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LOTTE MIK-MEYER (1968)

MA in Social Science, International Development Studies and Media Science
Documentary Film Director
Caroline Amalie Vej 67 D
2800 Kgs. Lyngby
Denmark
mobile: (45) 2928 1317
email: mikmeyer@gmail.com

My professional life is between my film work, teaching and jury/consultancy work in Denmark and internationally. The last 15 years I have been teaching the “Personal Pictorial Language” workshop with Arne Bro, vice-director at The National Film School of Denmark and founder of it’s Documentary Department. It is an intense praxis oriented five days workshop focusing on the development of the artist’s personal pictorial language. It’s aimed at film directors, students at Film Schools, artists and media professionals.

CURRICULUM VITAE

2016 Workshop for Tisch School of the Arts & Sundance Institute, New York

2016 since 2009: Workshops for Middle East Exchange Program, The National Film School of Denmark

2016 since 2013: Jury member at Screen Institute Beirut Film Fund and consultancy work

2016 Jury member Focus 2016 Video Art Festival, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen

2016 since 2005: Workshops for Post Graduate Training at The National Film School of Denmark

2015 Master Class One Woman/One Camera, Tehran International Short Film Festival (32th edition), Iran

2015 Member of Jury Ciné Promesses, Festival International de Carthage (26th edition), Tunesia

2015 Memeber of Jury Doc Post Production Platform, Malmø-Arab Film Festival, MAFF, Sweden

2015 Development-Workshop for Syrian and Lebanese filmmakers, Screen Institute Beirut

2015 since 2002: Workshops for Binger Film Institute, Amsterdam

2015 since 2013: Workshops for Rhythmic Music Conservatory students, The National Film School of Denmark

2015 since 2006: Intensive travelling in the Middle East and Southern Africa. One woman/one camera experience: Syria, Yemen, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar

2014 since 2013: Workshops for Cinematography students, The National Film School of Denmark

2014 Workshop for Syrian Artists, Bidayatt & Screen Institute Beirut, Lebanon

2014 Participant at Teaching Documentary Symposium, Grouping of Film and Television Schools, GEECT, Wales

2015 Workshop for Århus Filmværksted talent camp, Faereo Tales, Faereo Islands

2013 “Documentary environment in Tunisia”, Assessment report for International Media Support, IMS

2012 since 2002: Board member, Bernadotteskolen, The International School in Denmark

2010 since 2005: workshops for RTV Slovenia, Ljubliana, Slovenia

2009 Workshop for Middle Eastern directors, Screen Institute Beirut, Lebanon

2009 since 2006: Project Manager, “The Parents Academy” at Danish Red Cross. Integration project supported by Danish Red Cross and Egmont Foundation

2008 Workshop for South African Broadcasting (SABC) & Binger Film Institute, Johannesburg

2004 Project 10 – South African Broadcasting (SABC) & Binger Film Institute, Johannesburg

2002 Student at The School of Classical Drawing at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, 8 months full time education, Teacher Asbjørn Jakobsen, Visual Artist and MA in Art Theory, The Royal Danish Academy of Arts

2001 One year membership of Danish psychological supervision group supervised by Peter Lang, director of the London Kensington Institute, Great Britain

2001 Workshop for Ford Foundation & Hanoi Academy of Theater and Cinema, Vietnam

2000 Workshop for Kort & Dokumentarfilmskolen, Copenhagen

2001 since 1999: Project manager, “The Program Quality Project”, National Danish Broadcaster DR TV, Development of professional concepts related to program quality within different genres: youth, children, events, comedy & sitcoms, talk shows and visual aestetics in TV. Coordinator of various seminars for media professionals and commissioning editors in DRTV

2001 Editor of DRTV publication “Children TV, Events, Aestetics”

2000 Editor of DRTV publication “Youth TV, Talk Show, Comedy”

1998 Academic consultant, CASA, Centre for Alternative Social Analysis

1998 MA in Social Science, International Development Studies and Media Science, Roskilde University. Thesis: “Fantasies of Africa – A historical analysis of Danish documentary films 1924-1995”. Theoretical framework: Slavoj Zizek & Pierre Bourdieu

1995 Nordic SADC Journalism Centre, survey: “Identities of Journalists in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi”, based on qualitative interviews with jounalists in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, 4 months internship, supported by DANIDA

1991 Université Paris VII, L’institute de la Géographie, Histoire et Sciences de la Société, France, scholarship, ERASMUS

1990 Geographical studies at University of Durham, Great Britain, scholarship, ERASMUS

1988 and since 1985: High School, Ordrup Gymnasium, Math & Social Science Student

FILMOGRAPHY – Director / Cinematographer

2016 BACK TO MADAGASCAR – in postproduction
Magic Hour Films & Kamoli Films, supported by Danish Film Institute & DRTV

2014 SOCIAL WORKERS AT SCHOOLS, The National Board of Social Services, mikmeyer film, 3 x 4 min.

2013 CLIENT AND CITIZEN, City of Copenhagen, Employment & Integration, mikmeyer film, 6 x 4 min.

2010 UNEMPLOYED AND CITIZEN, City of Copenhagen, Employment and Integration, mikmeyer film, 5 x 15 min

2008 THE ARAB INITIATIVE / DET ARABISKE INITIATIV
Barok Film, Supported by Danish Film Institute & TV2/Denmark, 58 min. Shortlistet for Danish DOX Award 2008. Doc á Tunis, Main Program, Tunis, 2010, Main competition Beirut International Film festival 2009. Mexico, 2010. Subs: UK, DK, ARABIC

2008 NETWORK, mikmeyer film and City of Copenhagen, 20 min. Professional identities when working with employment and integration in City of Copenhagen. Language: Danish.

2007 PUPPETS, STORIES & THERAPY, Danish Red Cross, 20 min. Rana is 5 years old and in post trauma therapy at The Danish Red Cross. Language: Danish, Subs: UK

2006 WHAT WE SEE / DET VI SER, 58 min, Barok Film, supported by Danish Film Institute & DRTV, 58 min. 4 female art students and their teacher at The School of Classical Drawing at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek exploring the universe of drawing.
Subs: UK, DK

2006 DRAWING / AT TEGNE, 21 Filmic notes on drawing, 90 min. Barok Film, The Danish Film Institute and DRTV. Passage, light, contrasts. A non-linear visual travel into the questions of seeing and expressing your self visually. Subs: DK, UK

2006 TOLERANCE AND PARTICIPATION, 25 min, Educational Film. Methods of integration in a multi-ethnic kindergarden in Copenhagen/Nørrebro. Language: DK.

2005 A MEETING AND A KISS, doc, 28 min, Fine and Mellow Production. Portrait of Danish film director Henrik Ruben Genz and his work on “Chinaman”. Subs: DK, UK


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