Mads Brügger

(1972 – )

Journalist, TV host, author, filmmaker. Born 24/6 1972.

Brügger has written several books, worked for magazines and newspapers, produced awardwinning radio programmes and hosted critically acclaimed late night TV shows.

Brügger is renowned for his distinctive methods of "performative journalism" as he infiltrates various milieus. He has created and featured in satirical docu-series such as 'Danes for Bush' (2004) as well as in feature-length documentaries like his Sundance winner 'The Red Chapel' (2009) and 'The Ambassador' (2011), also selected for Sundance.

He made his feature fiction debut with 'The Saint Bernard Syndicate' (2018), winner of two awards at the Tribeca Film Festival.

In 2011, Brügger became a Director of Programming at the public service channel Radio24syv.
Title Year Function Category
The Mole (overview) 2020 Direction Series (documentary)
The Mole 1:2 2020 Direction Series (documentary)
The Mole 2:2 2020 Direction Series (documentary)
Klovn The Final 2020 Mads Brügger DK/Feature
Cold Case Hammarskjöld 2019 Direction, Appearance, Screenplay DK/Documentary
The Saint Bernard Syndicate 2018 Direction DK/Feature
The John Dalli Mystery 2017 Appearance DK/Documentary
Ambassadøren 2011 Direction, Idea, Screenplay DK/Documentary
Klown 2010 Sig selv DK/Feature
Det røde kapel 2009 Direction, Appearance DK/Documentary
Quatraro Mysteriet 2009 Appearance Series (documentary)
Yallahrup færgeby 2007 Script TV series