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Katja Adomeit

Director and producer. Born in Germany. Graduated as a producer in 2012 from the alternative Danish film school Super16. From 2006 Katja Adomeit worked at the production company Zentropa - until 2012, when she set up her own production company, Adomeit Film.

Katja Adomeit has produced Daniel Joseph Borgman's short fictions 'Lars & Peter', selected for competition at Cannes in 2010, and 'Berik', which was awarded the Grand Prix Award in the Semaine de la Critique sidebar at Cannes 2010.

Adomeit made her debut as producer of feature films with Daniel Joseph Borgman's 'The Weight of Elephants', world premiering in Beriln 2013. Adomeit was co-producer on Ruben Östlund's 'Force Majeure', winner of the Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard sidebar at Cannes 2014.

In 2012 Adomeit debuted as a director with the short fiction 'Little Night Hunter'.

Adomeit also works in documentary, having produced Anna Eborn's 'Pine Ridge' (2013), about a group of young Native Americans in South Dakota, selected for Venice Film Festival and winner of Best Nordic Documenary in Göteborg, and 'Not at Home' (2013), a film with strong fictional elements about a group of Afghan refugees. She directed the film herself in collaboration with Afghan director Shahrbanoo Sadat. In 2016 Adomeit produced Sadat's feature debut 'Wolf and Sheep', which received a C.I.C.A.E. Award at Cannes Film Festival the same year.

Katja Adomeit was selected to take part in Producer on the Move 2015, European Film Promotion's networking platform taking place each year during Cannes.

