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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), winning Paprika Steen several awards for her performance as an actress in distress trying to restore control over her life. "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 which is based on actual events i Danish postwar history, received a nomination in the Foreign Language Film category for the 2017 Academy Awards.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Model 2016 Manuskript DK/Feature
Under sandet 2015 Direction, Manuskript DK/Feature
10 timer til Paradis 2012 Manuskript DK/Feature
Dirch 2011 Direction, Mus & Mænd instruktør, Manuskript DK/Feature
At Night I Fly 2011 Klippekonsulent Documentary
Applaus 2009 Direction, Manuskript DK/Feature
Mon petit-enfant 2008 Direction, Manuskript, Klipper DK/Short fiction
The Matjulskis 2008 Appearance DK/Short fiction
Cathrine 2008 Editing DK/Short fiction
Besøget 2008 Klipper DK/Short fiction
Dennis 2007 Script, Editing DK/Short fiction
Uden for kærligheden 2007 Instruktørassistent DK/Feature
Jeg som regel 2006 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Mum 2006 Editing DK/Short fiction
Når man vågner 2005 Klipper DK/Short fiction
Magten over kærligheden 2004 Editing DK/Documentary
Rocket Brothers - tæt på bandet Kashmir 2003 Editing DK/Documentary
Bokseren 2003 Instruktørassistent DK/Short fiction
Angels of Brooklyn 2002 Direction, Editing DK/Documentary
Vejen tilbage 2001 Editing DK/Documentary
Middagen 2001 Editing DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Maverick Spirit Award 2010 San Jose Cinequest Film Festival 2010 Applaus
Warsteiner Audience Award 2016 Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
MovieZone Award 2016 Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Grand Prix 2016 Luxembourg City Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Audience Award 2016 Luxembourg City Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Young Jury Award 2016 Luxembourg City Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
SIGNIS Jury Award 2016 Hong Kong International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Best Danish Feature Film 2016 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2016 Under sandet
Audience Award 2016 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2016 Under sandet
Best Director 2016 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2016 Under sandet
Best Screenplay 2016 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2016 Under sandet
Best Cinematography 2016 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2016 Under sandet
Best Editing 2016 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2016 Under sandet
Audience Award 2016 Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2016 Under sandet
Robert, Best Long Documentary Film 2003 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2003 Angels of Brooklyn
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
Audience Organization Award 2010 Rouen, Fest. du Cinema Nordique 2010 Applaus
Best Actress 2010 Pune International Film Festival India 2010 Applaus
Best Actress 2010 Nashville Film Festival 2010 Applaus
Robert, Best Male Leading Role 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012 Dirch
Robert, Best Supporting Actor 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012 Dirch
Robert, Best Costumes 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012 Dirch
Robert, Best Make Up 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012 Dirch
Robert, Best Original Music 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012 Dirch
Robert, Best Song 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012 Dirch
Bodil, Best Actor 2012 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2012 Dirch
Bodil, Best Male Supporting Role 2012 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2012 Dirch
Audience Award 2012 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2012 Dirch
Best Production Design 2012 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2012 Dirch
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
Audience Award 2015 Gijon International Film Festival 2015 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
Best Film 2016 RamDam FilmFestival 2016 Under sandet
Most Disturbing Movie 2016 RamDam FilmFestival 2016 Under sandet
Best Danish Film 2016 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2016 Under sandet
Best Actor 2016 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2016 Under sandet
Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2016 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2016 Under sandet
