At each edition of the festival, we are proud to collaborate with renown profesional video artists and film directors. They are the core of every festival since is throug their selection and vision that the festival is presented in the streets.
The jury apoints the10 best films to be screened at public spaces and the winner of the Jury Award of 15,000 Danish Krone.
The Audience Award of 8,000 Danish Krone is selected an on line votation.
Below the listing of the festival juries from 2006
Danish documentary director, producer and cinematographer. Andreas Johnsen has made a number of documentaries as both a director and a producer since 2002. His films have been shown around the world on many festivals and on television in Denmark and abroad. His film ‘Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case’ was nominated at IDFA’s “Feature Length Competition” at Cinema for Peace Awards and won the Danish Film Critics Award 2014. The film has furthermore been selected for over 15 film festivals, been sold to BBC and 7 other territories.
BUGS had premiere at Tribeca Film Festival, and it takes us on a gastronomic journey to seven countries on five continents, where insects are high on the menu. His latest film is a documentary about Torben Ulrich, painter, musician, performance artist and former professional tennis player.
Charlotte Haslund-Christensen is a visual artist born and based in Copenhagen. She is a graduate of the Danish school of art photography Fatamorgana (1996) and the International Center of Photography in New York (1997). Haslund-Christensen's long-term photographic and video art projects are performative and documentary, taking their impetus from the specific contexts in which they are created, for example anthropological 'expeditions' (the artist as explorer in Natives: The Danes), in the basement of a police station (posing as a mugshot photographer for Who's Next?) or as a traveling photographer or camerawoman in local communities (in Heroes, To Tingberg with Love, Hope & Fear and her current project Manywhere). A common political thread throughout her oeuvre is addressing stereotypes and the role of the media - past and the present - in their creation.
Jacob Tækker graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 2006 and Gerrit Reitveld Academy, Amsterdam in 2003.
Jacob works research about the general human conditions of life, which we usually are not aware in our everyday reality, his works often revolve around existential paradoxes, such as what it means to be human and what defines the individual's role in a community. He has worked with the launching of platforms for public art (GoPlayDot) and (Dot) in collaboration with public entities and using a mix of artworks based on apps and with game-like references often with himself as a figure in his works.
Director. Born 15/4 1977. Graduated as documentary director from the National Film School of Denmark in 2007.
Horanyi has directed the documentaries "The Devilles" (2009) and "Au Pair" (2011) both screened at a number of different international festivals, her documentary "Motley's Law" (2015) won a Grand Jury Prize Award at DOC NYC and a Alliance of Women Film Journalists' EDA Award. Her last film "The Stranger" (2017), won the Viewfinders Grand Jury Prize at DOC NYC 2017.
Kim Foss 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, for which he worked for 13 years turning it into the largest film festival in Denmark. Simultaneously he served as a film critic and journalist for the daily newspapers Det Fri Aktuelt and Jyllands-Posten. In 2003 he co-founded the festival CPH:DOX. Since 2006 he has worked as the managing director of Grand Teatret in Copenhagen as well as the company’s distribution arm, Camera Film.
Ann Lislegaard is a contemporary artist living and working in Copenhagen, Denmark and New York City, US. She is known for her 3D film animations and sound-light installations often departing from ideas found in science fiction. She finds in Science fiction an alternative approach to language, narration, gender roles and concepts of the future.
Some of her latest international solo shows includes MOCAD – Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI, US, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel. Her upcoming next major international exhibition will be at Belgrade Biennale, September 2018.
Sara Koppel. Director & Animator.
Started working in the Danish animation field at 14 years old. She is the founder of the studio Koppel Animation & Naked Love Film.
Sara Koppel has made over 20 hand-drawn animated independent short films over the last couple of years. Currently she is working on a new 35-minute hand-drawn erotic animation film titled “We got lost on the other side of wilderness”, which is to be finished in 2017.
Film director and screenwriter. Born 1970, Denmark. Currently developing a feature film at Profile Pictures.
"Min bedste fjende"/"My Good Enemy" (2010), his second feature film, won the CIFEJ Jury Award and a Special Mention at Frankfurt Lucan International Children's Film Festival.
Regel no. 1"/"Rule Nr. 1" (2003), Ussing's feature film debut, was part of the official selection at Chicago International FF, Rio de Janeiro and Mannheim-Heidelberg.
Steen Møller Rasmussen. Photographer, director and visual artist.
