Nimbus Film

Nimbus Film
Privately owned
Industry Motion Picture
Founded 1993
Headquarters Copenhagen, Denmark
Key people
Birgitte Hald and Bo Ehrhardt
Products Film

Nimbus Film is Denmark's third largest film production company.

Nimbus Film has to date produced more than 30 feature films and many shorts and documentaries.

Of their more known feature films are the Dogme 95 movies The Celebration (1998, directed by Thomas Vinterberg) which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1998,[1] and Mifune's Last Song (1999, directed by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen) which won the Silver Bear at Berlin International Film Festival 1999.[2] Recent successes include A Soap (2006, directed by Pernille Fischer Christensen) also winner of the Silver Bear at Berlin International Film Festival in 2006,[3] and the World War II film Flame & Citron (2008, directed by Ole Christian Madsen) a huge box office hit in Denmark in 2008, and distributed worldwide.[4] In 2010 Thomas Vinterberg's Submarino was selected to the main competition at The Berlin Film Festival.[5]

Nimbus Film was founded in 1993 by Birgitte Hald and Bo Ehrhardt, who today own the company.

Selected productions


  1. Sabine Haenni; Sarah Barrow; John White (27 August 2014). The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films. Taylor & Francis. pp. 519–. ISBN 978-1-317-68260-8.
  2. Maurizio Calbi (19 September 2013). Spectral Shakespeares: Media Adaptations in the Twenty-First Century. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 220–. ISBN 978-1-137-06376-2.
  3. The Hollywood Reporter. Hollywood Reporter Incorporated. 2006.
  4. Morten Piil (2008). Gyldendals danske filmguide. Gyldendal A/S. pp. 169–. ISBN 978-87-02-06669-2.
  5. Birger Langkjær. Realismen i dansk film (in Danish). Samfundslitteratur. pp. 438–. ISBN 978-87-593-1598-9.
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