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Michael Madsen

(1971 – )

Born 1971, Denmark. Conceptual artist, director of documentaries, and works also within music, art and sound production.



Michael Madsen made the awardwinning "To Damascus - a Film on Interpretation" (2005). Madsen's film about a depository for nuclear waste "Into Eternity" (2009) was winner of CPH:DOX Audience Award, IDFA's Green Screen Award, and the Grand Prix at Visions du Réel in Nyon, along with a dozen more international awards.



"The Visit" world premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015 and competed in the World Cinema Documentary section in Berlin the same year.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Den nat vi faldt 2018 Consultant, Consultant DK/Documentary
The Visit 2015 Direction DK/Documentary
Cathedrals of Culture 2014 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
The average of the average 2011 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing, Producer DK/Documentary
Into eternity 2010 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
To Damascus - a film on interpretation 2005 Direction, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Himmelnattens kejser 2003 Direction DK/Documentary

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Grand Prix 2010 Nyon, Visions du Réel 2010 Into Eternity
Audience Prize 2009 CPH:DOX 2009 Into Eternity
Special Mention 2010 Sheffield Doc/Fest 2010 Into Eternity
Green Award 2010 Warszawa, Against Gravity 2010 Into Eternity
IDFA Green Screen Award 2010 Amsterdam, IDFA 2010 Into Eternity
Special Mention 2010 Dokufest Prizren 2010 Into Eternity
Science Award 2015 Warszawa, Against Gravity 2015 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
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
Amsterdam, IDFA 2015-11-18 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
CPH:DOX 2015-11-06 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2015-11-04 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2015-10-09 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
München International Film Festival 2015-06-25 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2015-06-19 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015-06-05 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Transilvania International Film Festival 2015-05-29 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2015-05-09 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2015-05-06 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Leuven, Docville 2015-05-01 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2015-04-23 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Nyon, Visions du Réel 2015-04-17 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2015-04-09 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2015-04-04 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Austin, SXSW Film Festival 2015-03-13 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Sundance Film Festival 2015-01-22 The Visit: An Alien Encounter
Amsterdam, IDFA 2011-11-16 Into Eternity
Melbourne Film Festival 2011-07-21 Into Eternity
Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2011-05-12 Into Eternity
ZagrebDox 2011-03-06 Into Eternity
Amsterdam, IDFA 2010-11-18 Into Eternity
CPH:DOX 2010-11-04 Into Eternity
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2010-11-03 Into Eternity
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2010-10-26 Into Eternity
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2010-10-21 Into Eternity
Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2010-10-18 Into Eternity
Cairo Ismailia Film Festival 2010-10-10 Into Eternity
SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2010-10-07 Into Eternity
Dokufest Prizren 2010-07-31 Into Eternity
München International Film Festival 2010-06-25 Into Eternity
SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2010-06-22 Into Eternity
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2010-05-08 Into Eternity
Leuven, Docville 2010-05-01 Into Eternity
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2010-04-29 Into Eternity
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2010-04-21 Into Eternity
Nyon, Visions du Réel 2010-04-15 Into Eternity
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2010-01-26 Into Eternity
CPH:DOX 2009-11-06 Into Eternity
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2003-04-25 Himmelnattens kejser
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.

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