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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.
Filmography Awards Festivals
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
The Fairytailer 2004 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

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Audience Award 2018 Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2018 Den utrolige historie om den kæmpestore pære
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
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2018-12-01 Den utrolige historie om den kæmpestore pære
Sevilla Festival de Cine 2018-11-09 Den utrolige historie om den kæmpestore pære
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2018-11-01 Den utrolige historie om den kæmpestore pære
Haifa International Film Festival 2018-09-22 Den utrolige historie om den kæmpestore pære
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2018-04-24 Den utrolige historie om den kæmpestore pære
TIFF Kids 2018-03-09 Den utrolige historie om den kæmpestore pære
Berlinale 2018-02-15 Den utrolige historie om den kæmpestore pære
Stuttgart International Animation Film Festival 2011-05-03 Olsen-banden på de bonede gulve
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2011-05-03 Olsen-banden på de bonede gulve
Berlinale 2011-02-10 Olsen-banden på de bonede gulve
Hong Kong, International Children's Film Carnival 2009-07-03 Jungledyret Hugo 3 - fræk, flabet og fri
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2008-10-23 Jungledyret Hugo 3 - fræk, flabet og fri
Rio de Janeiro Brazilian Int. Children´s Film Festival 2008-08-22 Jungledyret Hugo 3 - fræk, flabet og fri
Annecy, Festival Int. du Film d'Animation 2008-06-09 Jungledyret Hugo 3 - fræk, flabet og fri
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2008-04-22 Jungledyret Hugo 3 - fræk, flabet og fri
Malmö, BUFF 2008-03-11 Jungledyret Hugo 3 - fræk, flabet og fri
Berlinale 2008-02-07 Jungledyret Hugo 3 - fræk, flabet og fri
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2003-10-30 Jungledyret Hugo 2 - den store filmhelt
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.