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Martin Pieter Zandvliet

(1971 – )

Director, scriptwriter. Born 7 January 1971, Denmark.

Martin Zandvliet is a self-taught director and writer. He started out as an editor, working on documentaries for various directors.

Zandvliet's first film as a director, 'Angels of Brooklyn' (2002), won a Danish Robert for Best Long Documentary and was chosen for various festivals. He subsequently wrote and directed several short fiction films.

Zandvliet made his feature film debut with 'Applause' (2009), which was selected for Toronto Film Festival and earned Paprika Steen several awards for her performance . 'A Funny Man' (2011), a biopic about a famous Danish comedian, became the number one Danish box-office hit of the year. 'Land of Mine' (2015), Zandvliet's third feature film received a nomination in the Foreign Language Film category for the 2017 Academy Awards and screened at Toronto Film Festival and Sundance among others.

Zandvliet's fourth feature is the adaptation of Jussi Adler Olsen's bestselling novel 'The Marco Effect' (2020).
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Model 2016 Screenplay DK/Feature
Land of Mine 2015 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Teddy Bear 2012 Screenplay DK/Feature
A Funny Man 2011 Direction, Mus & Mænd instruktør, Screenplay DK/Feature
At Night I Fly 2011 Editing supervisor Documentary
Applause 2009 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Mon petit-enfant 2008 Direction, Screenplay, Editor DK/Short fiction
The Matjulskis 2008 Appearance DK/Short fiction
Cathrine 2008 Editing DK/Short fiction
Besøget 2008 Editor DK/Short fiction
Dennis 2007 Script, Editing DK/Short fiction
Outside love 2007 Assistant director DK/Feature
Jeg som regel 2006 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Mum 2006 Editing DK/Short fiction
Når man vågner 2005 Editor DK/Short fiction
Magten over kærligheden 2004 Editing DK/Documentary
Rocket Brothers - tæt på bandet Kashmir 2003 Editing DK/Documentary
The Fighter 2003 Assistant director DK/Short fiction
Angels of Brooklyn 2002 Direction, Editing DK/Documentary
Middagen 2001 Editing DK/Short fiction
Vejen tilbage 2001 Editing DK/Documentary

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Warsteiner Audience Award 2016 Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
MovieZone Award 2016 Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
SIGNIS Jury Award 2016 Hong Kong International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Audience Award 2016 Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2016 Under sandet
Best Actress 2009 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2009 Applaus
Europa Cinemas Label 2009 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2009 Applaus
Special Jury Award for Outstanding Achievement 2009 Hamptons Film Festival 2009 Applaus
Critic's Prize 2009 Zürich Film Festival 2009 Applaus
Best Actress 2009 Mumbai Film Festival 2009 Applaus
Best Actor 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival 2015 Under sandet
Dragon Award Best Nordic Film 2016 Göteborg International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Scandinavian Locations Award 2016 Göteborg International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Best Actor 2016 Beijing International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Best Music 2016 Beijing International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Audience Award 2016 Trondheim Kosmorama International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
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
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2016-11-10 Under sandet
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2016-10-11 Under sandet
Sydney Film Festival 2016-06-08 Under sandet
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2016-04-20 Under sandet
Beijing International Film Festival 2016-04-08 Under sandet
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2016-03-21 Under sandet
Trondheim Kosmorama International Film Festival 2016-03-08 Under sandet
Göteborg International Film Festival 2016-01-29 Under sandet
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2016-01-27 Under sandet
Sundance Film Festival 2016-01-21 Under sandet
Les Arcs European Film Festival 2015-12-12 Under sandet
Dubai International Film Festival 2015-12-09 Under sandet
Goa - Int. Film Festival of India 2015-11-20 Under sandet
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2015-11-13 Under sandet
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2015-11-06 Under sandet
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2015-11-04 Under sandet
Tokyo International Film Festival 2015-10-22 Under sandet
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2015-10-22 Under sandet
Rome International Film Festival 2015-10-16 Under sandet
London Film Festival 2015-10-07 Under sandet
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2015-10-01 Under sandet
Toronto International Film Festival 2015-09-10 Under sandet
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2012-09-15 Dirch
Transilvania International Film Festival 2012-06-01 Dirch
Göteborg International Film Festival 2012-01-27 Jeg som regel
Goa - Int. Film Festival of India 2011-11-23 Dirch
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2011-11-18 Dirch
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2011-11-02 Dirch
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2011-10-06 Dirch
Reykjavik Film Festival 2011-09-22 Dirch
Toronto International Film Festival 2011-09-08 Dirch
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2011-09-05 Dirch
Cannes, Festival de 2011-05-11 Dirch
Les Arcs European Film Festival 2010-12-11 Applaus
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2010-09-16 Applaus
Transilvania International Film Festival 2010-05-28 Applaus
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2010-04-07 Applaus
Göteborg International Film Festival 2010-01-29 Applaus
Angers Premiers Plans 2010-01-22 Applaus
Torun, Camerimage 2009-11-28 Applaus
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2009-11-27 Applaus
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2009-11-05 Applaus
Mumbai Film Festival 2009-10-29 Applaus
London Film Festival 2009-10-14 Applaus
Hamptons Film Festival 2009-10-08 Applaus
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2009-10-06 Applaus
Haifa International Film Festival 2009-10-03 Applaus
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2009-09-24 Applaus
Zürich Film Festival 2009-09-24 Applaus
Reykjavik Film Festival 2009-09-17 Applaus
Toronto International Film Festival 2009-09-10 Applaus
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2009-07-03 Applaus
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2006-10-11 Jeg som regel
Aarhus, Nordisk Panorama 2006-09-22 Jeg som regel
Melbourne Film Festival 2006-07-26 Jeg som regel
Cannes, Festival de 2006-05-17 Jeg som regel
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2003-10-23 Angels of Brooklyn
Nyon, Visions du Réel 2003-04-26 Angels of Brooklyn
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2003-04-25 Angels of Brooklyn
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.