Ecumenical Jury Award 2016 Miskolc International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
FIPRESCI Award 2016 Miskolc International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Adolph Zukor Prize [Grand Prize of the Jury] 2016 Miskolc International Film Festival 2016 Under sandet
Student Award 2016 WAR ON SCREEN International Festival of Cinema 2016 Under sandet
Audience Award 2016 WAR ON SCREEN International Festival of Cinema 2016 Under sandet
Best Cinematography 2016 Berlin European Film Academy Awards 2016 Under sandet
Best Make-up 2016 Berlin European Film Academy Awards 2016 Under sandet
Best Costume Design 2016 Berlin European Film Academy Awards 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
German Film Days, Reykjavík 2017-02-10 Under sandet
Cinemateket 2017-01-01 Under sandet
Berlin European Film Academy Awards 2016-12-10 Under sandet
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2016-11-10 Under sandet
Kiev Molodist Int. Film Festival 2016-10-22 Under sandet
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2016-10-11 Under sandet
WAR ON SCREEN International Festival of Cinema 2016-09-28 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
Luxembourg City Film Festival 2016-02-25 Under sandet
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2016-02-18 Under sandet
Glasgow Film Festival 2016-02-17 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
RamDam FilmFestival 2016-01-18 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
Gijon International Film Festival 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
Cinemateket 2014-07-11 Applaus
Cinemateket 2012-11-20 Dirch
Helsinki Film Festival 2012-09-15 Dirch
Cinemateket 2012-09-09 Dirch
Brussels Film Festival 2012-06-08 Dirch
Transilvania International Film Festival 2012-06-01 Dirch
Zürich Film Club Xenix 2012-04-02 Applaus
Chicago EU-Filmfestival 2012-03-02 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
Beirut EU-Film Festival 2011-11-10 Applaus
Washington EU Film Showcase - AFI 2011-11-03 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
Mexico City Internacional Festival de Cine en la Ciudad de México (FICCMÉXICO) 2011-02-04 Applaus
Les Arcs European Film Festival 2010-12-11 Applaus
Leeuwarden Noordelijk Film Festival 2010-11-10 Applaus
Damascus Int. Film Festival 2010-11-07 Applaus
Helsinki Film Festival 2010-09-16 Applaus
Vlissingen, Film by the Sea 2010-09-10 Applaus
VOICES Festival, Vologda 2010-07-04 Applaus
Novi Sad Cinema City International Film and New Media Festival 2010-06-05 Applaus
Transilvania International Film Festival 2010-05-28 Applaus
Lecce European Cinema Festival Italy 2010-04-13 Applaus
Nashville Film Festival 2010-04-11 Applaus
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2010-04-07 Applaus
Cleveland International Film Festival 2010-03-18 Applaus
Rouen, Fest. du Cinema Nordique 2010-03-10 Applaus
San Jose Cinequest Film Festival 2010-02-23 Applaus
Glasgow Film Festival 2010-02-18 Applaus
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2010-02-18 Applaus
Göteborg International Film Festival 2010-01-29 Applaus
Angers Premiers Plans 2010-01-22 Applaus
Los Angeles Scandinavian Film Festival ASFLA 2010-01-08 Applaus
Pune International Film Festival India 2010-01-07 Applaus
Paris Cine Nordica 2009-12-16 Applaus
Chennai International Film Festival 2009-12-16 Applaus
Jakarta International Film Festival 2009-12-04 Applaus
Torun, Camerimage 2009-11-28 Applaus
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2009-11-27 Applaus
Denver International Film Festival 2009-11-12 Applaus
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 2009-11-06 Applaus
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2009-11-05 Applaus
Washington EU Film Showcase - AFI 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
Vancouver International Film Festival 2009-10-01 Applaus
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2009-09-24 Applaus
Zürich Film Festival 2009-09-24 Applaus
Distributørvisning 2009-09-24 Applaus
Sudbury Cinéfest International Film Festival 2009-09-19 Applaus
Reykjavik Film Festival 2009-09-17 Applaus
Toronto International Film Festival 2009-09-10 Applaus
New York 2009-08-07 Applaus
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2009-07-03 Applaus
Saguenay International Short Film Festival 2007-02-07 Jeg som regel
Brest, Festival Européen du Film Court 2006-11-11 Jeg som regel
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
Melbourne, REAL: life on Film 2004-04-29 Angels of Brooklyn
Istanbul Int. 1001 Documentary Film Festival 2004-03-03 Angels of Brooklyn
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.