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Mikkel Nørgaard

(1974 – )

Director. Born 1974, Denmark. Graduated in direction from the National Film School of Denmark, 2001. Prior to film school, Nørgaard assisted on a number Danish feature films, working with, among others, directors Lone Scherfig, Lars von Trier and Kaspar Rostrup. After graduating he worked with Nikolaj Arcel and Thomas Vinterberg and worked as director on major television series.

Nørgaard's feature film debut 'Klown' (2010) and the follow-up 'Klown Forever' (2015) are based on the popular television short-series 'Clown' (TV 2 Danmark, 2004-2009), which he also directed.

Directed the two adaptations of the bestselling Danish crime-writer Jussi Adler-Olsen books by the same name: 'The Keeper of Lost Causes' (2013) and 'The Absent One' (2014) as well as writing the script to the fourth in the series, 'The Purity of Vengeance' (2018).
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Purity of Vengeance 2018 Screenplay DK/Feature
Klown Forever 2015 Direction DK/Feature
The Absent One 2014 Direction, Concept DK/Feature
The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013 Direction, Concept DK/Feature
Borgen 2 2011 Direction TV series
Klown 2010 Direction, Story DK/Feature
Borgen 1 2010 Direction TV series
Anna Pihl 2006 Direction TV series
Clown 2005 Direction TV series
Strings 2004 2nd assistant director DK/Feature
Sidste weekend 2001 Direction DK/Short fiction
Langt fra Las Vegas 2001 Direction TV series
Her i nærheden 2000 Unit manager DK/Feature
On our own 1998 Location manager DK/Feature
Eye of the Eagle 1997 Assistant director DK/Feature
Belma 1996 Production assistant DK/Feature
Krystalbarnet 1996 Location manager DK/Feature
Juletestamentet 1995 Production assistant TV series

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Feature Cheval Noir 2011 Montreal Fantasia Int Film Festival 2011 Klovn - the Movie
Gutbuster Comedy Feature "Best Film" 2011 Austin Fantastic Fest 2011 Klovn - the Movie
Gutbuster Comedy Feature "Best Screenplay" 2011 Austin Fantastic Fest 2011 Klovn - the Movie
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
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2016-04-20 Kvinden i buret
Austin Fantastic Fest 2015-09-24 Klovn Forever
Torun, Camerimage 2014-11-15 Kvinden i buret
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2014-11-06 Kvinden i buret
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2014-10-29 Fasandræberne
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2014-09-25 Fasandræberne
Austin Fantastic Fest 2014-09-18 Fasandræberne
Shanghai International Film Festival 2014-06-14 Kvinden i buret
Seattle International Film Festival 2014-05-15 Kvinden i buret
Göteborg International Film Festival 2014-01-24 Kvinden i buret
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2014-01-03 Kvinden i buret
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2013-10-30 Kvinden i buret
Mumbai Film Festival 2013-10-17 Kvinden i buret
Busan International Film Festival 2013-10-03 Kvinden i buret
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2013-09-26 Kvinden i buret
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2013-09-19 Kvinden i buret
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2013-08-15 Kvinden i buret
Locarno, Festival internazionale del film 2013-08-07 Kvinden i buret
Buenos Aires, Mar Del Plata Int. FF 2012-11-17 Klovn - the Movie
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2012-05-10 Klovn - the Movie
Austin Fantastic Fest 2012-02-10 Klovn - the Movie
Austin Fantastic Fest 2011-09-22 Klovn - the Movie
Montreal Fantasia Int Film Festival 2011-07-14 Klovn - the Movie
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.