Emilie Thalund

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Emilie Thalund portrays women. She’s a sensitive observer, a dreamer and a visually strong narrator. Interested in the tales of women, she dreams of filling out some of the blanks in the way they have been portrayed.


As a child in Denmark, she was filling notebooks with drawings on a daily basis. She continued sketching and achieved a Masters in Art & Architecture from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

Her first directorial attempt Period was a bold take at a subject needing attention and won her Young Director Award in Cannes.

Burt's Bees - For lips, with love
Vita - For a million kind of beautiful