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Kathrine Windfeld

(1966 – 2015)

Director. Born 21 August 1966, Denmark, died 6 February 2015, aged 48.


Graduated in 1995 as director from the National Polish Film School in Lodz. MA in film production from the Northern School of Film & TV at Leeds University, UK (1996).



As assistant director, Windfeld worked on the television series "The Spider" (1999), "Unit 1" (2000-03) and "The Eagle" (2004-06). Windfeld directed short films and documentaries, among these awardwinner at Chicago's International Children's Film Festival, "Little Man" (2002).



Windfeld's directorial breakthrough came with the Swedish television series "The Crown Princess" (2006), nominated for an Emmy, followed by the miniseries "The Regicide" (2008) and "The Queen Sacrifice" (2010-2011), all three based on Hanne-Vibeke Holst's best-selling novels. Windfeld then returned to Denmark where she directed episodes of "The Killing" (2012), "Rita" (2013) and "The Bridge" (2013).



Windfeld directed two feature films, the Danish-produced "The Escape" (2009) with Iben Hjejle as a Danish journalist taken hostage by a group of terrorists in Afghanistan, and "Hamilton: In the Interest of the Nation" (2012), a Swedish spy thriller starring Mikael Persbrandt.



Kathrine Windfeld's latest achievement was, as conceptual director, the television series "The Team" (2015), starring Danish actor Lars Mikkelsen.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Team 1 2015 Direction TV series
Rita 2 2013 Direction TV series
Broen 2 2013 Direction TV series
Hamilton: I nationens interesse 2012 Direction Feature
The Killing III 2012 Direction TV series
Drottningoffret 2010 Direction TV series
Flugten 2009 Direction DK/Feature
Park Road 2009 Director: 2. unit TV series
The Summers 2008 Direction TV series
Kronprinsessan 2005 Direction
Wallander 2005 Direction TV series
Nordkraft 2005 Assistant director DK/Feature
Min søn, min mand, min far 2002 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Lille mand - lille mand 2002 Direction DK/Short fiction
Min... 2002 Direction Anthology
Edderkoppen 2000 Assistant director TV series
Unit 1 2000 Assistant director TV series
You Can´T Eat Fishing 1999 Direction
You can't eat fishing 1999 Direction DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Certificate of Excellence 2003 Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2003 Lille mand - lille mand
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
Torun, Camerimage 2009-11-28 Flugten
Seattle International Film Festival 2009-05-21 Flugten
Göteborg International Film Festival 2009-01-23 Flugten
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2003-12-06 Lille mand - lille mand
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2003-10-23 Lille mand - lille mand
Giffoni Film Festival 2003-07-19 Lille mand - lille mand
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2003-04-29 Lille mand - lille mand
Malmö, BUFF 2003-03-12 Lille mand - lille mand
Oulu Nordisk Panorama 2002-09-24 Lille mand - lille mand
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2002-08-12 Lille mand - lille mand
Göteborg International Film Festival 2000-01-28 You can't eat fishing
Odense Internationale Film Festival 1999-08-16 You can't eat fishing
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.