Sidsel Lønvig Siersted


“The world is incomprehensibly complex. Stories help us make sense of it.”


Sidsel has a masters degree in Film and Media studies from the University of Copenhagen (2008). Starting her career in Danish public broadcasting youth programming in 2004 she has now worked professionally with TV, digital media, documentary films and documentary series for more than ten years. Sidsel has worked on widely distributed and awarded titles such as Democrats (Camilla Nielsson, 2014), Something Better to Come (Hanna Polak, 2014), The Newsroom - Off the record (Mikala Krogh, 2014), Good Things Await (Phie Ambo, 2014), Bugs (Andreas Johnsen, 2015), Amateurs in Space (Max Kestner, 2016), and Safari (Ulrich Seidl, 2016). Among other titles she is the producer of Christian Sønderby Jepsen's documentary "Natural Disorder", which was selected for IDFA's feature length competition in 2015 and was nominated for a Danish Film Academy Award and the Danish Critics Award in 2016. The film received the best documentary award at DOK.Fest München 2016 and the Zwierciadło magazine award at MILLENNIUM DOCS AGAINST GRAVITY 2016, Grand Prix at Seoul, EBS International Documentary Festival 2016, and was the winner of the senior jury award and main prize at the Let Them Be Normal Section, Budapest Documentary Film Festival 2016. Together with renowned producer Sigrid Dyekjær she is the producer of Eva Mulvad’s A Modern Man (2017).

Sidsel is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.



Apolonia, Apolonia (Lea Glob, release 2018)
UN - The End of the Beginning (Andreas Koefoed, Lea Glob, release 2018)
A Modern Man (Eva Mulvad, 2017)
Natural Disorder (Christian Sønderby Jepsen, 2015)
A Different Kind of Boy (Ulrik, Wivel, documentary, 2013)

(Petra Costa, release 2018)
Aquarela (Victor Kossakovsky, release 2018)

Line Producer
School of
Life (Mikala Krogh, release 2017) 
Den Anden Side (Pernille Rose Grønkjær, 2017)
Safari (Ulrich Seidl, 2017)
Amateurs in Space (Max Kestner, 2016)
BUGS (Andreas Johnsen, 2016)
Man Falling (Anne Regitze Wivel, 2015)

Associate producer
Miniyamba (Luc Perez, animation, 2013)

Assisting Producer
Something Better to Come (Hanna Polak, 2014)
The Newsroom - Off the record (Mikala Krogh, 2014)
Good Things Await (Phie Ambo, 2014)
Svend (Anne Regitze Wivel, 2012)
Tank City (Boris Bertram, 2010)
Kim (Morten Meldgaard, 2010)

Production Manager
Democrats (Camilla Nielsson, 2014)
Stealing Africa (Christoffer Guldbrandsen, 2012)
Modern Farmers (4 documentary episodes for DR, 2010)

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