Andreas M. Dalsgaard from the National Film School of Denmark as a fiction film director in 2009. He has a degree in visual anthropology from Université Denis Diderot Paris VII in 2004 and a BA in Anthropology from University of Århus 2003.
“Afghan Muscles” (2007) was Dalsgaard’s debut as a documentary director, and it became a festival hit, winning Best Documentary at AFI Los Angeles and Open Eyes Award at Rome MedFilm Festival. His most recent film, “Cities on Speed – Bogotá Change” (2009) was selected for Reflecting Images at IDFA and won the audience award at IndieLisboa in Portugal. The short film “Copenhagen” (2009, fiction – winner of the CILECT Prize 2010, awarded by the world association of film schools) was Dalsgaard’s graduation film as a fiction director.
In 2012 Dalsgaard finished the documentary/fiction hybrid called “Traveling with Mr. T” (co-directed by Simon Lereng Wilmont – premiered at CPH:DOX in November 2012) which is also produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen for Final Cut for Real. In 2013 Andreas M. Dalsgaard started ELK Film, a production collective.
Most recently Andreas M. Dalsgaard finished “Life is Sacred”, produced by Anne Köhncke and Signe Byrge Sørensen, Final Cut for Real.