Jonas Elmer

(1966 – )

Director. Born 14/3 1966, Denmark. Graduated in direction at the National Film School of Denmark, 1995. Studied film in London and New York, specializing in improvisation. Has written and directed numerous improvisational pieces for the stage.

Elmer wrote and directed the short film 'The Sublime' (1998). His feature film debut was the awardwinning critical success 'Let's Get Lost' (1997), an icon among the new wave of Danish films. Later films include: 'Mona's World' (2001), 'Nynne' (2005), the US production 'New in Town' (2009), 'In Real Life' (2014) and 'I am William' (2017). For television Elmer directed several episodes of the danish comedy series 'Langt fra Las Vegas' (2001).

Title Year Function Category
I am William 2017 Direction DK/Feature
In Real Life 2014 Direction, Screenplay, Producer DK/Feature
Svinehund 2011 Direction, Screenplay DK/Short fiction
New in Town 2009 Direction Feature
Nynne 2005 Direction, Executive producer DK/Feature
Langt fra Las Vegas 2001 Direction TV series
Monas verden 2001 Direction DK/Feature
The Art of Success 1998 Direction DK/Short fiction
Let's Get Lost 1997 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Debut 1995 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
The End 1993 Casting DK/Short fiction
The chronic innocence 1985 Appearance DK/Feature
Rocking Silver 1983 Buller som ung DK/Feature
Zappa 1983 Folke DK/Feature
Historien om Kim Skov 1981 Appearance DK/Short fiction