(1968 – )
Writer. Born 7/1 1968. Søren Sveistrup holds a Master of Literature and History from the University of Copenhagen. He graduated as scriptwriter from the National Film School of Denmark in 1997. In 2014 he was co-founder of SAM Productions, together with producer Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen and writer Adam Price.
Sveistrup is acclaimed for his work on a number of TV series. He wrote "Nikolaj and Julie" (2002-2003), recipient of an International Emmy Award in 2003, and created and wrote "The Killing" (2007-2012), which won a BAFTA in 2011 and was sold to more than a hundred countries. The series was remade for AMC in the US.
Sveistrup has written scripts for feature films such as Jesper W. Nielsen's "The Day Will Come" (2016) and Tomas Alfredson's "The Snowman" (2017), adapted from Jo Nesbø's bestselling novel of the same name.
|Gidseltagningen II||2019||Story and research||TV series|
|Gidseltagningen||2017||Executive producer||TV series|
|The Day Will Come||2016||Screenplay||DK/Feature|
|The Killing III||2012||Screenplay||TV series|
|The killing||2011||Script, Executive producer||TV series|
|The Killing II||2009||Script||TV series|
|The Killing||2007||Script||TV series|
|Nikolaj og Julie||2002||Script||TV series|
|At the Faber||2000||Script||TV series|