Per Fly

(1960 – )

Director. Born 14/1 1960, Denmark. Graduate of the National Film School of Denmark in 1993. Fly's most significant work is the awardwinning societal trilogy consisting of "The Bench" (2000), "Inheritance" (2003) and "Manslaughter" (2005). Fly is a recipient of the prestigious Carl Th. Dreyer Award.

His societal trilogy about the lower, middle and upper class in Denmark won critical acclaim and drew a large audience. "The Bench" received a European Film Academy nomination and was a triple winner at Lübeck, while "Inheritance" received seven Robert Awards plus awards in San Sebastian, Rouen and Mexico City. "Manslaughter", which completes the trilogy, received Nordic Council's Film Award 2005. Together, the three films in the trilogy have brought in a million admissions at national cinemas alone. In 2018 Fly wrote and directed the Danish-Canadian thriller "Backstabbing for Beginners", based on the memoir "Backstabbing for Beginners - My Crash Course in International Diplomacy" by Michael Soussan.

For television Fly created the critically acclaimed miniseries "Performances" in 2007 for which actress Sonja Richter won the Golden Nymph in Monte Carlo. He directed several episodes of the Danish crime series "Follow the Money" (2016), which premiered at the 2015 Berlinale and won a Robert Award for Best Danish Television series in 2017. Fly is concept director on "Erobreren," a historical drama series in development for HBO Nordic, based on volumes 2-4 of the major Danish literary classic "Pelle the Conqueror" by Martin Andersen Nexø.

Title Year Function Category
Hammarskjöld 2024 Direction Feature
Forever 2022 Consultant DK/Feature
Backstabbing for Beginners 2018 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
All In 2017 Script consultant DK/Feature
Follow the Money 2016 Direction TV series
Waltz for Monica 2013 Direction Feature
The Great Bird Race 2012 Script consultant DK/Feature
Kvinden der drømte om en mand 2010 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Love & rage 2009 Script consultant DK/Feature
Antichrist 2009 Script consultant DK/Feature
Lille soldat 2008 Cinematographer: Africa DK/Feature
Forestillinger 2007 Direction, Script, Concept TV series
Shakespeares Venus og Adonis 2007 Appearance DK/Documentary
Fighter 2007 Editing supervisor DK/Feature
The three musketeers 2006 Ceremoni-mester DK/Feature
Manslaughter 2005 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Allegro 2005 Tilskuer DK/Feature
Inheritance 2003 Direction, Script DK/Feature
The Pact 2003 Director supervisor DK/Short fiction
Filmskatten 2002 Direction DK/Documentary
Prop & Berta 2001 Direction DK/Feature
The bench 2000 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Den lille ridder 1999 Direction DK/Short fiction
Chock. Liftarflickan 1997 Direction Short fiction
TAXA 1997 Direction TV series
Monsterfest 1995 Direction DK/Short fiction
- kalder Katrine! 1994 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Sofaholdet 1994 Direction TV film
Værelse 17 1993 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
The end 1993 Direction DK/Short fiction
Per Fly in trade directory