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.

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
Kungamordet 2008 Direction TV series
The Summers 2008 Direction TV series
Kronprinsessan 2005 Direction TV series
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 DK/Short fiction