|Awarded for||Excellence in cinematic achievements|
|Presented by||Danish Film Academy|
The Robert Award (Danish : Robert prisen) is a Danish film prize awarded each year by the Danish Film Academy. It is the Danish equivalent of the American Oscars, British BAFTAs for films and Australian AACTA Awards. The award—voted only by academy members—is an acknowledgment by Danish industry colleagues of a person's or film's outstanding contributions during the previous year. Since 2013, awards have been given to television series and actors as well. The Robert was awarded for the first time in 1984 and is named after the statuette's creator, the Danish sculptor Robert Jacobsen.
|English name||Danish name||First awarded|
|Best Danish Film||Årets danske spillefilm||1984|
|Best Director||Årets instruktør||2001|
|Best Actor in a Leading Role||Årets mandlige hovedrolle||1984|
|Best Actress in a Leading Role||Årets kvindelige hovedrolle||1984|
|Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Årets mandlige birolle||1984|
|Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Årets kvindelige birolle||1984|
|Best Cinematography||Årets fotograf||1984|
|Best Costume Design||Årets kostumier||1984|
|Best Editing||Årets klipper||1984|
|Best Makeup||Årets sminkør||1987|
|Best Production Design||Årets scenograf||1984|
|Best Score||Årets score||1984|
|Best Screenplay||Årets manuskript||1984|
|Best Song||Årets sang||2002|
|Best Sound Design||Årets sounddesigner||1984|
|Best Visual Effects||Årets visuelle effekter||2014|
|Best Children's Film||Årets børne- og ungdomsfilm||2002|
|Best Documentary Feature||Årets lange dokumentarfilm||2002|
|Best Documentary Short||Årets korte dokumentarfilm||1984|
|Best Long Fiction/Animation||Årets lange fiktion/animation||2007|
|Best Short Fiction/Animation||Årets korte fiktion/animation||2006|
|Best Danish Television Series||Årets danske tv-serie||2013|
|Best Short Television Series||Årets korte tv-serie||2014|
|Best Actor in a Leading Television Role||Årets mandlige hovedrolle – tv-serie||2013|
|Best Actress in a Leading Television Role||Årets kvindelige hovedrolle – tv-serie||2013|
|Best Actor in a Supporting Television Role||Årets mandlige birolle – tv-serie||2013|
|Best Actress in a Supporting Television Role||Årets kvindelige birolle – tv-serie||2013|
|Best Non-American Film||Årets ikke-amerikanske film||1997|
|Best American Film||Årets amerikanske film||1999|
|English name||Danish name||First awarded|
|Special Jury Prize (Short)||Kortfilmjuryens specialpris||1995|
|English name||Danish name||First awarded|
|The Ib Award||Ib prisen||2013|
|English name||Danish name||First awarded||Last awarded||Notes|
|Best Foreign Film||Årets udenlanske film||1984||1996||Succeeded by the Robert Award for Best Non-American Film (from 1997) and the Robert Award for Best American Film (from 1999)|
|Best Special Effects||Årets special effects||1984||2013||Renamed to the Robert Award for Best Visual Effects (Danish : Robert Prisen for årets visuelle effekter) in 2014|
Lars von Trier is a Danish filmmaker, actor, and lyricist. Trier's career has spanned more than four decades and his works have gained notoriety for his trademarks including European frequent actors, different thematic trilogies, handheld camerawork, upsetting subject matters, genre and technical innovation, confrontational examination of existential, social, and political issues, and his treatment of subjects such as mercy, sacrifice, and mental health.
Thomas Vinterberg is a Danish film director who, along with Lars von Trier, co-founded the Dogme 95 movement in filmmaking, which established rules for simplifying movie production. He is best known for the films The Celebration (1998), Submarino (2010), The Hunt (2012), Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), and Another Round (2020). For Another Round, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and won the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film.
The Element of Crime is a 1984 experimental neo-noir crime film co-written and directed by Lars von Trier. It is the first feature film directed by Trier and the first installment of the director's Europa trilogy – succeeded by Epidemic (1987) and Europa (1991).
Breaking the Waves is a 1996 psychological drama film directed and co-written by Lars von Trier and starring English stage actress Emily Watson as her feature film acting debut, along with Stellan Skarsgård, a frequent collaborator with von Trier. Set in the Scottish Highlands in the early 1970s, it is about an unusual young woman and of the love she has for her husband, who asks her to have sex with other men when he becomes immobilised from a work accident.