Film photographer from the Danish Film School 1977-1980. His documentaries, short films and artist portraits has made him a presence on the Danish film- and art scene. In the 80's he co-created films such as "In / Out the Flat" (1985) with Claus Carstensen and Peter Bonde and "Thirteen" (1989) with the contributing artists. He created numerous experimental and portrait films in the course of the 90's, both alone and in collaboration with others., including "The Place To Be" (1996), "Reading Lips" (1996) and "Lowell Celebrates Kerouac" (1998).
Artist, curator, activist, performer and initiator of Intentional Art.
He studied Fine Art Photography and Print making, in San Francisco at the Academy of Art University and finished his education at the International Center of Photography in New York City. He defines himself as a catalyst, creative medium and facilitator for cross cultural and artistic adventures with focus on awareness. Initiator of projekts like: Æro Dog Days summer festival, The Triangle Project between Copenhagen, New York and Istanbul and the CO2 Green Drive Project, that is a Climate Awareness concept with focus on alternative energy, that has been performed worldwide.
Visual artist with a MFA in Fine Art from Malmø Art Academy, Sweden, and a BFA from Goldsmiths College and Central Saint Martins, University of London, England.
The artistic practice of Helene Nymann challenges the borderline between the organic and the mechanical and the effect on the conscious or the subconscious state of mind.
Nymann demonstrates the irrational, symbolic and psychoanalytical aspect of people or places undergoing transformative acts and/or radical change.
Helene Nymann has exhibited in Copenhagen, London, Stockholm, Malmø, New York, Cairo and Athens and is always in search of new ways to challenge and expand the medium of the moving image, so as to give way for a state of introspection within the viewer.
Copenhagen-based visual artist, originally from Paris, France.
Ash started as a street artist, and was first invited to participate at "Les peintres de la ville" at the Galerie du Jour by designer Agnes B. in 1989.
Ash’s newest pieces are aesthetically very different from the graffiti he was painting in the 80s, and are a departure from the traditional graffiti styles of New York. Ash often uses the themes of contrast between the urban environments and nature and young people's quest for identity in subcultures.
Morten Hartz Kaplers was born in 1971. He is a film director and a writer, known for AFR (2007), Gem et smil, Katrine (2001) and Le grand final (2000).
Kaplers began as a trapeze artist, curator and organizer of international art exhibitions. He studied at the film school FAMU in Prague.
He has produced several films and television programs, commercials and music videos. In 2000, he received a two-year grant from the Danish Arts Foundation. In 2008, he received the Carl Th. Dreyer Prize for his "courage, originality and provocation in his play with fiction and truth" with AFR.
Heinz Hermanns - festival director / CEO of Interfilm Berlin - International short film festival & distribution, and directorand founder of Going Underground Festival at Berlin Metro.
Interfilm Berlin - International short film festival with almost 6,000 entries from over 100 countries and a festival program boasting more than 400 films, is one of the largest international short film festivals and the oldest.
Marika Seidler,is an Independent Visual and Video Artist / Art Educator from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Media arts, Conceptual visuals.
She works with open artistic hybrid field between documentary and fiction, where documentary material is transformed into a fictionalized ritualized cinematic spatial reality.
Documentary filmmaker, composer, and former radio host on Radio24syv. He has relased several albums and is the author of the novel "The Afterparty" about city life.
ØJET i NATTEN (Eyes in the Night), was Morten Vammen film debut, and is a study of Copenhagen rave scene and was originally presented at CPH: DOX and DR2 in 2006. He has also created, the documetary films: "Øjet i natten", "Natteguide", "De grænseløse", "State of the art", the series "The winners" and the miniseries "Paranoide er altid foran" and several commercials.
Currently working on a series of new critical comedy documentaries.
Film director, and teacher, Alice de Champfleury was born in Cayenne, Fransk Guyana raised in Paris and livies in Copenhagen since 1980. After high school she began to illustrate for newspapers and children's books. Champfleury graduated as animation director from the National Film School of Denmark in 1998. Champfleury has directed the animated series "Ernst", which has won international awards, as well as a number of other short films. She teaches at the National Film School of Denmark alongside her filmmaking.
The Danish-Argentine artist duo, internationally known for their video installation project “City on Fire” – a video illusion on a scale of 1:1, which has set virtual fire to among others representative buildings, AroS, and the Cathedral of Copenhagen, and the Colosseum in Rome in September 2010, as the culmination of their fire project.
