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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).

Filmography Awards Festivals
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
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

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Reiner Werner Fassbinder Prize 2001 Mannheim-Heidelberg, Int. Film Festival 2001 Monas verden
Special Mention of the International Jury 1998 Mannheim-Heidelberg, Int. Film Festival 1998 Let's Get Lost
Nordic Star (skuespiller) 2018 Malmö, BUFF 2018 Jeg er William
European Children´s Film Association Award 2018 Malmö, BUFF 2018 Jeg er William
EFCA award 2018 Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2018 Jeg er William
Golden Goats Award - Best Film 2018 Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2018 Jeg er William
MARCINEK - Feature Film 2018 Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2018 Jeg er William
ECFA Prize of the best European film 2018 Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2018 Jeg er William
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
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2018-12-02 Jeg er William
Tokyo Kinder Film Festival - Kineko 2018-11-22 Jeg er William
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2018-11-12 Jeg er William
Discovery - Scotland's Int. Film Fest for Children & Young People 2018-10-20 Jeg er William
Amsterdam Cinekid 2018-10-17 Jeg er William
Rio de Janeiro Brazilian Int. Children´s Film Festival 2018-09-01 Jeg er William
München International Film Festival 2018-06-28 Jeg er William
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2018-04-24 Jeg er William
Malmö, BUFF 2018-03-19 Jeg er William
Berlinale 2018-02-15 Jeg er William
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2014-08-16 Det andet liv
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2013-11-01 Det andet liv
Montreal, Festival International Nouveau Cinema 2013-10-09 Det andet liv
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2013-08-15 Det andet liv
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2006-07-13 Nynne
Berlinale 2006-02-09 Nynne
Göteborg International Film Festival 2006-01-27 Nynne
Berlinale 2002-02-06 Monas verden
Mannheim-Heidelberg, Int. Film Festival 2001-11-08 Monas verden
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2001-08-27 Monas verden
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2000-10-10 Det sublime
Odense Internationale Film Festival 1999-08-16 Det sublime
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.