Mikael Olsen

(1956 – )

Producer, screenwriter and director. Born 11/4 1956, Denmark. Educated as screenwriter from The National Film School of Denmark in 1987 with the short film 'Missionen' and was a feature film consultant at The Danish Film Institute from 1997 to 1999. During the years Olsen has both produced, directed and written a number of shorts, documentaries and features as well as television series.

Among other Olsen has written scripts for Per Fly's 'Prop & Berta' (2001) and Gert Fredsholm's 'The Judge' (2005) and 'Oneway-ticket to Korsør' (2008). He has also produced features like Morten Giese's 'Love & Rage' (2009), which won a number of international prizes, as well as the two Danish children's movies 'Iqbal Farooq & The Secret Recipe' (2015) and 'Iqbal & The Indian Jewel' (2018).
Title Year Function Category
The Bombardment 2021 Producer: development DK/Feature
Heavy Load 2019 Associate producer DK/Feature
Iqbal & the Jewel of India 2018 Screenplay, Producer DK/Feature
Warrior 2018 Producer: development TV series
Warrior 2018 Producer: development TV series
Warrior 2018 Producer: development TV series
Warrior 2018 Producer: development TV series
Warrior 2018 Producer: development TV series
Warrior 2018 Producer: development TV series
Warrior 2018 Producer: development TV series
The Way to Mandalay 2018 Producer: development DK/Feature
Small Town Killers 2017 Script consultant DK/Feature
Iqbal & The Superchip 2016 Script consultant, Producer DK/Feature
Iqbal Farooq and The Secret Recipe 2015 Producer DK/Feature
Long Story Short 2015 Script consultant DK/Feature
Danny's Doomsday 2014 Script consultant DK/Feature
Dicte 2 2014 Producer: development TV series
In Absentia 2013 Script consultant DK/Short fiction
Min barndom i helvede 2012 Consultant DK/Documentary
Those who kill 2011 Producer: development TV series
Freedom on parole 2010 Script consultant, Producer DK/Feature
Videocrazy 2010 Producer Documentary
Love & rage 2009 Producer DK/Feature
Below 2009 Producer DK/Short fiction
Metropia 2009 Co-producer DK/Feature
Antichrist 2009 Script consultant DK/Feature
Livet foran kameraet - Et portræt af Gert Fredholm 2008 Appearance, Script DK/Documentary
En enkelt til Korsør 2008 Script, Production DK/Feature
Paradise 2008 Producer DK/Documentary
Fighter 2007 Consultant DK/Feature
G.I.T.M.O 2006 Production DK/Documentary
The three musketeers 2006 Producer DK/Feature
The judge 2005 Script, Production DK/Feature
Bázo 2005 Producer Feature
Dear Wendy 2005 Script consultant DK/Feature
Europe - Danmark 2004 Production, Stills DK/Short fiction
Visions of Europe 2004 Stills Anthology
The Isle 2004 Executive producer Short fiction
Pusher II 2004 Script consultant DK/Feature
Scratch 2003 Script consultant DK/Feature
Fear X 2003 Script consultant DK/Feature
Virkeligheden er altings prøve 2001 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
Prop & Berta 2001 Script DK/Feature
One-hand clapping 2001 Script, Producer DK/Feature
At the Faber 2000 Script TV series
The bench 2000 Consultant DK/Feature
The last viking 1997 Script DK/Feature
Hjerter i slør 1992 Script DK/Short fiction
Russian pizza blues 1992 Script, Pindsvinet DK/Feature
Kvindernes kamp for organisering og ligeløn 1991 Direction DK/Documentary
Vi skal stadig kæmpe 1991 Direction DK/Documentary
Bare løgn! 1991 Script DK/Short fiction
Retfærdighedens rytter 1989 Script DK/Short fiction
Missionen 1987 Script DK/Short fiction