They are currently working on public spaces around the world with the flame as an image of fundamental properties for the living and human existence.
Director. Graduate of the National Film School of Denmark, 2001.
Director of documentaries for DR TV since 1997. Winner of the 2006 WIFT (Women in Film and TV) award for young film talents.
»Enemies of Happiness« (2006) was winner of IDFA Amsterdam's Silver Wolf Award and World Cinema Jury Prize at Sundance. »The Good Life« (2010), selected for IDFA, HotDocs and the New York Tribeca and San Francisco Film Festivals, took home the Best Documentary Award at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2011. Co-owner of Danish Documentary Production.
Thierry Geoffroy also known as Colonel, Danish-French artist living in Copenhagen, Denmark. Conceptual artist specialized in format art. The format art of Thierry Geoffroy is created to be actualized in multiple locations, every time adding new knowledge to the format. The method is inspired by the TV program format Thierry Geoffroy has worked with format art since 1989 when he wrote a manifest on 5 types of moving exhibitions (Manifeste – Les différents Types d'expositions mobiles).
Since then he has worked on several other formats, his most famous being Emergency Room, which has toured internationally and has been shown at P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center in New York.
President of the association of Danish Filmdirectors. Martin Strange-Hansen is the only two time Oscar-winning director in Denmark. His graduationfilm from the National Danish Filmschool ”Feeding Desire” won the ”Baby-Oscar” (Student-Academy-Award) as best foreign filmschool-film, and his short-film, ”This Charming Man” won an Oscar as best Live Action Short Film.
Martin is behind Denmarks first mobisode & webisode, the tweenie-embarrasment-galore animated series ”Pinly & Flau”, an Webby Awards Official honoree. Among his other directoral works is the feature ”True Spirit”, the tv-series ”Nynne” and the children-film ”Jensen Lives Here”. Besides that he’s a frequent lecturer and scriptdoctor.
Born 1973 in Jerusalem, Larissa Sansour studied Fine Art in Copenhagen, London and New York, and earned her MA from New York University. Her work is interdisciplinary, immersed in the current political dialogue and utilizes video art, digital photography, experimental documentary and the internet. Sansour’s work has been exhibited worldwide in galleries, museums as well as film festivals.
Her most notable shows include the Tate Modern in London, UK, the National Museum of Queen Sofia in Madrid, Spain, Arken Musem of Modern Art in Denmark and the Busan Biennial in Korea. Her latest film A Space Exodus was recently nominated in the Best Short category at the Dubai International Film Festival.
Danish/ French director and artistgraduated from the Danish society of young filmmakers ‘Super16’. Caroline has written and directed numerous award winning short films amongst them ‘ Les Amours Perdus’, ‘Emmalou’ and ‘Mellem Rum’. Cogez has previously been a part of the jury at Odense Film Festival and CPH DOX and was invited as a guest reviewer at DR2s filmmagazine Premiere. Cogez is currently working on her first feature film, and just received a special mention in The Guardian for best shortfilm online for the shortfilm promo ‘Show Stopper’ for the trash electro queen Peaches.
Born 1979, Denmark. Graduate in documentary direction from the National Film School of Denmark, 2009, and in sociology from Copenhagen University, 2004.
His short films »12 Notes Down« (2008) and »Albert's Winter« (2009) have won awards at festivals worldwide, among them Full Frame Durham, Silverdocs AFI, CPH:DOX and Sheffield DocFest. His last four films were selected for IDFA where two of them were nominated. In 2009 he received the Swedish documentary award Silverfjäril.
Martin de Thurah (born April 29, 1974 in Copenhagen) film director, screenwriter, cinematographer and music video director.
De Thurah graduated from National Film School of Denmark in 2002.
The music video for Carpark North's "Human" won DMA ("Danish Grammy") for Danish Music Video of the Year in 2006. It also won Best Music Video at 2005 RESFEST, Los Angeles and a "Grand Prix" at the Festival International des Art du Clip in Provence. He was nominated for Robert Award (2006) in the category Best Special Effects/Lighting for Allegro. In 2008, he won the Robert Award for Best Animation for his short film Ung mand falder. At the 2008 Chicago International Children's Film Festival, his short film Vi der blev tilbage received the Children's Jury Award for a Live-Action Short Film or Video.
Born in 1978, Denmark. Graduated from the National Film School of Denmark, 2003.
