JEPPE RøNDE

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JEPPE RøNDE

Jeppe Ronde was born in Aarhus, Denmark and worked as a professional musician before attending the University of Copenhagen. Since graduating in 2002 he has directed feature films, TV series, documentaries and commercials. His debut feature, ‘Jerusalem My Love’ won countless international prizes and his second, ‘The Swenkas’ won the best International Director Award at the Toronto Film Festival. Jeppe has won several ‘Roberts’ (which are the Danish equivalent of the Oscars) for his TV and feature length documentary work. 

In commercials, Jeppe was voted the top director in Denmark in 2010, and at the Cannes Ad Festival in 2013, he won a Gold Lion for Best Direction, plus a Bronze for cinematography for Come4 ‘The Lover’. The film also won the Craft Grand Prix at Eurobest. Jeppe’s last feature ‘Bridgend’, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2015, winning 3 of the 6 main awards – Best Actress, Best Cinematography and Best Editing. His Momondo DNA made the list of top 20 most shared viral ads of 2016.