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Sarita Christensen

(1975 – )

Producer. Born 23 October 1975. Sarita Christensen spent a total of nine years working for Zentropa, first as assistant producer on several feature films and later as head of Zentropa's children and youth division, Zentropa GRRRR.


Sarita Christensen left Zentropa in 2006 to start her own company, Copenhagen Bombay, together with director Anders Morgenthaler. Their mission was to produce quality films, TV, animation, cross media, games and books for young audiences. Anders Morgenthaler left the company in 2011.


Titles produced by Copenhagen Bombay include documentary films by Michael Noer, "Vesterbro" (2007) and "The Wild Hearts" (2008), as well as animation features such as "The Apple & the Worm" (2009) by Anders Morgenthaler, "The Great Bear" (2011) and "Beyond Beyond" (2014), the latter two directed by Esben Toft Jacobsen.


Sarita Christensen was selected as one of European Film Promotion's Producers on the Move at the Cannes Festival in 2007.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Redaktionen 2018 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Jørgen singing his life 2018 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Jørgen singing his life 1:6 2018 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Jørgen singing his life 2:6 2018 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Jørgen singing his life 4:6 2018 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Jørgen singing his life 6:6 2018 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Jørgen singing his life 5:6 2018 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Jørgen singing his life 3:6 2018 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Next Door Spy 2017 Executive producer DK/Feature
Get Santa 2016 Executive producer DK/Feature
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Lillefinger - Den skæve kasse 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Lillefinger - Alene i verden 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Lillefinger - Det frosne dyr 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Little Tot 2015 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Lillefinger (oversigt) 2014 Executive producer TV series
Songs for Alexis 2014 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Beyond Beyond 2014 Producer, Executive producer Feature
The Golden Horse 2014 Co-producer Feature
Isblomstens hemmelighed 2012 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
The Great Bear 2011 Executive producer DK/Feature
The will 2011 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Tigers & tattoos 2010 Executive producer DK/Short fiction
Doxwise 2 2009 Producer DK/Documentary
Æblet & Ormen 2009 Producer DK/Feature
Carsten & Gitte's Movie Madness 2008 Producer DK/Short fiction
The wild hearts 2008 Producer DK/Documentary
My Black Little Heart 2008 Producer Feature
Through a glass, darkly 2008 Producer: development Feature
Løgnhalsen 2007 Producer TV series
Island of lost souls 2007 Producer DK/Feature
Ekko 2007 Producer DK/Feature
Eat shit and die 2007 Producer DK/Short fiction
Vesterbro 2007 Producer DK/Documentary
Princess 2006 Production DK/Feature
Jeg som regel 2006 Production, Producer DK/Short fiction
Den lille pige med svovlstikkerne 2005 Producer TV film
Rocket Brothers - tæt på bandet Kashmir 2003 Production DK/Documentary
Zafir 2003 Associate producer DK/Feature
Debutanten 2002 Production manager DK/Short fiction
Charlie Butterfly 2002 Production assistant DK/Feature
Flyvende farmor 2001 Production assistant DK/Feature
Fukssvansen 2001 Production assistant DK/Feature
Truly Human 2001 Production assistant DK/Feature
Prop & Berta 2001 Production assistant DK/Feature
Le grand final 2000 Production DK/Short fiction
Foreign Fields 2000 Producer's assistant DK/Feature
The bench 2000 Production assistant DK/Feature
Italian for Beginners 2000 Production assistant DK/Feature
At the Faber 2000 Production assistant TV series

