Film Filmography Niels Frandsen

Filminstruktør og producer







FILMOGRAPHY for
Niels Frandsen,
Film director, M.Sc. et Cand. Comm
born 1951 in Copenhagen/DK

Among others:

2012 The Fisherman (under production)

2012 Recollection - a short experiment

2011 Travel grants from
Danish Arts Foundation (Statens Kunstfond)

2010- Portraits of polio survivors – an on going video project – please check my website when it is released.

2009 Granted by The Danish Government:
Danish Arts Foundation
(Statens Kunstfond)

2009 Voices of walls / experimental

2009 Granted by The Danish Government:
Danish Arts Foundation
(Statens Kunstfond)

2008 The story of the disabled people – under production.

2007 Member of the Jury at the International Film festival Internationale Short Filmfestival ”
Wie wir leben” / München

2007 ”
Qaanaaq” / Greenland – Theather project – Visual co-producer and editor / Instruktør Orto Ignasiussen

2007 Editor on the documentary: ”
Rejsby – en landsby ved vadehavet” producered by Nuka film. Instruktør Mogens Kløvedal

2007 20 information film produced for Erhvervskolernes Forlag for use in all media platforms.

2006 Member of the Jury at the International Handicap filmfestival / Kolding / Denmark

2006 Artfakter – an experimental art project

2006 Editor on the film about “Theatre Project - East Greenland”
produced by NUKA film.

2005
Jeg er en kriger / “I am a worrier” /
a film about brain damage and rehabilitation.

2005 Granted by The Danish Government:
Danish Arts Foundation
(Statens Kunstfond)

2004 Herbert Blomstedt - a portrait of the famous world wide known conductor

2003
Film på tværs/ Crossover Film / Danish Industry & Labour

2002 Granted by The Danish Government:
Danish Arts Foundation (Statens Kunstfond)

2002
“Hymnus Amoris” - the danish sculptress Anne Marie and the composer Carl Nielsen – Script to a documentary about a love, art and passion.

2002
Støberiet/ The Foundry . I-BAR

2001
“Epidemien”/ The Epidemic. The Danish Film institute & DR TV.
Grand Prix at Odense International Film festival (Denmark),2001
Awarded by PTU / Denmark, 2001
Selected for PRIX BERLIN (Germany), 2001
Nordiche FilmTage im Lübeck (Germany), 2001
Mumbai Int. Film festival (India), 2002
Bronchia PRIZE at VIDEOMED in Badajoz (Spain), 2002
Pärnu Int. Film festival, Estonia 2003
1. Prize and Jury special Award at Cordoba International Film festival Argentina 2003
Danish Handicapfilfestival / Kolding 2003
Assim Vivemos Rio de Janeiro Brazil 2005
The Other Film festival, Melbourne, Australia 2006
The 9th International 1001 Documentary Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey 2006
Int. Film festival Breaking Down Barriers Moscow/Russia 2006.
Best of festival at SUPERFEST XXVII
Int’l. Disability Film Festival Berkeley - Californien USA 2007
PROJECTIONS 2 Abilities
Arts International Disability Film festival
Toronto, Canada. Nov. 2007
CAPE WINELANDS FILM FESTIVAL APRIL 2008 / South Africa
Abilityfest 2009 / Chennai / India International Disability film Festival
IV International Festival of Scientific Video VIDEOCIENCIA 2009/ CUBA - Special award by the jury and the Prize from the audience.
BosiFest International Filmfestival 2012, Belgrade – Serbia.


1999 Editor on the film
: Gensyn med Øst-Grønland - Kirsten Bang/ East Greenland and Kirsten Bang/ by NUKA film, The Danish Film institute and DR TV.

1998 “
Når man først er kommet af sted”/ A documentary for the DR TV

1998 “
Tid til ansvar”. A documentary on life inside the public arena.
The Danish Environmental Fund.

1997-98
Chairman of the Danish Film directors Association.

1997 “Midt i en forandringstid” / Living in changing times.
A documentary on leadership and conflicts in organisation.

1996-99 Member of the Executive Board of the Danish Film directors Association.

1996 Member of the Jury at the International Film festival
Ökomedia in Freiburg.

1996
“Pral & bouillon”/The Company man.
A visual artistic program for DR TV

1995
“Fortællinger ved havet” /Tales by the sea. 16 mm & Betacam. DR TV & The Danish National Film board.
Receiving Gold at ITVA film festival 1996.
Prix Leonardo/Italy 1996
The ALFA Prize in Denmark 1996.

1995
“Vil du se mit smukke vaskeri ?”/ The wind of change.
A documentary about the process of change and life.
The Danish Environmental Fund.

1993 Several public information TV spots incl.
“Flaskedrengen” .
Nominated at ITVA´s festival in 1993.

1992 “
Flyv fugl flyv - handicapidræt”/
Fly with a little help from my friends.
The Disability Sports Association / Dansk Handicap Idræts Forbund.
1992 “
Husker du...”/ Checkmate...?.
EU-commission and The Danish film institute and others.
EuroAim Donostia Screenings 1993,
The Danish Environmental Prize/SID 1992.
1.prize at the Ökomedia International Film festival / Freiburg 1993.
Awarded by the scientific Society in Russia at the 2nd Int. Film festival in Moscow/Russia, 1994.
Special jury prize at the 5.th International du film Mèdical et de santé /Mauriac France 1995.
Prix Leonardo 1995 Cum Laude - Bronze Medal XX.
Invited to the international film festival Videomed/Spain 1996 and to the 1. International Film festival in St. Petersburg 1996.

1991 “
A challenge to change - a film about working life in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines”. For The United Nations/ILO.
Invited to the 2nd International Environmental Film festival in New Delhi/India - 1994.

1991
“LIV”/The Tube song. 35 mm. Experimental film.
The Danish film institute and others.

1990
“Norden 90”/ Interactive video for the Nordic Council of Ministries.
Co-production with Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.

1989
Danish Design Centre. Awarded for designing equipment for blind people.

1987 “
Den store oprydning” / The big clean-up. 16 mm.
For EU-commission and the The Danish film institute.
Prize-winner at VIDEOMED 1996, Badajoz/Spain.
1. Prize at the international film festival in Melbourne 1998/Australia
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