Signe Byrge Sørensen

Producer, The Act of Killing
Nominated for: Best Documentary

SIGNE BYRGE SORENSEN has been a producer for 14 years. She began in SPOR Media in 1998, moved to Final Cut Productions ApS in 2004 and founded Final Cut for Real ApS in 2009. She has produced documentaries in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Thailand, Argentina, Denmark and Sweden. She was the Danish co-producer for Steps For the Future in Southern Africa. She holds an MA in International Development Studies and Communication Studies from Roskilde University, Denmark, and is a graduate of both EURODOC (2003) and EAVE (2010). She has lectured at Roskilde University, and the University of Århus, the Danish Film School, the School of Oriental and African Studies in London and on the documentary training courses ESODOC and ExORIENTE.

Amongst the films that Signe has produced are: The Kid and the Clown (dir. Ida Grøn, 2011), Football is God (dir. Ole Bendzten, 2010) and Letters from Denmark (dir. 10 Danish directors, 2006). She has also produced and co-directed (with Janus Billeskov Jansen) Voices of the World (2005) and The Importance of Being Mlabri (2007). She was the post producer on Jan Troell’s Everlasting Moments (2008), which won six national awards and was nominated for a Golden Globe.