SØREN BALLE

Søren Balle (1978) has a degree in direction from The National Film School of Denmark (2009). Along with this, Søren also has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Aarhus University.  

Søren made his feature film debut with Film Maker’s THE SUNFISH which was nominated for both a Robert and Bodil for best Danish film in 2015. Søren was – as the only debutant – nominated as best director at the Robert awards in 2015. Currently, Søren is directing several episodes of Danmarks Radio’s drama series BEDRAGET, and TV2’s new crime series NORSKOV. At Filmmaker, Søren is developing his next feature film, THE WORLD CHAMPION, in collaboration with screenwriters Christopher Örnfelt and Joachim Nielsen.

Productions

2015 THE CHAMPION, Feature film – Director
2015 FOLLOW THE MONEY II, TV series – Director (2 episodes)
2015 NORSKOV, TV series – Director (3 episodes)
2015 FOLLOW THE MONEY, TV series – Director (2 episodes)
2014 THE SUNFISH, Feature film
 – Co-writer, director
2011 THE KILLING III, TV series
 – Assistant director, second unit director (2 episodes)
2011 INDEX AWARDS, Promo
 – Director
2011 RESTAURANT, TV pilot
 – Co-director
2010 HVOR LANGT SKAL VI UD – Holbek feat. Peter Sommer & Khaal Allan
- Director
2010 LYKKE, TV series
- Assistant director, second unit director (6 episodes)
2009 THE TOMATO PRINCIPLE, graduation film 
- Writer, director
2007 LØGNHALSEN, TV series
- Technical director (10 episodes)
2006 RENT FUP, TV series
- Co-writer, director

Education

2005 – 2009 Director’s Programme

– The National Film School of Denmark
2004 – 2005 Supplementary Training Degree

- Danish School of Media and Journalism
2003 – 2004 Masters Programme in Film Aesthetics
and Experimental Foundations

– University of Texas, Austin
2000 – 2003 Bachelor in Film and Media Studies

– Aarhus University