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Lotte Svendsen

(1968 - )

Director. Born 1/9 1968. Prior to graduating in direction from the National Film School of Denmark, 1995, Svendsen wrote and directed for television. She has been writer-director of the stage production "Emma's Dilemma" (1995) and several short fiction films.



Her short film, the popular "Royal Blues" (1997) won the Grand Prix at Odense, Nordic Film Award and a Danish Film Academy Robert Award.



Her feature film debut was the social-political satire "Gone with the Fish" (1999). Svendsen helmed the popular children's television series "Max" (2007), also sent out in a theatrical version as "Max the movie" (2008), a film sought by festivals, and which brought home a Special Mention from Berlin, Zlin's Golden Slipper for Best Youth Film and another top award from the youth film festival in Antwerp. Svendsen also directed the childrens adventure feature "What a Circus!" (2017).

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Sikke et cirkus 2017 Direction DK/Feature
Max Pinlig på Roskilde - nu med mor 2012 Direction DK/Feature
Max Pinlig 2 - sidste skrig 2011 Direction DK/Feature
Max pinlig 2008 Direction DK/Feature
Max (Sæson 2) 2007 Direction
Max 2007 Direction TV series
Fru Eilersen og Mehmet 2006 Manuskonsulent DK/Short fiction
Klovn 2005 Lotte Svendsen TV series
Tid til forandring 2004 Direction DK/Feature
Er du skidt, skat? 2003 Direction TV series
Emmas dilemma 2001 Direction TV series
Bornholms stemme 1999 Direction DK/Feature
Royal blues 1997 Direction DK/Short fiction
Mors dag 1996 Direction TV film
Café Hector 1996 Direction DK/Short fiction
Harmony 1995 Direction DK/Short fiction
Kys en solsort 1995 Direction DK/Short fiction
Filmskolen 1995 Appearance TV film
Sort høst 1993 Filmskoleelev DK/Feature

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Main Prize - The Golden Slippers 2009 Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2009 Max pinlig
Audience Award - Youth 2013 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2013 Max Pinlig på Roskilde - nu med mor
Special Mention, Children 2009 Berlinale 2009 Max pinlig
Robert, Best Children and Family Film 2009 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2009 Max pinlig
Best Film 2010 Antwerpen European Youth FF of Flanders 2010 Max pinlig
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
Zagreb Film Festival 2014-10-19 Max pinlig
Chemnitz Schlingel Children's Film Festival 2013-10-14 Max Pinlig på Roskilde - nu med mor
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2013-05-27 Max Pinlig på Roskilde - nu med mor
Reykjavik Film Festival 2012-09-27 Max Pinlig 2 - sidste skrig
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2012-05-27 Max Pinlig 2 - sidste skrig
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2012-04-24 Max Pinlig 2 - sidste skrig
Rimouski Carrousel Int. Youth F.F. 2011-09-25 Max Pinlig 2 - sidste skrig
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2010-08-23 Royal blues
TIFF Kids 2010-04-17 Max pinlig
Antwerpen European Youth FF of Flanders 2010-02-13 Max pinlig
London Children's Film Festival 2009-11-21 Max pinlig
Gijon International Film Festival 2009-11-19 Max pinlig
Vienna International Children's Film Festival 2009-11-14 Max pinlig
Discovery - Scotland's Int. Film Fest for Children & Young People 2009-10-20 Max pinlig
Amsterdam Cinekid 2009-10-18 Max pinlig
London Film Festival 2009-10-14 Max pinlig
Reykjavik Film Festival 2009-09-17 Max pinlig
Culture around the Baltic Sea 2009-09-01 Bornholms stemme
Rio de Janeiro Brazilian Int. Children´s Film Festival 2009-08-24 Max pinlig
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival 2009-08-21 Max pinlig
Giffoni Film Festival 2009-07-12 Max pinlig
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 2009-07-09 Max pinlig
Munich International Film Festival 2009-06-26 Max pinlig
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2009-05-31 Max pinlig
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2009-04-27 Max pinlig
Halifax, ViewFinders: International FF for Youth 2009-04-21 Max pinlig
Stockholm Film Festival Junior 2009-04-20 Max pinlig
Riga Arsenals 2009-04-04 Max pinlig
Montreal International Children's Film festival 2009-02-28 Max pinlig
Berlinale 2009-02-05 Max pinlig
Taipei Film Festival 2007-06-22 Tid til forandring
Tel Aviv Cinematheque 2006-12-04 Tid til forandring
Rio de Janeiro, Danish FF 2005-09-27 Tid til forandring
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2004-11-27 Tid til forandring
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2004-11-04 Tid til forandring
Toronto Harbourfront Super Danish 2004-10-22 Bornholms stemme
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2004-09-23 Tid til forandring
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2004-08-20 Tid til forandring
Creteil, Festival Films De Femmes 2003-03-21 Bornholms stemme
Jyväskylä, Nordic Glory Festival Association 2002-11-14 Bornholms stemme
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2000-08-14 Royal blues
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.