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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).
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
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
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
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
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
Virkeligheden Er Altings Prøve - Et Portræt Af Jens Okking 2001 Direction
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

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Male Actor 2009 Marrakech International Film Festival 2009 Vanvittig forelsket
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
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2019-04-29 Iqbal & Den Indiske Juvel
Stockholm Film Festival Junior 2019-04-08 Iqbal & Den Indiske Juvel
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2016-11-02 Iqbal & den hemmelige opskrift
Giffoni Film Festival 2016-07-15 Iqbal & den hemmelige opskrift
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2016-05-25 Iqbal & den hemmelige opskrift
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2016-04-19 Iqbal & den hemmelige opskrift
Malmö, BUFF 2016-03-14 Iqbal & den hemmelige opskrift
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2013-05-27 Vanvittig forelsket
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2010-01-05 Vanvittig forelsket
Marrakech International Film Festival 2009-12-04 Vanvittig forelsket
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2009-11-27 Vanvittig forelsket
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2009-11-16 Vanvittig forelsket
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2009-11-05 Vanvittig forelsket
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2009-11-04 Vanvittig forelsket
Hamptons Film Festival 2009-10-08 Vanvittig forelsket
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2009-08-20 Vanvittig forelsket
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2008-08-19 Paradis
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2008-07-07 De tre musketerer
Stuttgart International Animation Film Festival 2008-05-01 De tre musketerer
Stockholm Film Festival Junior 2008-04-06 De tre musketerer
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2007-11-19 De tre musketerer
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2007-10-18 De tre musketerer
Seattle International Film Festival 2007-05-24 De tre musketerer
TIFF Kids 2007-04-13 De tre musketerer
Malmö, BUFF 2007-03-13 De tre musketerer
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2006-11-23 De tre musketerer
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2006-11-11 Dommeren
London Film Festival 2006-10-18 De tre musketerer
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2006-08-18 De tre musketerer
Cannes, Festival de 2006-05-17 De tre musketerer
Göteborg International Film Festival 2006-01-27 Dommeren
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2005-11-03 Dommeren
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.