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Søren Sveistrup

(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.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
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
Afsporet 1999 Script DK/Short fiction
Latino 1997 Script DK/Short fiction
Deadline 1997 Script TV film
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