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Peter Engel

(1963 – )

Producer and journalist. Born 8/4 1963. Graduated from the Danish School of Media and Journalism in 1992.

Engel has worked with production of film, TV and radio at Zentropa, Nordisk Film, Koncern TV, DR and TV 2, among others.

In 2011, Engel founded his production company Wingman Media, producing auteur-driven documentary films for the international cinema market, TV documentaries, radio and podcasts as well as publishing books.

Within film production, Engel has focused on documentaries about political issues, human rights and the global industry. He has produced Mads Brügger's controversial and genre-bending political documentaries 'The Red Chapel' (2009), 'The Ambassador' (2011) and 'Cold Case Hammarskjöld' (2019). 'The Red Chapel' won the top award in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance.

Engel has co-produced several international documentaries, including 'Inside Fur' (2014) and 'Mogadishu Soldier' (2017), both selected for IDFA.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Cold Case Hammarskjöld 2019 Producer, Executive producer DK/Documentary
Inside Fur 2014 Co-producer Documentary
Ambassadøren 2011 Producer DK/Documentary
Taynikma - Legenden om Rax 2011 Producer DK/Short fiction
Boy 2011 Producer: development DK/Feature
Storvask 2010 Producer TV series
New mom wanted 2010 Producer DK/Short fiction
Aqualorius 2009 Producer DK/Short fiction
Det røde kapel 2009 Producer DK/Documentary
Kampen om Staden 2005 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Efterskoleliv 2003 Direction
Efterskoleliv - 300 dage på Samsø 2003 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
World Cinema Jury Prize: Documentary 2010 Sundance Film Festival 2010 Det røde kapel
Best Nordic Documentary 2009 Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2009 Det røde kapel
The ConScience Award 2012 Leuven, Docville 2012 Ambassadøren
World Cinema Documentary Directing Award 2019 Sundance Film Festival 2019 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Best Documentary Award 2019 Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2019 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Camera Justitia Award 2019 Haag, Amnesty Int. Movies that Matter Festival 2019 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Best Director 2019 Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2019 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
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Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Dokufest Prizren 2019-08-02 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Melbourne Film Festival 2019-08-01 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2019-07-18 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
München International Film Festival 2019-06-27 Det røde kapel
SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2019-06-19 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Cape Town, Encounters South African Int. Documentary Film Festival 2019-06-09 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Transilvania International Film Festival 2019-05-31 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2019-05-23 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Seattle International Film Festival 2019-05-16 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Docsbarcelona 2019-05-15 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2019-05-10 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2019-04-25 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2019-04-18 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2019-04-05 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2019-04-04 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Leuven, Docville 2019-03-27 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Haag, Amnesty Int. Movies that Matter Festival 2019-03-22 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2019-03-06 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2019-03-01 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Göteborg International Film Festival 2019-01-25 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Sundance Film Festival 2019-01-24 Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Message to Man 2014-09-20 Ambassadøren
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2013-03-15 Ambassadøren
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2013-03-04 Ambassadøren
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2012-11-08 Ambassadøren
Tehran, Cinéma Vérité, Documentary Film Festival 2012-11-03 Ambassadøren
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2012-10-23 Ambassadøren
Valladolid International Film Festival 2012-10-20 Ambassadøren
Reykjavik Film Festival 2012-09-27 Ambassadøren
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2012-09-15 Ambassadøren
Melbourne Film Festival 2012-08-02 Ambassadøren
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2012-07-19 Ambassadøren
Amsterdam, IDFA 2012-07-10 Ambassadøren
Jerusalem Int. Film Festival 2012-07-05 Ambassadøren
München International Film Festival 2012-06-29 Ambassadøren
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2012-06-29 Ambassadøren
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2012-06-21 Ambassadøren
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012-06-20 Ambassadøren
SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2012-06-18 Ambassadøren
Transilvania International Film Festival 2012-06-01 Ambassadøren
Seattle International Film Festival 2012-05-17 Ambassadøren
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2012-05-11 Ambassadøren
Leuven, Docville 2012-04-27 Ambassadøren
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2012-04-26 Ambassadøren
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2012-03-31 Ambassadøren
New York New Directors/New Films 2012-03-21 Ambassadøren
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2012-03-09 Ambassadøren
ZagrebDox 2012-02-26 Ambassadøren
Berlinale 2012-02-09 Ambassadøren
Göteborg International Film Festival 2012-01-27 Ambassadøren
Sundance Film Festival 2012-01-19 Ambassadøren
Amsterdam, IDFA 2011-11-16 Ambassadøren
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2011-09-05 Det røde kapel
Giffoni Film Festival 2011-07-12 Storvask
Les Arcs European Film Festival 2010-12-11 Det røde kapel
SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2010-10-07 Det røde kapel
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2010-09-23 Det røde kapel
Zagreb Motovun Film Festival 2010-07-26 Det røde kapel
Melbourne Film Festival 2010-07-23 Det røde kapel
Guanajuato International Film Festival 2010-07-23 Det røde kapel
München International Film Festival 2010-06-25 Det røde kapel
SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2010-06-22 Det røde kapel
Los Angeles Film Festival 2010-06-17 Det røde kapel
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2010-04-03 Det røde kapel
Haag, Amnesty Int. Movies that Matter Festival 2010-03-25 Det røde kapel
New York New Directors/New Films 2010-03-24 Det røde kapel
London, Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2010-03-18 Det røde kapel
Vilnius International Film Festival 2010-03-18 Det røde kapel
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2010-03-12 Det røde kapel
Austin, SXSW Film Festival 2010-03-12 Det røde kapel
Sundance Film Festival 2010-01-21 Det røde kapel
Amsterdam, IDFA 2009-11-19 Det røde kapel
Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2009-09-25 Det røde kapel
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.