Frelle Petersen

(1980 – )

Director, screenwriter. Born 1980 (René Frelle Petersen).

Frelle Petersen started out in the film industry as assistant director in 2003. He has since directed a number of award-winning short films. He debuted as a feature film director with 'Where Have All the Good Men Gone' (2016), which was selected for the Seattle Film Festival.

His second film, 'Uncle' (2019), won the Grand Prix at the Tokyo Film Festival and was honoured with the talent award at CPH PIX and the audience prize at the Kosmorama Trondheim Film Festival. Petersen also won a Danish Bodil for best screenplay.

Petersen's third feature film, 'Forever' (2022), had its international premiere in Competition at San Sebastián Film Festival.
Title Year Function Category
Forever 2022 Direction, Screenplay, Editor DK/Feature
Onkel 2019 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer, Editor, Executive producer DK/Feature
Where Have All the Good Men Gone 2016 Direction, Screenplay, Executive producer DK/Feature
Mommy 2013 Direction, Screenplay, Producer DK/Short fiction
Catch the Dream 2013 3rd assistant director DK/Feature
As You Were 2012 Direction, Screenplay, Producer, Editor DK/Short fiction
This life 2012 2nd assistant director DK/Feature
Going Nowhere 2011 Direction, Screenplay, Producer, Editor DK/Short fiction
R 2010 1st assistant director DK/Feature
Historietimen 1. sæson 2009 Assistant director TV series
Fri os fra det onde 2009 2nd assistant director DK/Feature
Go with peace Jamil 2008 2nd assistant director DK/Feature
The Smell of Hair 2007 Direction, Script, Appearance DK/Short fiction
The Art of Crying 2007 Assistant director DK/Feature
Kærlighed på film 2007 Casting: extras DK/Feature
AFR 2007 Research DK/Feature
Strings 2004 2nd assistant director DK/Feature