Experiencing Interruptions?

On my mind

Henrik wants to sing a song for his wife. It has to be today, it has to be now. It's a question of life, death and karaoke.

  • Martin Strange-Hansen
    Director
    This Charming Man, Feeding Desire, Jensen Lives Here
  • Martin Strange-Hansen
    Writer
    This Charming Man, Feeding Desire, Jensen Lives Here
  • Martin Strange-Hansen
    Producer
  • Kim Magnusson
    Producer
    Helium, Flickering Lights, Ernst & the light, The New Tenants
  • Christian Junget
    Producer
    Slush Ice
  • Rasmus Hammerich
    Key Cast
    "Henrik"
    Before the frost, Equinox
  • Camilla Bendix
    Key Cast
    "Louise"
    This Charming Man, In a Better world, Equinox
  • Ole Boisen
    Key Cast
    "Preben"
    The Killing, The Bridge
  • Adam Brix
    Key Cast
    "Doctor"
    Flickering lights, Countdown Copenhagen, Ditte & Louise
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    On my Mind
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Comedy
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes
  • Country of Origin:
    Denmark
  • Country of Filming:
    Denmark
  • Language:
    Danish
  • Shooting Format:
    Canon c200
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • LA Shorts International Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    July 26, 2021
    World Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Flickers Rhode Island International Filmfestival
    Newport, Rhode Island
    United States
    August 14, 2021
    Official Selection
  • OFF Odense International Film festival
    Odense
    Denmark
    August 30, 2021
    European Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Bendfilm festival
    Bend, Oregon
    United States
    October 7, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Evolution, Mallorca International Film festival
    Palma, Malorca
    Spain
    October 28, 2021
    AWARD: Best International Short Film
  • Flensburger Kurzfilmtage
    Flensburg
    Germany
    November 20, 2021
    AWARD: Audience award, Danish Selection
  • Flickerfest
    Sydney
    Australia
    January 21, 2022
    Australian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Academy Awards
    Los Angeles
    United States
    OSCAR NOMINATION
  • Beufort International Film Festaival
    Beaufort, South Carolina
    United States
    February 18, 2022
    Official Selection, Nominee Best Director, Nominee Best Actor, Nominee Best Ensemble Cast
  • Boulder International Film festival
    Boulder, Colorado
    United States
    March 4, 2022
    AWARD: Best Short Film
  • Arizona International Film Festival
    Tucson, Arizona
    April 26, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Skandinavische Filmtage Bonn 2022
    Bonn
    Germany
    May 24, 2022
  • French Riviera Film Festival
    Cannes
    France
    May 20, 2022
    Opening film
  • Beverly Hills Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    June 1, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Postira Seaside Film Festival
    Postira
    Croatia
    July 27, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Universo Corto
    Pisa
    Italy
    July 21, 2022
    AWARD: Artistic Direction Award
  • Nòt Film Fest
    Santarcangelo di Romagna
    Italy
    August 23, 2022
    AWARD: Best Actor
  • Asterfest
    Strumica
    Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
    August 6, 2022
    AWARD: Bronce Horseshoe
  • Bucharest Short Film Festival
    Bucharest
    Romania
    July 1, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Concorto Film Festival
    Pontenure
    Italy
    August 20, 2022
    Official Selection
  • I-fest
    Rome
    Italy
    September 8, 2022
  • Elba Film Festival
    Elba
    Italy
    September 14, 2022
    AWARD: BEST SCRIPT, Nominations: Best Actor, Best Director
  • Shorts Mexico
    Mexico City
    Mexico
    September 1, 2022
    Mexican Premiere
  • The Pigeon International Short Film Festival
    Ísafjörður
    Iceland
    October 14, 2022
    Icelandic Premiere
    AWARDS: BEST SCRIPT, BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
  • Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival
    Gympie
    Australia
    October 27, 2022
    NOMINATION: Best film
  • CAFF
    Seoul
    Korea, Republic of
    October 27, 2022
    Official selection
  • Dingle Destillery International Film Festival
    Dingle
    Ireland
    November 11, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Hollywood Shortsfest
    Los Angeles
    United States
    April 14, 2023
    Awards: BEST SHORT, BEST ACTOR, BEST SCREENWRITING
  • New York Indie Shorts Awards
    New York
    United States
    October 5, 2023
    Winner BEST ACTOR, AUDIENCE AWARD
  • Firenze Film Festival
    Firenze
    Italy
    September 22, 2023
    Winner BEST SHORT FILM
  • Black Sea Film festival
    Vama Veche
    Romania
    September 8, 2023
  • Cannes Indie Shorts Awards
    Cannes
    France
    November 9, 2023
  • Copenhagen Short Film festival
    Copenhagen
    Denmark
    November 6, 2023
    Nominee Best danish Short
  • Transilvania Shorts
    Cluj-Napoca
    Romania
    September 26, 2023
    Official Selection
  • Vienna Film Awards
    Vienna
    Austria
    December 2, 2023
    Official Selection
  • Flathead Lake International Cinemafest
    Polson, Montana
    United States
    February 16, 2024
    Winner Best Actor, Nominee Best Short film, Nominee Best director
  • Buenos Aires International Film festival
    Buenos Aires
    Argentina
    Official Selection
  • Venezia Shorts
    Venezia
    Italy
    May 19, 2024
    Official selection
Director Biography - Martin Strange-Hansen

Short films:
"Når Lysterne Tændes" /"Feeding Desire" 2001 Awards: Student Academy Award, Odense Filmfestival Best short film
"Der er en yndig mand"/"This Charming Man" 2002 Awards: Oscar Best live action short (Academy Awards), Clermont-Ferrand Audience award, Best European short film Les Lutins, Audience award Aspen Filmfest
"Her bor Jensen"/"Jensen Lives here" 2010, Nomination Best short film, The Danish film Academy
"On my mind" 2021
Series:
"Nynne" 2006
"Pinly & Flau" (webseries), webby honoree
Feature:
"Den rette ånd"/"True Spirit" 2005

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Director Statement

A combination of my love for karaoke with my experience of sorrow and the final goodbye.