Jacob Thuesen

Director


BIOGRAPHY

 Editor, Editorial Department, Director.

Jacob Thuesen was born on May 25, 1962 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jacob Thuesen Graduated as editor from the National Film School of Denmark in 1991.
He started out by editing Lars von Trier’s “The Kingdom”, which took editing in Denmark to a new level. In the following years, his editing skills took Danish documentaries to a new kind of editorial dimension, by adding a layer of subconsciousness.

He is known for his work on Dogville (2003), Anklaget (2005) and De unge år: Erik Nietzsche sagaen del 1 (2007).

FILMOGRAPHY

Blekingegade (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes) (2009-2010)

  • - Episode #1.5 (2010)
  • - Episode #1.4 (2009)
  • - Episode #1.3 (2009)
  • - Episode #1.2 (2009)
  • - Episode #1.1 (2009)
De unge år: Erik Nietzsche sagaen del 1  (2007)
Freeway ( 2005)
Anklaget (2005)
Livsforsikringen (2003)
FCK - Sidste chance ( 1998)
Under New York (1997) 

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

Joint Enterprise
Nominated - RTS Craft & Design Award, Best Tape and Film Editing: Drama at Royal Television Society, UK 2012

De unge år: Erik Nietzsche sagaen del 1
Nominated - Nordic Council's Film Prize 2008
Nominated - Tokyo Grand Prix at Tokyo International Film Festival 2005

Anklaget
Won - European Discovery of the Year at European Film Awards 2005
Nominated - Golden Berlin Bear at Berlin International Film Festival 2005
Won - Grand Jury Prize, Dramatic Features, World Cinema Competition at Miami Film Festival 2005
Won - Audience Award, World Dramatic Feature Competition 2005
Won - FIPRESCI Prize, Northern Lights at Stockholm Film Festival 2005

Livsforsikringen
Won - Special Mention at Odense International Film Festival 2003

P.O.V.
Nominated - Robert, Best Editing at Robert Festival 2003

Sekten
Won - Robert, Best Editing at Robert Festival 1998

Won - Night Dreamer Award at NatFilm Festival 1998

Under New York
Won - Certificate of Merit, Documentary Short at Chicago International Film Festival 1997
Won - Prize of the Preview Screening Jury at Mediawave, Hungary 1997
Won - Silver Spire, Film & Video - Sociology-U.S. at San Fransisco International Film Festival 1997