Award-winning shortfilm director.
Award-winning shortfilm director and producer. Inuk holds a Master's Degree in film studies from the University of Aarhus (Denmark) where he finished top of his class. He has a long history of producing shorts and advertising content of different sorts, and while he has won praise for his own films he has been teaching film production and lecturing for more than a decade.
Inuk grew up in Greenland making short animations and videos, and as an adult he is still committed to exploring his Inuit background in his productions. Today he is an active member of the film community of Greenland, Film.gl, and an advocate for indigenous storytelling in film. His shortfilms have been shown at more than 50 film festivals worldwide, winning awards in as diverse countries as the U.S., Finland, India, Australia, and Greenland. He is also a keen lecturer on the subject of film production/-studies and he has been involved in several film festivals and events in Scandinavia helping young people learn about filmmaking.
His latest shortfilm, Hedtoft (2019), won the first ever Jury Award for Best Shortfilm at Nuuk International Film Festival (Greenland).
Official Selection
Hedtoft
Nickel Independent Film Festival
St. John’s
2020
Official Selection
Hedtoft
Setting Sun Film Festival
Melbourne
2020
Best International Director Nominee
Hedtoft
Oregon Documentary Film Festival
Portland, Oregon
2020
Official Selection
Hedtoft
Māoriland Film Festival
Otaki
2020
Official Selection
Hedtoft
International Festival of Winter Cinema
Edmonton
2020
Silver Award
Hedtoft
Independent Shorts Awards
Los Angeles
2020
Finalist Best First Nations Film
Home
People of Passion International Film Festival
Victoria
2020
Official Selection
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North x North
Anchorage
2020
Official Selection
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Nature Track Film Festival
Los Olivos
2020
Best Cinematography
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Kyiv Film Festival
Kiev
2020
Official Selection
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Setting Sun Film Festival
Melbourne
2020
Official Selection
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Nord Atlantiske Filmdage
Copenhagen
2020
Official Selection
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Mosaic Film Festival
Rockford, Ilinois
2019
Official Selection
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Arctic Shorts Film Festival
Brussels
2019
Official Selection
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Native Spirit Film Festival
London
2019
Official Selection
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Barents Ecology Film Festival
Moscow, St. Petersburg
2019
Nominated (Best Short film)
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Sunrise Film Festival
Nova Scotia
2019
Finalist
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Blue Sea Film Festival
Rauma
2019
Best Shortfilm
Hedtoft
Nuuk International Film Festival (work in progress)
Nuuk
2019
Best Environmental Shortfilm
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Scandinavian International Film Festival
Helsinki
2019
Official Selection
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Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival
Ottawa
2019
Screening
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Tulum World Environmental Film Festival
Tulum
2019
Official Selection
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Prague Independent Film Festival
Prague
2019
Focus Greenland
Home
Nordic Youth Film Festival
Tromsø
2019
Official Selection
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Green Planet Barcelona International Short Film Festival
Vacarisses, Barcelona
2019
Official Selection
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Dunedin International Film Festival
Dunedin, Florida
2019
Best Environmental Documentary
Home
Beyond Earth Film Festival
Kolkata
2019
Official Selection
Home
Maoriland Film Festival
Otaki
2019
Official Selection
Home
International Festival of Winter Cinema
Edmonton, Alberta
2019
Storytelling Award
Home
A Show For A Change Film Festival
Long BEach
2019
Silver Award Best Documentary Short, Honorable Mentions Editing
Home
Independent Shorts Awards
Los Angeles
2019
Official Selection
Home
Wairoa Maori Film Festival
Wairoa
2019
Official Selection
Home
Inshort Film Festival 2018
Lagos
2018
Best Documentary Short, Autumn 2018
Home
Independent Talents International Film Festival
2018
Official Selection
Home
Arctic Light Film Festival
Kiruna
2018
Part of the Nordic Impressions exhibition
Home
Nordic Impressions, the Phillips Collection
Washington D.C.
2018
Screening
Home
Nordiske Nætter
Helsinki
2018
Official Selection
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Nuuk International Film Festival
Nuuk
2018
College
Aarhus University
Film studies
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Birth Date
June 2, 1981
Current City
Gothenburg, Sweden
Hometown
Qaqortoq, Greenland
“Perfection is achieved not when there’s nothing left to add but when there’s nothing left to cut away.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Award-winning shortfilm director.