In 2017 Adomeit produced Annika Berg's 'Team Hurricane', which premiered at Venice Film Festival the same year, and Daniel Borgman's 'Loving Pia', which was screened at the Berlinale Forum.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Resin 2020 Producer DK/Feature
The Orphanage (Parwareshgah) 2019 Producer, Script consultant DK/Feature
Transnistra 2019 Co-producer Documentary
The Return 2018 Producer DK/Feature
Battle 2018 Co-producer Feature
Wolf and Sheep 2017 Producer, Script consultant, Casting DK/Feature
At elske Pia 2017 Producer, Casting, Sound engineer DK/Feature
Team Hurricane 2017 Producer DK/Documentary
Lida 2017 Producer DK/Documentary
Dreymar við havið 2017 Producer Feature
The Square 2017 Co-producer Feature
La region salvaje 2016 Producer Feature
Force Majeure 2014 Co-producer Feature
Not at Home 2013 Direction, Screenplay, Producer DK/Documentary
The Weight of Elephants 2013 Producer DK/Feature
Pine Ridge 2013 Producer DK/Documentary
Little Night Hunter 2012 Direction, Producer, Screenplay DK/Short fiction
The Secret Society of Fine Arts 2012 Producer DK/Feature
Brainy 2011 Producer DK/Short fiction
Rebounce 2011 Post-producton coordinator DK/Feature
Berik 2010 Producer DK/Short fiction
Freedom on parole 2010 Production coordinator: post-production DK/Feature
Nothing's all bad 2010 Production coordinator: post-production DK/Feature
Sky 2010 Post-producton coordinator DK/Short fiction
Behaviour 2009 Production DK/Short fiction
Lars og Peter 2009 Producer DK/Short fiction
Det røde kapel 2009 Production manager: post-production DK/Documentary
When heaven falls 2009 Production coordinator: post-production DK/Feature
The blessing 2009 Producer's assistant DK/Feature
The Coach 2009 Production coordinator: post-production DK/Short fiction
Winnie & Karina 2009 Post-producton coordinator DK/Feature
Braces 2008 Production DK/Short fiction
Lille soldat 2008 Production assistant: post-production DK/Feature
Frederikke 2007 Stills, Producer's assistant DK/Short fiction
Manden og mågen 2007 Producer, Screenplay DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Nomination for European Film Awards 2010 Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2010 Berik
Best Short Fiction 2010 Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2010 Berik
Grand Prix de la Semaine de la Critique 2010 Semaine de la Critique, Cannes 2010 Berik
CineStar Prize - Short Film 2013 Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2013 Little Night Hunter
ART CINEMA AWARD of CICAE 2016 Cannes, Festival de 2016 Wolf and Sheep
Verona Film Club Award 2017 Venice International Week of Film Critics 2017 Team Hurricane
Special Mention 2018 Göteborg International Film Festival 2018 The Return
Special Mention 2018 Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2018 The Return
Special jury prize 2018 Jeonju International Film Festival 2018 The Return
Best Film of Meeting Point Competition 2018 Valladolid International Film Festival andre datoer 2018 The Return
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
Melbourne Film Festival 2019-08-01 Børnehjemmet
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2019-07-18 Børnehjemmet
München International Film Festival 2019-06-27 Børnehjemmet
Cannes, Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2019-05-14 Børnehjemmet
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2018-11-08 The Return
Valladolid International Film Festival 2018-10-20 The Return
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2018-10-18 The Return
Bergen International Film festival 2018-09-29 Team Hurricane
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2018-09-27 The Return
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2018-09-20 The Return
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018-06-20 The Return
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2018-05-25 Team Hurricane
Seattle International Film Festival 2018-05-17 Team Hurricane
Jeonju International Film Festival 2018-05-03 Team Hurricane
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2018-04-26 The Return
Beijing International Film Festival 2018-04-15 Team Hurricane
CPH:DOX 2018-03-15 Team Hurricane
Vilnius International Film Festival 2018-03-15 The Return
Austin, SXSW Film Festival 2018-03-09 Team Hurricane
Göteborg International Film Festival 2018-01-26 Lida
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2018-01-24 Team Hurricane
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2017-11-01 Team Hurricane
Venice International Week of Film Critics 2017-08-30 Team Hurricane
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2017-08-19 At elske Pia
Taipei Film Festival 2017-06-29 At elske Pia
Nyon, Visions du Réel 2017-04-21 Lida
Malmö, BUFF 2017-03-20 Wolf and Sheep
CPH:DOX 2017-03-16 Lida
Berlinale 2017-02-09 At elske Pia
Göteborg International Film Festival 2017-01-27 Wolf and Sheep
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2017-01-25 Wolf and Sheep
Dubai International Film Festival 2016-12-07 Wolf and Sheep
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2016-11-04 Wolf and Sheep
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2016-10-20 Wolf and Sheep
Chicago International Film Festival 2016-10-13 Wolf and Sheep
London Film Festival 2016-10-07 Wolf and Sheep
Busan International Film Festival 2016-10-06 Wolf and Sheep
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2016-08-20 Wolf and Sheep
Locarno, Festival internazionale del film 2016-08-03 Wolf and Sheep
Jerusalem Int. Film Festival 2016-07-07 Wolf and Sheep
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016-07-01 Wolf and Sheep
Cannes, Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2016-05-11 Wolf and Sheep
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2014-09-19 Pine Ridge
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2014-04-24 Pine Ridge
Beijing International Film Festival 2014-04-16 The Weight of Elephants
Göteborg International Film Festival 2014-01-24 The Weight of Elephants
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2013-12-01 The Weight of Elephants
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2013-11-15 The Weight of Elephants
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2013-11-07 The Weight of Elephants
CPH:DOX 2013-11-07 Pine Ridge
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2013-10-30 Little Night Hunter
Bergen International Film festival 2013-10-23 The Weight of Elephants
Valladolid International Film Festival 2013-10-19 The Weight of Elephants
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2013-10-18 The Weight of Elephants
Mumbai Film Festival 2013-10-17 The Weight of Elephants
London Film Festival 2013-10-09 The Weight of Elephants
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2013-09-19 Little Night Hunter
Venice International Film Festival 2013-08-28 Pine Ridge
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 2013-08-22 The Weight of Elephants
Melbourne Film Festival 2013-07-25 The Weight of Elephants
Guanajuato International Film Festival 2013-07-19 The Weight of Elephants
Transilvania International Film Festival 2013-05-31 The Weight of Elephants
Berlinale 2013-02-07 The Weight of Elephants
Göteborg International Film Festival 2013-01-25 The Weight of Elephants
Wellington, New Zealand Film Festival Showcase 2011-03-31 Berik
Santa Barbara Int. Film Festival 2011-01-27 Berik
Bilbao Int. Festival of Documentary and Short Film 2010-11-22 Berik
Stockholm International Film Festival 2010-11-17 Berik
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2010-11-04 Berik
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2010-11-03 Berik
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2010-10-26 Berik
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2010-10-12 Berik
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2010-08-23 Berik
Dokufest Prizren 2010-07-31 Berik
Melbourne Film Festival 2010-07-23 Berik
Sarajevo Film Festival 2010-07-23 Berik
Semaine de la Critique, Cannes 2010-05-13 Berik
Göteborg International Film Festival 2010-01-29 Lars og Peter
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2009-11-04 Lars og Peter
Warsaw International Film Festival 2009-10-10 Lars og Peter
Chicago International Film Festival 2009-10-08 Lars og Peter
Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2009-09-25 Lars og Peter
Melbourne Film Festival 2009-07-24 Lars og Peter
Giffoni Film Festival 2009-07-12 Lars og Peter
Cannes, Festival de 2009-05-13 Lars og Peter
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.