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Jacob Bitsch

(1976 – )

Born 13 March 1976, Denmark. BA in film studies from the University of Copenhagen (1998-2001), Tisch School of Arts, New York (2001-2003), and graduated in film directing at the National Film School of Denmark, 2007.


Bitsch made his debut as a feature film director in 2009 with "Camping". His short fiction "Wild Bird" (2012) was selected for main competition at Olympia Film Festival, Nordische Filmtage and Odense Film Festival among others and won the award for best shot fiction at Lucas Internationales Kinderfilmfestival.


Bitsch's "Amina's Letters" (2016) is based on Danish author Jonas T. Bengtsson's award winning novel.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Couple Trouble 2018 Direction TV series
Letters for Amina 2017 Direction DK/Feature
Wild Bird 2012 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Camping 2009 Direction DK/Feature
Der er ingen ende på Vejle 2007 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Blind Date 1999 Appearance DK/Short fiction
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Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2017-11-01 Aminas breve
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2017-10-18 Aminas breve
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2017-10-05 Aminas breve
Göteborg International Film Festival 2017-01-27 Aminas breve
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2013-11-01 Vildfugl
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2013-09-20 Vildfugl
Malmö, BUFF 2013-03-11 Vildfugl
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2012-12-02 Vildfugl
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2012-12-01 Vildfugl
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2012-10-31 Vildfugl
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2012-08-20 Vildfugl
Mumbai Film Festival 2010-10-21 Camping
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2010-04-03 Camping
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.