Bio / Resumé
Martin Garde Abildgaard is a Scandinavian filmmaker working with tv-series, feature films, music videos, shorts, and commercials. He is known for his emotional stories, rememberable characters and strong visual style, which has given him worldwide recognition and many awards.
His debut feature film A BEAUTIFUL CURSE has been screened at 20+ international film festivals and won 13 awards, where four of them was the Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature Film.
Martin is also known for his award winning shorts LOVEBIRDS, FUTURE RUINS, ORGAN and HYPOXIA, and for his collaboration with the Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei on the documentary AI WEIWEI AT CYCLADIC.
Within commercials Martin has worked with brands like Sony, BMW, Buick, Acne, Rapha, Vans and Adidas.
2022 A Beautiful Curse (feature film) Les Producers
2020 Butterfly Boy (tv-drama series) Koncern Filmproduction
2019 Future Ruins (short) Circus Alphaville
2017 Lovebirds (short) Les Producers
2016 Ai Weiwei at Cycladic (documentary)
2016 Organ (short) Superette
A Beautiful Curse – feature
Winner. Grand Jury Prize – Best Feature Film. Cinequest Film Festival (USA) 2022
Winner. Grand Jury Prize – Best Feature Film. Paris International Film Festival (FR) 2022
Winner. Grand Jury Prize – Best Feature Film. Scandinavian International Film Festival (FIN) 2022.
Winner. Grand Jury Prize – Best Feature Film. Galacticat Festival de Cinema (ESP) 2022