Anders Morgenthaler

Last updated
Anders Morgenthaler
Anders Morgenthaler.jpg
Born (1972-12-05) 5 December 1972 (age 49)
Copenhagen, Denmark
NationalityDanish
Area(s)Artist, Writer, Animator, Film director
Notable works
Wulffmorgenthaler
Dolph
AwardsNordisk Film Award, 2006

Anders Morgenthaler (born 5 December 1972) is a Danish comics artist, children's book author, animator and film director.

Contents

Biography

Morgenthaler is a graduate of Designskolen Kolding and the National Film School of Denmark. Having worked as a TV host on the Danish TV channel DR's children's show KatjaKaj og BenteBent, and directed several music videos, he eventually directed the feature film Princess in 2006, earning him a Nordisk Film Award.

Prior to this, comic strip Wulffmorgenthaler produced in collaboration with comedian Mikael Wulff, brought attention and success in 2001. A comic strip competition entry named Kalzone, completed few hours before the entry deadline, submitted under the pseudonym Pernille Richter Andersson, led to victory in the competition, and a one-month run in the national newspaper Politiken . [1] The strip became a regular feature on DR's internet culture portal in 2002, and in October 2003 it became a daily newspaper strip in Politiken. [2] Due to the unusually uninhibited and adult nature of the strip, this led to disgruntled reader reactions and cancelled subscriptions for Politiken, but the strip remained. It later became syndicated to Swedish tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet in 2006. [3] English versions of the strip also feature as a popular webcomic, and TV shows centered on the recurring character Dolph , a blue fascist hippopotamus, has been produced in various incarnations on DR.

Bibliography

Filmography

Awards

Sources

Footnotes
  1. DR.dk. "Anders Morgenthaler" (in Danish). Archived from the original on 2011-06-03.
  2. komiks.dk. "Gæstelisten" (in Danish).[ permanent dead link ]
  3. Politiken (2006-10-15). "Wulffmorgenthaler indtager Sverige" (in Danish).
  4. Nordisk Film (2006-11-06). "NF-en del af Danmark i 100 år".[ permanent dead link ](in Danish)

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Margrethe II of Denmark</span> Queen of Denmark

Margrethe II is Queen of Denmark. Having reigned as Denmark's monarch for over 50 years, she is Europe's longest-serving current head of state.

<i>Wumo</i>

WUMO, formerly Wulffmorgenthaler, is a webcomic and newspaper comic strip created by Danish writer/artist duo Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler. The name of the strip is a portmanteau created from the pair's surnames. The name was also given to a comedy TV series, broadcast on the Danish channel DR2 in 2005. The strip changed its name to 'WUMO' in June 2012.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">National Film School of Denmark</span> Film school

The National Film School of Denmark is an independent institution under the Danish Ministry of Cultural Affairs. It was established in 1966 and is based on Holmen in the harbour of Copenhagen.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Dolph the Fascist Hippo</span>

Dolph also known as Dolph the Fascist Hippo is a fictional character appearing in the Danish television show Dolph og Wulff med venner, played by Danish actor Jonas Schmidt, who is otherwise known in Denmark from another popular comedy series, P.I.S., and a long-running series of Toyota commercials.

Wulff is a German family surname and may refer to:

Rasmus Bjerg is a Danish actor, comedian and singer.

The Bodil Award for Best Danish Film is one of the categories for the Bodil Awards presented annually by the Danish Film Critics Association. It was created in 1948 and is one of the oldest film prizes in Europe. The jury can decide not to give out the award if no deserving films are submitted. This has occurred once, in 1974. More than one film also can receive the award in a single year, as occurred in 1955.

<i>Father of Four</i> 1953 Danish film

Far til Fire,, is a 1953 Danish family comedy directed by Alice O'Fredericks and starring Ib Schønberg and Birgitte Bruun. The film is based on the comic strip by Kaj Engholm and Olav Hast. It was the inaugural film in a series of eight Father of Four films made by ASA Films, one each year from 1953 to 1961.

Stig Kristensen, is a Danish cartoonist and illustrator, and author of the Danish comic strip "Stig's Stribe" which currently is published in the Danish newspaper, Fyens Stiftstidende. Stig's Stribe has appeared on the paper's back page since November 2007.

Mikael Wulff is a Danish comedian, who appeared in television shows such as Dolph og Wulff, and is co-illustrator of the Wulffmorgenthaler comic strips, which he produces together with Anders Morgenthaler.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Rumle Hammerich</span> Danish film director, screenwriter and film company director

Jens Peter Hammerich, better known as Rumle Hammerich, is a Danish film director, screenwriter and film company director. He is currently creative director at Nordisk Film.

The Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role is one of the merit categories presented annually by the Danish Film Critics Association at the Bodil Awards. Created in 1948, it is one of the oldest film awards in Europe, and it honours the best performance by an actor in a leading role in a Danish produced film. The jury can decide not to hand out the award. This has happened five times, in 1952, 1970, 1976, 1985, and in 1986.

The Robert Award for Best Danish Film is presented at an annual Robert Award ceremony by the Danish Film Academy

The Robert Award for Best Director is presented at an annual Robert Award show hosted by the Danish Film Academy. The category was introduced in 2001 and all directors of Danish films irrespective of the language of the film are eligible. The winner is selected among five nominees.

The Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role is a Danish Film Academy award presented at the annual Robert Award ceremony to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding leading performance in a Danish film.

The Bodil Award for Best Cinematographer is one of the special awards at the annual Danish Bodil Awards presented by the Danish Film Critics Association. First awarded in 2006, the Danish Film Critics Association has rewarded cinematographer from as early as 1949.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kåre Johannessen</span> Danish historian, writer, lecturer and presenter

Kåre Johannessen is a Danish historian, writer, lecturer and presenter. He is the former curator at the museum of Trelleborg and Middelaldercentret, where he worked from 1994 to 1999 and again from 2004 to 2015. Today he is a self-employed historian. While working at Trelleborg he recreated the Viking game of knattleikr and injured his knee so badly that he had to use crutches for a time.

Jim Lyngvild is a Danish designer, writer, photographer, fashion columnist and television personality.

<i>Go morgen Danmark</i> Danish morning television show

Go' morgen Danmark is a Danish morning television show that airs on TV 2. The program airs live from Copenhagen's Central Station, with occasional segments recorded at Tivoli. As of June 2020, it is hosted by Mikkel Kryger, Ida Wohlert, Adam Duvå Hall, Louise Wolff, Steen Langeberg, and Puk Elgård.

Tidsrejsen is a Danish television series in the form of a Nordic Christmas calendar that was shown over the Christmas period by the Danish Broadcasting Corporation in 2014. As per tradition for Nordic Christmas calendars, the series premiered on 1 December 2014 and ran for 24 episodes. It was written by Poul Berg and directed by Kaspar Munk. Tidsrejsen was filmed mostly in the town of Dragør on Amager, south of Copenhagen. The series has science fiction elements, such as a time machine, and has themes of young love and general love, as well as family, the idea that actions have consequences and the idea that people decide their own fate in life.