Maya Ilsøe

(1975 – )

Screenwriter. Born 1/5 1975. Graduated as screenwriter from the National Film School of Denmark in 2003.

Ilsøe was the main screenwriter on the Christmas series 'Absalons Hemmelighed' (2006) and 'Pagten' (2009). She was also the main screenwriter on all seasons of the TV series 'The Legacy' (2014-2017) for which she won a Robert Award for Best Danish Television series in 2015 and 2016.

She got her feature film debut with 'Margrete – Queen of the North' (2021), which she co-wrote with Jesper Fink and Charlotte Sieling.

In 2007 Ilsøe was awarded the Cosmopolitan Magazine's Talent Award which is part of the international tribute award Fun Fearless Female Award for "her ability to inspire as a role model."
Title Year Function Category
Margrete – Queen of the North 2021 Screenplay DK/Feature
Arvingerne 3 2017 Main screenwriter TV series
Arvingerne 2 2015 Main screenwriter TV series
Arvingerne 1 2014 Main screenwriter TV series
Rebounce 2011 Script consultant DK/Feature
Pagten 2009 Script TV series
The blessing 2009 Script consultant DK/Feature
Absalons hemmelighed 2006 Script TV series
Stabat Mater 2005 Script DK/Short fiction
Frunk 2003 Script DK/Short fiction