 A Modern Man
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2018-05-11 A Modern Man
ZagrebDox 2018-02-25 A Modern Man
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2018-01-23 A Modern Man
Montreal, Rencontres Int. du Documentaire 2017-11-09 A Modern Man
Bergen International Film festival 2017-09-26 A Modern Man
Message to Man 2017-09-15 A Modern Man
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017-06-09 A Modern Man
Sydney Film Festival 2017-06-07 A Modern Man
München Documentary Festival 2017-05-04 A Modern Man
CPH:DOX 2017-03-16 A Modern Man
Message to Man 2014-09-20 Det gode liv
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2012-03-09 Med døden til følge
Göteborg International Film Festival 2012-01-27 Med døden til følge
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2012-01-24 Med døden til følge
CPH:DOX 2011-11-03 Det gode liv
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2011-11-02 Det gode liv
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2011-10-25 Det gode liv
Bergen International Film festival 2011-10-19 Det gode liv
Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2011-10-17 Det gode liv
Aarhus, Nordisk Panorama 2011-09-23 Det gode liv
DMZ South Korea 2011-09-22 Det gode liv
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2011-09-15 Det gode liv
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2011-07-01 Det gode liv
CPH:DOX 2011-06-17 Det gode liv
Cape Town, Encounters South African Int. Documentary Film Festival 2011-06-09 Det gode liv
Sydney Film Festival 2011-06-08 Det gode liv
Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2011-05-12 Det gode liv
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2011-05-06 Det gode liv
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2011-04-28 Det gode liv
San Francisco Int. Film Festival 2011-04-21 Det gode liv
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2011-04-20 Det gode liv
Nyon, Visions du Réel 2011-04-07 Det gode liv
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2011-04-06 Det gode liv
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2011-03-11 Det gode liv
Amsterdam, IDFA 2010-11-18 Det gode liv
CPH:DOX 2010-11-04 Det gode liv
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2010-04-22 Roskilde
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2010-04-07 Roskilde
Reykjavik Film Festival 2009-09-17 Roskilde
ZagrebDox 2009-02-23 Roskilde
Göteborg International Film Festival 2009-01-23 Roskilde
Warsaw International Film Festival 2008-10-10 Roskilde
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2007-11-07 Enemies of Happiness
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2007-10-31 Kolonien
Lisbon Int. Documentary Film Festival 2007-10-18 Enemies of Happiness
Tehran, Cinéma Vérité, Documentary Film Festival 2007-10-15 Enemies of Happiness
Oulu Nordisk Panorama 2007-09-21 Enemies of Happiness
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2007-09-20 Enemies of Happiness
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2007-08-27 Enemies of Happiness
Melbourne Film Festival 2007-07-25 Enemies of Happiness
Cape Town, Encounters South African Int. Documentary Film Festival 2007-07-13 Enemies of Happiness
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2007-07-13 Enemies of Happiness
Jerusalem Int. Film Festival 2007-07-06 Enemies of Happiness
SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2007-06-12 Enemies of Happiness
Sydney Film Festival 2007-06-08 Enemies of Happiness
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2007-05-11 Enemies of Happiness
München Documentary Festival 2007-05-02 Enemies of Happiness
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2007-04-19 Enemies of Happiness
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2007-03-31 Enemies of Happiness
Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2007-03-22 Enemies of Happiness
London, Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2007-03-22 Enemies of Happiness
New York Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2007-03-21 Enemies of Happiness
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2007-03-20 Enemies of Happiness
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2007-03-16 Enemies of Happiness
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2007-02-28 Enemies of Happiness
ZagrebDox 2007-02-26 Enemies of Happiness
Göteborg International Film Festival 2007-01-26 Enemies of Happiness
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2007-01-24 Enemies of Happiness
Amsterdam, IDFA 2007-01-20 Enemies of Happiness
Sundance Film Festival 2007-01-18 Enemies of Happiness
Amsterdam, IDFA 2006-11-23 Enemies of Happiness
CPH:DOX 2006-11-10 Kolonien
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.