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Geir Henning Hopland

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Blood Ride
Dir: Geir Henning Hopland
Prod: Netflix

Dir: Geir Henning Hopland
Prod: Viafilm

Dir: Geir Henning Hopland
Prod: Miso Film

Dir: Geir Henning Hopland
Prod: SF Studios Production AB

Dir: Geir Henning Hopland
Prod: Rubicon TV AS Broadcaster NRK1 & Netflix


Bio / Resumé

Geir Henning Hopland (b.1970) is a director and script writer born in Bergen, Norway.

Hopland was conceptual director and has directed nine episodes of the show Acquitted, which was the biggest ever launch for Norwegian TV2 and was nominated for four Golden Screen Awards in Norway, including Best Director. Prior to that Hopland directed sevenepisodes of the biggest drama export and hit show from Norway, Lilyhammer, starring Steven Van Sandt, which won The Golden Nymph in Monte Carlo.

Geir Henning was nominated for two Golden Screen, Best Direction and Best Script, for the critically successful Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion? Filmed in the Faroe Islands and Norway, it was nominated for 9 Golden Screens in Norway and won three awards.

Geir Henning is conceptual director of The Lawyer, written by creator of The Bridge, Hans Rosenfeldt and the internationally bestselling author Jens Lapidus, with Academy Award nominee Nicklas Wikström Nicastro as producer for SF Studios. The series was nominated at Swedish Kristallen for best drama. Geir Henning has been directing a second season of The Lawyer and has just finished filming Netflix original series Bloodride.


2020 – Bloodride for Netflix original

2019 – The Lawyer (Advokaten)

2019 – Magnus

2016 – Acquitted (Frikjent)

2016 – The Third eye

2013 – Lilyhammer

2011 – Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?


2006 – Nora

2006 – Sometimes it Hurts

Shortage of Space




Best Nordic Short Film – Göteborg Film Festival

Prix du Public – Le Festival du film de Vendôme

Young Jury Prize, Festival de Cine de Gijón

Golden Centaur – Message to Man Int. Film Festival

Geir Henning Hopland