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Torben Skjødt Jensen

(1958 – )

Director and producer. Born 8/11 1958 in Aalborg. Baptized in Holstebro, moved to Roskilde in 1965. Lower secondary education from Lynghøjskolen, Svogerslev 1975, Higher Preparatory Examination from Roskilde Katedralskole in 1977. Studied Film Science at the University of Copenhagen 1978-82.


Worked at the cartoon publishing company Interpresse/Runepress from 1976-1983 and edited De Kulørte Sider (Coloured Pages), a magasine about cartoons.


1981-85: Music and filmwriter on the magasines Staccato and Ung Nu. 1983-84: Graphic organizer at Gutenbergshus / Select Video. First video production at The Danish Video Workshop, Haderslev 1983. Was a member of the project-editorial-board at the workshop 1984-85. Project-employee 1985-86 on "Linedanser i Danmark" /"Tightrope in Denmark" (editorial manager/editor) and Videofestival 86 (program employee). First production at the Danish Film Workshop i Copenhagen in 1987, program employee and editor at the projects "Next Stop, Sovjet", "Instant Karma" and "Museum Europe" at the workshop between 1988 and 1993. Member of the project-editorial-board 1992. 1985-1987: Co-owner of the production company Englefilm, regularly producing for TV-Syd from 1985-86. 1987-88: Affiliated with the studio Tegneværkstedet, Frederiksberg, misc. graphic production and commercials. 1989-1991: Affiliated with the studio Mand Over Bord, Kbh., div. graphic production, music videos and TV-porgrams.


1991-1994: in cooporation with Thomas Gammeltoft/Film og Lyd.
1992: Participant at Frank Daniel's scriptwriters class, European Film College, Ebeltoft. 1994-1996: In cooporation with Henrik Møller Sørensen/ASA Film. 1995-1999: In cooporation with Steen Herdel/ Herdel Filmproduktion. 1997: In cooporation with Hans Erik Saks/Saks Film & TV. 1996-1999 and 2003-2006: In cooporation with Thomas Stenderup/Final Cut Productions. 1998-2001: In cooporation with Thomas Gammeltoft/Angel Productions.


2003 & 2005: Participant at Frank Cursaro workshop for Actors/Directors at European Film College, Ebeltoft. 2000-2003: In cooporation with DR Fiktion, Ingolf Gabold/Piv Bernth, transmissions og theatre. 2009: In cooporation with Mette Heide/Plus Pictures. 2010: Participant at the workshop Tareula II, San Sebastian for european & latinamerican producers/directors. 1996-2011: Owner of the production company Point of No Return Productions.


Skjødt Jensen directed the feature "The Tenth Muse" (2003), which received the Audience Award at Copenhagen Film Festival, as well as a number of documentaries like "Carl Th. Dreyer - My Metier" (1995), which received both a danish Bodil and Robert Award for Best Documentary, and "Armed With Words & Wings" (2018) about the life and death of danish poet Michael Strunge.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Armed With Words & Wings 2018 Direction, Screenplay DK/Documentary
Hjemme i verden 2017 Direction DK/Documentary
En rød løber for Asta Nielsen 2016 Appearance DK/Documentary
City slang redux 2011 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing, Editor (Lars Autoophug Show 1984), Technical organizer (Lars Autoophug Show 1984) DK/Documentary
Sanselighedens pris 2007 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Hr. Sult 2005 Direction DK/Documentary
Surrational cityscaping 2004 Direction, Script, Production, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Den talende muse 2003 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing, Producer DK/Documentary
The tenth muse 2003 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Tugt & utugt 2001 Direction DK/Documentary
Tugt & utugt 1 - Fra Victoria til farlig ungdom 2001 Direction DK/Documentary
Tugt & utugt 2 - Fra farlig ungdom til pornofrit miljø 2001 Direction DK/Documentary
Simons film 1999 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Manden som ikke ville dø 1999 Direction, Production, Script DK/Feature
Flâneur III: Benjamins skygge 1998 Direction DK/Short fiction
Rejsekammerater 1998 Direction, Script TV series
Gensidig berøring 1997 Direction DK/Experimental
Tango 1997 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
The naughty boy 1996 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
Hvileløse hjerte 1996 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
To be or nothing to eat 1996 Direction DK/Short fiction
Flâneur II - Dandy 1995 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing DK/Experimental
Carl Th. Dreyer - Min metier 1995 Direction, Script, Cinematographer, Video photographer DK/Documentary
The freelancer 1995 Direction DK/Short fiction
Den rigtige mand i månen 1994 Direction, Editing DK/Experimental
Billeder til tiden 1994 Editing DK/Documentary
Som et strejf 1993 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing DK/Documentary
Flâneur 1993 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing DK/Experimental
The Real Man in the Moon 1993 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Die Sprache Spricht - Das Ding Dingt 1993 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing DK/Documentary
Abildgaard - The Dancing Storyteller 1993 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing, Sound DK/Experimental
Wayfarer - 8900 Randers 1993 Direction DK/Experimental
30 years of Fluxus 1993 Editing DK/Documentary
En himmel der intet ser - La specola 1993 Editing, Sound DK/Documentary
Morels opfindelse 1992 Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Executive producer DK/Experimental
Den dansende fortæller 1992 Direction DK/Documentary
Quattsiluni 1992 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing, Sound DK/Experimental
The Flood 1992 Direction, Editing, Sound DK/Experimental
Ned 2 1992 Cinematography, Editing, Sound DK/Experimental
Rouet (1) 1992 Cinematography, Editing DK/Experimental
Instant karma 1992 Editing Anthology
Sandhedens øjeblik 1992 Editing DK/Experimental
Eksperimentet 1992 Editing DK/Short fiction
Life, death, faith, hope and destiny 1992 Editing DK/Experimental
Sværm 1992 Editing DK/Experimental
Kend din karma 1992 Editing DK/Experimental
Murmur 1992 Editing DK/Documentary
Speranza 1991 Direction, Cinematography, Editing DK/Experimental
Next stop Sovjet 1991 Editing DK/Documentary
Jeg civiliserer mig om morgenen 1991 Editing DK/Experimental
It's a blue world 1990 Direction, Script, Production, Cinematography, Editing DK/Documentary
Kielgasten 1990 Editor, Executive producer, Camera operator DK/Feature
Englefjæs 1989 Direction, Production DK/Experimental
Genetic engineer's 1989 Direction DK/Experimental
For the Mad Only 1988 Editing DK/Documentary
Alt er dit 1987 Direction DK/Experimental
Tones of an outsider 1987 Cinematography DK/Experimental
Gangway i Tyrol 1987 Editing DK/Short fiction
First Annual Anti Anti Fashion Video Performance 1985 Direction, Script DK/Experimental
Break the silence 1984 Direction DK/Experimental
Long black Song 1983 Direction DK/Experimental
Teater - Fra nu af Direction DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Documentary 1991 San Sebastian International Film Festival 1991 It's a blue world
Special Mention, Best Documentary 1991 Aarhus, Nordisk Panorama 1991 It's a blue world
Special Mention 2003 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2003 Den talende muse
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.

Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Valladolid International Film Festival 2005-10-21 Surrational cityscaping
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2005-07-01 Surrational cityscaping
Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2005-03-29 Surrational cityscaping
Göteborg International Film Festival 2005-01-28 Surrational cityscaping
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2004-06-18 Den talende muse
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2003-10-30 Den talende muse
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2003-08-11 Den talende muse
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2001-10-22 Tugt & utugt 1 - Fra Victoria til farlig ungdom
Odense Internationale Film Festival 1999-08-16 Simons film
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.