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Isabella Eklöf

Director. Holds a bachelor in Film Directing from the University of Gothenburg form 2007 and graduated as director from The National Film School of Denmark in 2011 with the film 'Notes From Underground'. In 2012 she received Bisballeprisen, a Danish art prize, for her work on the film.

Eklöf also works with editing, screenwriting and translations to and from Swedish, English and Danish and she has
published translations and short stories in Swedish.

In 2018 she debuted as a feature director with 'Holiday', which premiered as part of the international competetion at Sundance Film Festival. She co-wrote the screenplay for Un Certain Regard-winner 'Border' along with the film's director Ali Abbasi.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Holiday 2018 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Border 2018 Screenplay Feature
Darkland 2017 Translation DK/Feature
3 Things 2017 Translation DK/Feature
Noter fra kælderen 2011 Direction, Script, Student DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Film 2018 Austin Fantastic Fest 2018 Holiday
Best Director 2018 Austin Fantastic Fest 2018 Holiday
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 2018-11-08 Holiday
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2018-11-01 Holiday
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2018-10-18 Holiday
London Film Festival 2018-10-10 Holiday
Montreal, Festival International Nouveau Cinema 2018-10-03 Holiday
Austin Fantastic Fest 2018-09-20 Holiday
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2018-08-18 Holiday
Melbourne Film Festival 2018-08-02 Holiday
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2018-07-27 Holiday
Zagreb Motovun Film Festival 2018-07-25 Holiday
Sydney Film Festival 2018-06-06 Holiday
Transilvania International Film Festival 2018-05-25 Holiday
Jeonju International Film Festival 2018-05-03 Holiday
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2018-04-19 Holiday
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2018-04-11 Holiday
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2018-04-06 Holiday
Göteborg International Film Festival 2018-01-26 Holiday
Sundance Film Festival 2018-01-18 Holiday
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.