Photographer: Helga C Theilgaard
Photographer: Helga C Theilgaard
Photographer: Helga C Theilgaard

Annette K Olesen


LanguageDanish, English
EducationDen Danske Filmskole

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Film and TV productions

2016Bankerot (TV series) ep. 5. DR Drama
2014Restaurangen (TV series) 6 ep. DR Drama
2013Skytten (Feature) Nordisk Film Production
2010Borgen DR (TV series) Season 1. ep. 4. DR Drama
2008Lille Soldat (Feature) Zentropa Productions
200745 cm (Short)
2006One to one (Feature) Zentropa Entertainments
2004Forbrydelser (Feature) Zentropa Entertainments
2002Små ulykker (Feature) Zentropa Entertainments
2001Y – fædre og sønner (Documentary and TV series)
2000Selvsving (Short)
1997Tiffanfaya (Short)
1992Julies Balkon (Documentary)


Annette graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 1991. She has directed shorts, documentaries, TV-series and 5 feature films. Her features ”Minor Mishaps” (2002),”In Your Hands” (Dogma film 2004) and ”Little Soldier” (2008) all participated in the International main Competition at the Berlin Film Festival. She directed several episodes of the DR TV series “Borgen” (2010-11). Her latest directorial effort was the feature “The Shooter” (2013) along with 6 episodes of the DR TV series "Broke" (2014). Over the years Annette has frequently been leading workshops in directing and idea-development both at The National Film School of Denmark and abroad. In addition she has involved herself in national and international debates about the transition of the movie industry towards digital platforms, new distribution- and business-models. She has been president of The Danish Film Directors' Association and has been a member of board for the Danish public service broadcaster TV2 from 2012 to 2018. Annette is now head of the fiction-direction department at The National Filmschool of Denmark while also developing her own, future productions.