Nikolaj Scherfig

(1961 – )

Screenwriter. Born 26/10 1961 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Graduated as screenwriter from The National Film School of Denmark in 1989.

During the years Nikolaj Scherfig has written scripts for both documentaries, features and television series, whereof the latter has taken most of his time. Among these are crime series ''Unit 1'' (2000) and the first three seasons of ''The Bridge''(2011-2015). He is also featured as script consultant on a number of Danish features such as ''The Cartel'' (2014) and ''The Idealist'' (2015).

Title Year Function Category
Scandinavian Star (overview) 2020 Screenplay Series (documentary)
Scandinavian Star 2:6 - The Disaster 2020 Screenplay Series (documentary)
Scandinavian Star 1:6 2020 Screenplay Series (documentary)
Collision 2019 Script consultant DK/Feature
Gidseltagningen II 2019 Script consultant TV series
Broen 4 2018 Screenplay TV series
Den anden verden 2016 Screenplay TV series
Heartless 2 2015 Screenplay TV series
Broen 3 2015 Screenplay TV series
The Idealist 2015 Script consultant DK/Feature
Heartless 1 2014 Screenplay TV series
The Sunfish 2014 Script consultant DK/Feature
The Cartel 2014 Script consultant DK/Feature
The Boy with the Golden Pants 2014 Script supervisor Feature
Broen 2 2013 Screenplay TV series
Bødlen 2012 Script TV series
The Art of Crossing a Bridge 2012 Script consultant DK/Short fiction
A-klassen 2012 Script consultant TV series
The Bridge 2011 Screenplay TV series
Lost in Africa 2010 Dramaturge DK/Feature
Mig og Jesper 2009 Screenplay, flash animation DK/Documentary
Mikkel og guldkortet 2008 Script TV series
De unge år 2007 Screenplay DK/Feature
Ledsaget udgang 2007 Script consultant DK/Feature
Oskar & Josefine 2005 Script DK/Feature
Freeway 2005 Script DK/Documentary
Adam''s Apples 2005 Consultant DK/Feature
Steget efter 2005 Film consultant Feature
Jagten på den sidste torsk 2003 Script DK/Documentary
Jesus & Josefine 2003 Script TV series
The wild east - portræt af en storbynomade 2002 Script consultant DK/Documentary
The Chosen 7 2001 Script TV series
The Olsen gang junior 2001 Script DK/Feature
Edderkoppen 2000 Script consultant TV series
Unit 1 2000 Screenplay TV series
Under overfladen 1998 Script DK/Feature
Tifanfaya 1998 Script DK/Short fiction
Mørkets øy 1997 Script Feature
Eye of the Eagle 1997 Script DK/Feature
TAXA 1997 Writer (episode) TV series
Under New York 1996 Script DK/Documentary
Den store kul-tur 1996 Co-writer TV film
Circus Hildebrandt 1995 Script DK/Feature
Den nøgne by 1991 Assistant director DK/Documentary
Hero of the day 1989 Script DK/Short fiction