Martin Zandvliet


Martin Pieter Zandvliet (born 7 January 1971 in Fredericia) is a Danish film director and screenwriter.

Zandvliet originally began as an editor, before writing and directing the documentary Angels of Brooklyn in 2002. His first major picture was Applause in 2009, which received wide praise. He then wrote and directed A Funny Man, based on the life of Danish actor and comedian Dirch Passer. In 2015 he wrote and directed Land of Mine, which received almost universal acclaim at home, with many calling it the best Danish film that year, the film was furthermore nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards.

2009: Director - Applause
2011: Director - A Funny Man
2015: Director - Land of Mine
2018: Director - The Outsider
2006: Director - Me As Usual
Director - The Challenger
2020: Director - The Marco Effect
2009: Writer - Applause
2011: Screenplay - A Funny Man
2015: Writer - Land of Mine
2016: Writer - The Model
2012: Screenplay - Teddy Bear