Simon Lereng Wilmont

Director. Born 1975. Graduated as a documentary film director from the National Film School of Denmark in 2009. Holds a BA in Japanese.

He directed his first long documentary, 'Travelling with Mr. T' (2012), with Andreas Dalsgaard. The two short documentaries, 'Chikara – The Sumo Wrestler's Son' (2014) and 'The Fencing Champion' (2014), premiered at IDFA.

'A House Made of Splinters' (2022) won Wilmont a directing award at Sundance FIlm Festival. 'The Distant Barking of Dogs' (2017) won the award for Best First Appearance at its world premiere at IDFA. The film has also won a number of other awards at prominent festivals, including at Göteborg and Thessaloniki.
Title Year Function Category
A House Made of Splinters 2022 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Bird Boy 2019 Direction, Screenplay DK/Documentary
Long, Live, Love 2019 Consultant DK/Documentary
The Distant Barking of Dogs 2017 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
The Distant Barking of Dogs 2017 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Chikara - The Sumo Wrestler's Son 2014 Direction, Cinematographer, Screenplay DK/Documentary
The Fencing Champion 2014 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Travelling with Mr. T 2012 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
The Human Scale 2012 Director: 2. unit DK/Documentary
Dormitory Master 2009 Direction DK/Documentary
Above the Ground, Beneath the Sky 2008 Direction, Cinematographer, Editor DK/Documentary
Fru Eilersen og Mehmet 2006 Painter DK/Short fiction
Ramona's Journey 2004 Direction, Script, Production DK/Documentary
The Game - kunsten at score Direction DK/Documentary
Kids on the Silk Road Direction, Cinematographer Series (documentary)
Simon Lereng Wilmont in trade directory