Denmark has been producing films since 1897 and since the 1980s has maintained a steady stream of product due largely to funding by the state-supported Danish Film Institute. Historically, Danish films have been noted for their realism, religious and moral themes, sexual frankness and technical innovation.
Eye of the Eagle is a 1997 Danish medieval adventure film directed by Peter Flinth. Based on an original screenplay by Bjarne O. Henriksen, it takes place in Denmark during 1218. Filming primarily took place at the Asserbo Castle ruins in Denmark, Eilean Donan Castle in Scotland, and Tisvilde Strand at Tisvildeleje in Denmark. The film won five of Denmark's Robert Awards in 1998.
Antichrist is a 2009 horror art film written and directed by Lars von Trier and starring Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg. It tells the story of a couple who, after the accidental death of their son, retreat to a cabin in the woods where the man experiences strange visions and the woman manifests increasingly violent sexual behavior and sadomasochism. The narrative is divided into a prologue, four chapters and an epilogue.
Dogme 95 is a 1995 avant-garde filmmaking movement founded by the Danish directors Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg, who created the "Dogme 95 Manifesto" and the "Vows of Chastity". These were rules to create films based on the traditional values of story, acting, and theme, and excluding the use of elaborate special effects or technology. It was supposedly created as an attempt to "take back power for the directors as artists", as opposed to the studio. They were later joined by fellow Danish directors Kristian Levring and Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, forming the Dogme 95 Collective or the Dogme Brethren. Dogme is the Danish word for dogma.
Melancholia is a 2011 apocalyptic drama art film written and directed by Lars von Trier and starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Kiefer Sutherland, with Alexander Skarsgård, Brady Corbet, Cameron Spurr, Charlotte Rampling, Jesper Christensen, John Hurt, Stellan Skarsgård, and Udo Kier in supporting roles. The film's story revolves around two sisters, one of whom marries just before a rogue planet is about to collide with Earth. Melancholia is the second film in von Trier's unofficially titled Depression Trilogy. It was preceded in 2009 by Antichrist and followed by Nymphomaniac in 2013.
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 Costume Design is one of the merit awards presented by the Danish Film Academy at the annual Robert Awards ceremony. The award has been handed out since 1984, except in 1988 and 1991.
The Robert Award for Best Screenplay is one of the merit awards presented by the Danish Film Academy at the annual Robert Awards ceremony. The award has been handed out since 1984, but except in 1991 and 1993. On two occasions, in 2005 and in 2015, the Academy handed out two awards in the category, one for best original screenplay, and one for best adapted screenplay.
The 2nd Robert Awards ceremony was held on 31 March 1985 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organized by the Danish Film Academy, the awards honoured the best in Danish and foreign film of 1984.
The 9th Robert Awards ceremony was held in 1992 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organized by the Danish Film Academy, the awards honoured the best in Danish and foreign film of 1991.
The 12th Robert Awards ceremony was held in 1995 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organized by the Danish Film Academy, the awards honoured the best in Danish and foreign film of 1994.
The 21st Robert Awards ceremony was held in 2004 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organized by the Danish Film Academy, the awards honoured the best in Danish and foreign film of 2003.
The 32nd Robert Awards ceremony was held on 1 February 2015 in Tivoli Hotel & Congress Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organized by the Danish Film Academy, the awards honoured the best in Danish and foreign film of 2014.
Manon Rasmussen is a Danish costume designer. She has been designing costumes for more than 40 years, which best known for her frequent collaborator with Lars von Trier in all feature works since The Element of Crime (1984). She has won 17 Robert Awards for Best Costume Design out of 34 awarded, making it the most wins and nominations in a single category.
The House That Jack Built is a 2018 psychological horror slasher film written and directed by Lars von Trier. It stars Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sofie Gråbøl, Riley Keough, and Jeremy Davies. Its plot follows Jack (Dillon), a serial killer who, over a 12-year period from the late 1970s into 1980s, commits numerous murders in the U.S. state of Washington. Utilizing Dante's Inferno as a metatext, the film is structured as a series of flashback vignettes relayed by Jack to the Roman poet Virgil, during which Jack attempts to make an argument for his crimes.