Kristian Håskjold is an award-winning director from Denmark.
Kristian Håskjold is an award-winning director from Denmark. Kristian Håskjold grew up on the Danish island Funen, but now lives in Copenhagen. His short films FOREVER NOW, RECEPTION and WELCOME TO PARADISE have been screened at more than 40 festivals. FOREVER NOW has so far won 8 awards, among them the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short at the internationally well-respected festival SXSW in 2017. In 2017 Kristian was also nominated for Adobe's Nordic Creative Talent Award.
As a filmmaker it’s important to Kristian to tell stories, which has a personal touch. His drive is to make them as intimate and authentic as possible. His films are usually inspired by personal experiences or by the people who surround him. His stories are relatable, honest and emotional without being navel-gazing, thereby speaking to a world wide and broad audience.
  • Director (5 Credits)
    A Worthy Man2018
    Short, Student
    Simon & Marius & Dick Pics2018
    Animation, Short
    Forever Now2017
    Short
    Welcome to Paradise2015
    Short
    Reception2013
    Short
  • Writer (3 Credits)
    Forever Now2017
    Short
    Welcome to Paradise2015
    Short
    Reception2013
    Short
  • Created by (1 Credit)
    Simon & Marius & Dick Pics2018
    Animation, Short
Jury Award for Best European Short Film
A Worthy Man
Leuven International Short Film Festival
Leuven
2018
Prix Capricci
A Worthy Man
Poitiers Film Festival
Poitiers
2018
Jury Award for Best Student Film
A Worthy Man
Tirana International Film Festival
Tirana
2018
In competition
A Worthy Man
Nordische Filmtage Lübeck
Lübeck
2018
In competition
A Worthy Man
Interfilm Berlin International Short Film Festival
Berlin
2018
In competition
A Worthy Man
Denver Film Festival
Denver
2018
Horizon Award (Best Student Award)
A Worthy Man
24fps International Short Film Festival
Abilene, TX
2018
In side competition
A Worthy Man
Nordisk Panorama
Malmö
2018
In competition
A Worthy Man
Encounters Film Festival
Bristol
2018
In competition
A Worthy Man
Palm Springs International ShortFest
Palm Springs, Ca
2018
Vimeo Staff Pick Award
A Worthy Man
Odense International Film Festival
Odense
2018
Best Actress (Frederikke Dahl Hansen), Best Director
Forever Now
Nordic International Film Festival
New York City
2017
Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay
Forever Now
Tacoma Film Festival
Tacoma, Washington State
2017
Best Director, Special Jury Award for Artistic Vision
Forever Now
24fps International Short Film Festival
Abilene, Texas
2017
Best Actress (Frederikke Dahl Hansen)
Forever Now
Open Place International Short Film Festival
Rēzekne
2017
Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short
Forever Now
SXSW (South by Southwest)
Austin, Texas
2017
In Competition
Forever Now
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia
Tokyo
2017
In Competition
Forever Now
Palm Springs International Shortfest
Palm Spring
2017
Nordic Shorts Competition
Forever Now
Love & Anarchy - Helsinki International Film Festival
Helsinki
2017
In Nordic Competition
Welcome to Paradise
Minimalen Short Film Festival 2016
Trondheim, Norway
2016
College
SUPER16
Film director
2017Present
Birth Date
April 3, 1989
Birth City
Kolding
Current City
Copenhagen
Hometown
Copenhagen
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
White
Eye Color
Green
Kristian Håskjold is an award-winning director from Denmark.