Award-winning director Michael Noer's first feature film R (2010), co-directed by Tobias Lindholm, and the documentaries Vesterbro (2007) and The Wild Hearts (2008) has marked him as one of the most talented directors of his time. R (2010) won top awards at Göteborg and Mumbai plus several accolades at the two top annual Danish awards ceremonies Bodil and Robert. For their work on the film, Noer and Lindholm received the Nordisk Film Award in 2010 and the Carl Th. Dreyer Award in 2011.
Noer's second feature film Northwest (2013) was selected for this year's Gothenburg International Film Festival's competition Dragon Awards and International Film Festival Rotterdam's new competition The Big Screen.
Jeannette Ehlers (b. 1973) The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and graduated in 2006. Her work is in public collections from The Danish Arts Foundation and Nordea among others as well as in private Danish and international collections. Her works revolve around the Danish slave trade in colonial times as one of the main themes. Through digitally manipulated photographs and video installations, she puts The Triangular Slave Trade under the microscope. Some of her recent exhibitions include Caribbean: Crossroads of the World at Museo Del Barrio, New York, USA (2012), Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea (2012), Registered Nowhere, Cartel Gallery, London, UK (2011) and Kianga Ellis Projects, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA (2011).
Art group founded in 2001 by Hannah Heilmann, Anna María Helgadóttir and Sigrún Gudbrandsdóttir. During the first years, the group focused on various design assignments and on making the perfect music video, and won a couple of prizes while trying. The group later moved on from making artwork for others to become a genuine art group with many exhibitions in and outside Denmark. In 2010 all the members decided to leave the group, but the estate of Ingen Frygt work has continuously been exhibited with retrospective selections.
Director. Graduated in documentary from the National Film School of Denmark, 1997. Lecturer at the National Film School of Denmark. Worked for DR TV, where he made "The Party" (2000) and "Supergeil" (1997-1998).
"Max by chance" (2004) was chosen for First Appearance at IDFA Amsterdam and received a GuldDok for Best Short Documentary at CPH:DOX, 2004. His film "The World in Denmark" (2007) received a Danish Robert for Best Short Film.
Born 1972, Denmark. Graduate from the Arts Faculty, Copenhagen University. Munch-Fals is an artist, illustrator, writer and filmcritic. Munch-Fals' directorial debut "Ynglinge"/"First Flush" was winner of Best Short Fiction Award at festivals in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and Tampere, Finland.
In 2010 his feature film debut "Smukke mennesker"/"Nothing's All Bad" was selected for London and Los Angeles festivals and brought home a Special Mention from San Sebastian International Film Festival. At the Palm Springs Film Festival, the film won the New Voices New Visions Award.
Media and video artist, Lisa Strömbeck graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1999, and currently lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark and in Borrby, Sweden.
Strömbeck works with video, photography and collage. A particularly recognizable and recurring motif in Lisa Strömbeck’s art is animals – or more specifically; the relationship and hierarchy between humans and animals.
Dramaturg and screenplay writer.Gritt Uldall-Jessen is a author of stage artistic texts in the "Free Field" of the performing arts. She also works freelance as a dramaturg, curator and festival organizer.
Danish documentarist from the film school in Copenhagen in 1970. His first films were about local, but transcending subjects: the liberalized porn market, the free community of Christiania,, his later work has included historical documentaries and additional films about Christiania and Copenhagen.
The concept of 60Seconds Festival is unchanging and stays true to its original format.
All films are subject to a theme. They cannot be longer than 60 seconds, and must be without sound.
Participating artists are challenged to find creative, new ways to create their works.
All films entering the competition must relate to the theme chosen for that given year.
The 10 films shown during 60Seconds Festival will be voted in by a professional jury of artists and film directors in the panel for that year.
The 10 best one-minute films are shortlisted out of approximately 140 submissions from all around the world, and gives form to the composition of film material presented to an urban audience during the festival week, setting the tone for that year's festival.
The film winning the Jury Award is chosen by the panel.
The jury will also appoint the films that will participate in the Audience Award.
The films will be screened via the 60Seconds Festival website and put to public vote.
Jury Award - 15.000 DKK.
Audience Award - 8.000 DKK.
60Seconds Festival is an international competition, inviting the participation of filmmakers and film enthusiasts from Denmark as well as abroad.
One of the festival's goals is to find new talent and offer them a platform to share their artwork with a wider audience.