Born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. The self-taught filmmaker, Asger K. Bartels decided after high school to put his money where his mouth was. He started saving up money. Working multiple jobs as a waiter and bartender while writing the script for what was to become his first feature film "Natsværmer" ("Dream State").
At the age of 21 his feature film premiered at CPH:PIX, the biggest feature film festival in Denmark.
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Official Selection
Dream State
World of Film International Film Festival
Glasgow
2019
Official Selection
Dream State
Västerås Film Festival
Västerås
2019
Finalist
Dream State
Annual Aarhus Film Festival
Aarhus
2019
Official Selection
Dream State
Wales International Film Festival
Swansea
2019
Official Selection
Dream State
Underground Cinema Film Festival
Dublin
2019
Winner "Best Danish Film"
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Annual Cph Film Festival
Copenhagen
2019
Winner "Best Feature Film" and "Best International Actor"
Dream State
New Renaissance Film Festival
London
2019
Winner of 2nd Best Foreign Feature
Dream State
The Indie Gathering Film Festival
Cleveland, Ohio
2019
Nominated
Dream State
Low to No Film Festival and Writers Competition
Las Vegas
2019
Winner Audience Award and Jury's Special Mention
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Kitzbühel Film Festival
Kitzbühel
2019
Official Selection
Dream State
CPH Pix (not final version of the film)
Copenhagen
2018
Birth Date
January 29, 1997
Birth City
Copenhagen
Current City
Frederiksberg
Hometown
Frederiksberg
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
danish