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Natasha Arthy

(1969 – )

Director. Born 1969, Denmark. Studied at the University of Bristol and University of Roskilde. Has worked in TV, producing and directing a number of popular miniseries for children and teens. Her fanciful short film "Fanny Farveløs"/"Penny Plain" (1997) is included in "Karla Kanin Bio"/"Bunny's Tales", a classic series of Danish fiction films for children.



Arthy made her feature film debut with the youth film "Mirakel"/"Miracle" (2000) which was chosen for Kinderfilmfest in Berlin and awarded at festivals worldwide. Her first feature for an adult audience followed in 2003, the romantic comedy "Se til venstre, der er en Svensker"/"Old, New, Borrowed and Blue" (2003), adhering to the Dogme doctrine and recipient of top awards in AFI, Los Angeles, Moscow and Karlovy Vary. Her third feature film, the teen drama "Fighter"/"Fighter" (2007) with adventurous kung fu scenes choreographed by kung fu master Xian Gao (from "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon") was selected for Berlin (Generation 14plus) and won the Church Prize at BUFF in Malmö.



Arthy has also directed episodes of internationally known Danish TV series "The Killing III" (2012) and "Heartless"(2014).

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Comeback 2015 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Heartless 1 2014 Direction TV series
The Killing III 2012 Direction TV series
Lulu & Leon 2009 Direction TV series
Fighter 2007 Direction, Script, Story DK/Feature
The Cuckoo Parrot 2005 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Old, new, borrowed and blue 2003 Direction DK/Feature
Miracle 2000 Direction DK/Feature
The Økoman 1998 Direction, Concept DK/Short fiction
Drengen de kaldte Kylling 1997 Direction, Producer, Concept TV series
Penny Plain 1997 Direction DK/Short fiction
Container Conrad 1996 Direction, Script, Producer TV series
Forunderlige Frede 1996 Direction, Producer, Screenplay, Concept TV series
Y's fantom farmor 1996 Direction, Screenplay, Producer, Concept TV series
Fortælle Frikadelle 1994 Script TV series

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
AGIS Gold Medal, Jury Vote 2001 Giffoni Film Festival 2001 Mirakel
Special Mention, Children 2000 Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2000 Mirakel
Best Film, Children's Jury 2001 Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2001 Mirakel
The Award of City Zlin, Children's Jury 2001 Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2001 Mirakel
Second Best Film, Children's Jury 2001 Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2001 Mirakel
Church of Sweden Film Prize 2008 Malmö, BUFF 2008 Fighter
Best Leading Actor 2003 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2003 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Grand Jury Prize for International Features 2003 Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2003 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
CIFEJ prize 2008 Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2008 Fighter
Best Actress 2008 SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2008 Fighter
Best Children Film 2008 Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2008 Fighter
Special Mention 2008 Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 2008 Fighter
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
Berlinale 2015-02-05 Heartless 1
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2013-05-27 Fighter
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2009-11-05 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Discovery - Scotland's Int. Film Fest for Children & Young People 2009-10-20 Fighter
TIFF Kids 2009-04-18 Fighter
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2008-11-17 Fighter
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2008-11-13 Fighter
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2008-10-29 Fighter
Amsterdam Cinekid 2008-10-19 Fighter
Haifa International Film Festival 2008-10-14 Fighter
SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2008-10-02 Fighter
Austin Fantastic Fest 2008-09-18 Fighter
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2008-07-18 Fighter
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2008-07-04 Fighter
Shanghai International Film Festival 2008-06-14 Fighter
Transilvania International Film Festival 2008-05-30 Fighter
Seattle International Film Festival 2008-05-22 Fighter
Cannes, Festival de 2008-05-14 Fighter
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2008-04-23 Fighter
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2008-04-22 Fighter
Malmö, BUFF 2008-03-11 Fighter
Berlinale 2008-02-07 Fighter
Göteborg International Film Festival 2008-01-25 Fighter
Istanbul Festival of Independent Films 2004-02-12 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2003-11-10 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2003-11-06 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2003-10-07 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Busan International Film Festival 2003-10-02 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2003-09-19 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2003-09-18 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2003-07-04 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2003-04-05 Mirakel
Berlinale 2003-02-06 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Göteborg International Film Festival 2003-01-24 Se til venstre, der er en svensker
Discovery - Scotland's Int. Film Fest for Children & Young People 2002-11-27 Mirakel
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2002-06-10 Mirakel
New York International Children's Film Festival 2002-03-01 Mirakel
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2001-12-01 Mirakel
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2001-11-19 Mirakel
London Film Festival 2001-11-07 Mirakel
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2001-11-01 Mirakel
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2001-10-25 Mirakel
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2001-10-08 Mirakel
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2001-09-27 Mirakel
Giffoni Film Festival 2001-07-18 Mirakel
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2001-05-26 Mirakel
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2001-05-02 Mirakel
TIFF Kids 2001-04-20 Mirakel
Stockholm Film Festival Junior 2001-04-01 Mirakel
Malmö, BUFF 2001-03-13 Mirakel
Berlinale 2001-02-07 Mirakel
Göteborg International Film Festival 2001-01-26 Mirakel
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2000-11-02 Mirakel
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2000-08-27 Mirakel
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.