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Thomas Borch Nielsen

(1963 – )

Director and visual effects artist. Born 9/10 1963, Denmark. Worked with 3D animation and special effects after studies in France and USA. Borch Nielsen won a Robert for Best Visual Effects in 2001 and 2005. Has taught dramaturgy at the National Film School of Denmark and written novels for young people.

Borch Nielsen made a number of music videos and commercials before directing the science fiction feature 'Webmaster' (1998). The film sold worldwide and received Best Actor and Best Special Effects Award at the FantaFestival in Rome. It was followed by the children's feature 'Jewel of the Nile' (2000).

'Sunshine Barry & The Disco Worms' (2008) is his third feature film - and his first animated. It was screened at Toronto International Film Festival and has succesfully been distributed internationally, amongst others in Eastern Europe, Korea and Mexico. 'Captain Bimse' (2018) is his fourth feature.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Captain Bimse 2019 Direction, Johnson, Cinematographer, Composer, Screenplay DK/Feature
The Shadow Animal 2013 Producer, Script consultant DK/Short fiction
Marco Macaco 2012 Voice, Producer, Screenplay DK/Feature
Will-Bot - friend or foe? 2011 Script, Producer DK/Short fiction
Sunshine Barry & The Disco Worms 2008 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Strings 2004 VFX producer DK/Feature
Fakiren fra Bilbao 2004 VFX DK/Feature
Jewel of the desert 2001 Direction DK/Feature
Dykkerne 2000 VFX supervisor DK/Feature
Gone with the fish 1999 Assistant director DK/Feature
Webmaster 1998 Direction, Script DK/Feature
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Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2014-11-30 Skyggedyret
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2014-10-31 Skyggedyret
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 2014-08-21 Skyggedyret
Stuttgart International Animation Film Festival 2014-04-22 Skyggedyret
Malmö, BUFF 2014-03-10 Skyggedyret
Göteborg International Film Festival 2014-01-24 Skyggedyret
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2013-08-26 Skyggedyret
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2013-05-27 Marco Macaco
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2013-04-10 Marco Macaco
Göteborg International Film Festival 2013-01-25 Marco Macaco
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2012-11-08 Marco Macaco
Sevilla Festival de Cine 2012-11-02 Marco Macaco
Reykjavik Film Festival 2012-09-27 Marco Macaco
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2012-08-15 Marco Macaco
Rio de Janeiro Brazilian Int. Children´s Film Festival 2010-08-27 Disco ormene
Annecy, Festival Int. du Film d'Animation 2009-06-08 Disco ormene
Sydney Film Festival 2009-06-03 Disco ormene
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2009-04-27 Disco ormene
Berlinale 2009-02-05 Disco ormene
London Film Festival 2008-10-15 Disco ormene
Toronto International Film Festival 2008-09-04 Disco ormene
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.