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Sebastian Blenkov

(1972 – )

Cinematographer. Born 16/6 1972, Aarhus, Denmark. Graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 1999.


Sebastian Blenkov has been cinematographer on a number of features and television series. Among these are the Danish series 'Nikolaj and Julie' (2002) and 'Bankerot' (2014) as well as features 'Rene hjerter' (2006) and 'Excuse me' (2012), which both got him nominated for Danish Robert awards. He is the Director of Photography on Lone Scherfig's 'Secrets from the Russian Tea Room' (2018).


Since doing 'The Green Butchers' (2003), which also brought with it a Robert nomination, Blenkov has been the go-to cinematographer for director Anders Thomas Jensen. This has since resulted in the features 'Adam's Apples' (2005) and 'Men & Chicken' (2015).

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Kindness of Strangers 2018 Director of Photography DK/Feature
Men & Chicken 2015 Director of Photography DK/Feature
The Riot Club 2014 Director of Photography Feature
Bankerot 2014 Cinematographer TV series
Player 2013 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Excuse me 2012 Director of Photography DK/Feature
Cirkusliv i savsmuld 2011 Cinematographer TV series
Boy Meets Girl 2008 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Dancers 2008 Cinematography DK/Feature
Necrobusiness 2008 Cinematography Documentary
De unge år 2007 Cinematography DK/Feature
The Panda Syndrome 2006 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Rene hjerter 2006 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Clash of Egos 2006 Cinematographer: 2. unit DK/Feature
Accused 2005 Cinematography DK/Feature
Adam's Apples 2005 Cinematography DK/Feature
Kinamand 2005 Cinematography DK/Feature
The Green Butchers 2003 Cinematography DK/Feature
Nikolaj og Julie 2002 Cinematography TV series
The Chosen 7 2001 Cinematography TV series
Nøglebørn 1998 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
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