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JURY 2019




Worked with short and documentary films for more than 20 years at the Danish Film Board - as press secretary, head of distribution and information and as commissioning editor. Wrote numerous articles for national and international newspapers and magazines. National and international consultancy work.


Co-founder of Balticum Film & TV Festival, Filmkontakt Nord and Documentary, the EU Media Office for Creative Documentaries. Travelled to all European short and documentary festivals, often to be seated as a member of the jury. Co-initiator of European Documentary Network EDN in 1996 and its first director until 2005.


In 2004 awarded the Danish Roos Prize for his contribution to the Danish and European documentary culture.


He has given documentary courses and seminars in about 40 countries. Head of Studies at the European training programme Ex Oriente 2003-2009. Freelance consultant and teacher since 2006. Selector and consultant for the festivals DOCS Barcelona, DOK Leipzig, Magnificent 7 and DoxBox in Damascus. Teacher at the film school Zelig in Bolzano, Italy. Head of Pitching at DOCS Barcelona 2010-2012, now Head of Programming of the festival.


Has been tutor at training programmes like Baltic Sea Forum, Archidoc, Ex Oriente, Zagreb DOXPro, DocuRegio and Documentary Campus. Recipient of 2014 EDN Award for outstanding contribution to the development of documentary culture.


Has his own website - together with Danish Allan Berg - where he posts documentary film news and reviews documentaries:

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