Managing Director | Camera Film 

Started his career in the music business, running and curating independent film clubs and working as a freelance journalist. He was hired to run and curate the newly established NatFilm Festival in 1993. He stayed with the event for 13 years, turning it into the largest film festival in Denmark, simultaneously serving as critic and film journalist for the daily newspapers Det Fri Aktuelt and Jyllands-Posten. He co-founded the sister festival CPH:DOX in 2003. In 2006 he was hired as the managing director of the arthouse cinema Grand Teatret in Copenhagen as well as the company’s distribution arm, Camera Film. In 2006 he received an honorary Bodil Award from the Danish Film Critics Association. In 2010 he was named Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture.

MIA | Film Speakers 2019