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Documentary film commissioner Jannik Splidsboel

Jannik Splidsboel is from January 10, 2022 documentary film commissioner at the Swedish Film Institute.

Jannik Splidsboel was born in 1964, and has studied film and art in Copenhagen and Rome and graduated from EAVE. He has worked as a producer since the early 1990s for RAI and ZDF, among others, on art, culture, youth - and more.

Since 2004, Jannik Splidsboel has also been active as a documentary film director with a dozen long and short films. His films have been praised internationally, including at the Berlinale and IDFA. He both wrote and directed Misfits, about LGBTQ young people in the American Bible belt. The film was nominated for the Danish film critic award Bodil.

Jannik Splidsboel has been a dramaturgical and artistic consultant since 2008 and teaches creative writing, pitch, development and production.

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Jannik Splidsboel

Documentary film commissioner

Phone: + 46 8 665 12 77