Jørgen Lerdam

(1958 – )

Animator and director. Born 1958.

Apprenticed in animation at Bent Barfod Film, and has since directed and worked in the capacity of chief animator or animator on scores of films, receiving his international breakthrough in the early nineties with 'A Troll in Central Park', 'Thumbelina' and 'Fern Gully: The Last Rain Forest'.

Co-directed his feature film debut, the boxoffice success 'Jungle Jack - The Star' (1996), with Stefan Fjeldmark and Flemming Quist Møller, the film bringing home an honour from Montreal. Lerdam teamed up with Flemming Quist Møller once again on 'Amazon Jack 3 - Jungo Goes Bananas' (2007).

Lerdam also directed the animation features 'Olsen Gang Gets Polished' (2010) and 'Olsen Gang in Deep Trouble' (2013). In 2017 he directed his ninth feature film, 'The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear', together with Philip Einstein Lipski and Amalie Næsby Fick.
Title Year Function Category
Luis and The Aliens 2018 Animation consultant Feature
The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear 2017 Direction DK/Feature
Albert 2015 Voice, Director: animation DK/Feature
The Olsen Gang in Deep Trouble 2013 Direction DK/Feature
Niko 2 - family affairs 2012 Direction Feature
Olsen Gang gets polished 2010 Direction, Dronningen DK/Feature
Pettson & Findus - glömligheter 2009 Direction Feature
Journey to Saturn 2008 Liberal journalist DK/Feature
Jungledyret Hugo 3 - fræk, flabet og fri 2007 Direction, Character design DK/Feature
The ugly duckling and me 2006 Storyboard DK/Feature
Pettson & Findus - Tomtemaskinen 2005 Direction Feature
The Fairytaler 1 2004 Direction
H.C. Andersen: 10 eventyr 2004 Direction
H. C. Andersen: Der var engang... 2002 Direction TV series
Help! I'm a fish 2000 Animator DK/Feature
Jungledyret Hugo 2 - den store filmhelt 1996 Direction, Animation DK/Feature
The monkeys and the secret weapon 1995 Animator DK/Feature
Jungle Jack 1993 Director of animation DK/Feature
Valhalla 1986 Director of animation, Assistant director DK/Feature