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Special Prize of The Jury 2004 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2004 Rocket Brothers - tæt på bandet Kashmir
Best Documentary Film 2004 Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2004 Rocket Brothers - tæt på bandet Kashmir
The Silver Mèliés 2006 SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2006 Princess
Distribution Award 2006 Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2006 Princess
Best Film 2008 Rio de Janeiro Anima Mundi 2008 Princess
2nd Prize for Best Featurefilm 2007 Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2007 De fortabte sjæles ø
Best Feature Film, Jury's Prize 2008 Skip City International D-Cinema Festival 2008 Ekko
Speciel Mention 2007 CPH:DOX 2007 Vesterbro
Audience Award 2009 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009 De vilde hjerter
Speciel Mention 2009 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009 De vilde hjerter
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 2018-04-24 NABOspionen
TIFF Kids 2018-03-09 NABOspionen
New York International Children's Film Festival 2018-02-23 NABOspionen
Göteborg International Film Festival 2018-01-26 NABOspionen
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2017-11-17 NABOspionen
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2017-11-01 NABOspionen
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2017-10-27 NABOspionen
Amsterdam Cinekid 2017-10-24 NABOspionen
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2016-11-27 Den magiske juleæske
Busan International Film Festival 2016-10-06 Den magiske juleæske
Message to Man 2014-09-20 Testamentet
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2013-11-01 Isblomstens hemmelighed
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2013-09-20 Princess
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2013-01-22 Testamentet
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2012-12-02 Isblomstens hemmelighed
CPH:DOX 2012-11-01 Testamentet
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2012-10-31 Testamentet
Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2012-10-29 Testamentet
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2012-10-23 Testamentet
London Film Festival 2012-10-10 Isblomstens hemmelighed
DMZ South Korea 2012-09-21 Testamentet
Oulu Nordisk Panorama 2012-09-21 Testamentet
Marseille Festival International du Documentaire 2012-07-04 Testamentet
Krakow Film Festival 2012-05-28 Testamentet
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2012-05-11 Testamentet
Stockholm Film Festival Junior 2012-05-07 Isblomstens hemmelighed
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2012-04-24 Tigre og tatoveringer
Nyon, Visions du Réel 2012-04-20 Testamentet
Malmö, BUFF 2012-03-13 Isblomstens hemmelighed
Austin, SXSW Film Festival 2012-03-09 Testamentet
ZagrebDox 2012-02-26 Testamentet
Göteborg International Film Festival 2012-01-27 Jeg som regel
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2011-12-04 Tigre og tatoveringer
Amsterdam, IDFA 2011-11-16 Testamentet
CPH:DOX 2011-11-03 Testamentet
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2011-10-21 Tigre og tatoveringer
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2011-09-29 Tigre og tatoveringer
Giffoni Film Festival 2011-07-12 Tigre og tatoveringer
München International Film Festival 2011-06-24 Tigre og tatoveringer
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2011-05-29 Tigre og tatoveringer
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2011-04-06 Æblet & Ormen
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2010-11-19 Æblet & Ormen
Warsaw International Film Festival 2010-10-08 Æblet & Ormen
Busan International Film Festival 2010-10-07 Æblet & Ormen
Rio de Janeiro Anima Mundi 2010-07-16 Æblet & Ormen
Jeonju International Film Festival 2010-04-29 Æblet & Ormen
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2010-04-27 Æblet & Ormen
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2010-04-22 Eat shit and die
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2010-04-03 Æblet & Ormen
Malmö, BUFF 2010-03-16 Æblet & Ormen
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009-08-17 Carsten & Gittes filmballade
Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2009-06-30 Ekko
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2009-05-31 Carsten & Gittes filmballade
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2009-05-09 De vilde hjerter
Stuttgart International Animation Film Festival 2009-05-05 Eat shit and die
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2009-04-30 De vilde hjerter
Torun, Camerimage 2008-11-29 Vesterbro
CPH:DOX 2008-11-07 De vilde hjerter
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2008-10-29 Vesterbro
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2008-10-24 Vesterbro
Warsaw International Film Festival 2008-10-10 Eat shit and die
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2008-09-26 Vesterbro
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2008-09-18 Ekko
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2008-08-19 Vesterbro
Skip City International D-Cinema Festival 2008-07-19 Ekko
Rio de Janeiro Anima Mundi 2008-07-11 Princess
Montreal Fantasia Int Film Festival 2008-07-03 De fortabte sjæles ø
Krakow Film Festival 2008-05-30 Vesterbro
Seattle International Film Festival 2008-05-22 De fortabte sjæles ø
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2008-04-22 Eat shit and die
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2008-04-17 Vesterbro
Brussels Int. Filmfestival of Fantasy,Thriller & Science Fiction Films 2008-03-27 De fortabte sjæles ø
Malmö, BUFF 2008-03-11 Eat shit and die
Berlinale 2008-02-07 Ekko
Göteborg International Film Festival 2008-01-25 Ekko
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2008-01-23 Vesterbro
CPH:DOX 2007-11-09 Vesterbro
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2007-11-08 Princess
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2007-11-01 Ekko
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2007-10-18 De fortabte sjæles ø
London Film Festival 2007-10-17 De fortabte sjæles ø
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2007-10-09 Ekko
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2007-09-27 Ekko
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2007-09-20 Princess
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2007-08-17 De fortabte sjæles ø
Melbourne Film Festival 2007-07-25 De fortabte sjæles ø
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2007-07-12 Princess
Transilvania International Film Festival 2007-06-01 Princess
Cannes, Festival de 2007-05-16 De fortabte sjæles ø
Stuttgart International Animation Film Festival 2007-04-26 Princess
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2007-04-24 De fortabte sjæles ø
TIFF Kids 2007-04-13 De fortabte sjæles ø
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2007-03-31 Princess
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2007-03-20 Princess
Malmö, BUFF 2007-03-13 Princess
Buenos Aires, Mar Del Plata Int. FF 2007-03-08 Princess
Berlinale 2007-02-08 De fortabte sjæles ø
Santa Barbara Int. Film Festival 2007-01-25 Princess
Rotterdam, International Film Festival 2007-01-24 Princess
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2006-11-23 Princess
Stockholm International Film Festival 2006-11-16 Princess
London Film Festival 2006-10-18 Princess
Montreal, Festival International Nouveau Cinema 2006-10-18 Princess
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2006-10-11 Princess
Warsaw International Film Festival 2006-10-06 Princess
Reykjavik Film Festival 2006-09-28 Princess
Aarhus, Nordisk Panorama 2006-09-22 Jeg som regel
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2006-09-21 Princess
Toronto International Film Festival 2006-09-07 Princess
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2006-08-18 Princess
Melbourne Film Festival 2006-07-26 Princess
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2006-07-13 Princess
Cannes, Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2006-05-18 Princess
Cannes, Festival de 2006-05-17 Jeg som regel
Bergen International Film festival 2004-10-14 Rocket Brothers - tæt på bandet Kashmir
Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 2004-09-22 Rocket Brothers - tæt på bandet Kashmir
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2004-08-09 Rocket Brothers - tæt på bandet Kashmir
Berlinale 2004-02-05 Rocket Brothers - tæt på bandet Kashmir
Göteborg International Film Festival 2004-01-23 Rocket Brothers - tæt på bandet Kashmir
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.