Founded in 2011 Ánorâk Film is a Greenland based production company focusing on telling authentic stories in a Greenlandic context. The first film from Ánorâk Film was the feature documentary “SUMÉ – The Sound of a Revolution” which was selected as the first ever film from Greenland to screen at the Berlinale (Panorama 2015). It has screened at more than 70 international film festivals, and won several awards. Ánorâk Film also produces programming and information campaigns for TV and web, but always with a focus on authenticity and through a set of ethical values put forward by owners Inuk Silis Høegh and Emile Hertling Péronard. Building a bridge between Europe and the Arctic, Ánorâk Film also engages as co-producer on international film productions such as “Aquarela” by Victor Kossakovsky, and other works within both documentary and fiction.
Ánorâk Film (GL)
Tel: +45 26 79 96 54
SUMÉ - THE SOUND OF A REVOLUTION (feature documentary)
Ánorâk Film I/S / Bullitt Film ApS / Jabfilm
Tarrarsornerit / Spejlinger (documentary)
for Katuaq and The Center for Cultural Exchange
Sooq Akersuuttugut / Why We Fight (art video)
part of the Melting Barricades art project
Red Lights and Time for Time (music videos)
for Atlantic Music and Copenhagen Records
I samme båd (documentary)
for The Nordic Council
Eskimo Weekend (short film)
released on DVD, broadcast on KNR-TV and screened at the Riddu Riddu Festival
På Fremmed Is (documentary)
for the Ministry of Social Affairs, Denmark
Sinilluarit / Goodnight (short film)
Greenland's first short film, screened at 27 international film festivals and acquired by Canal+TV
INUK SILIS HØEGH
Director and Owner
Inuk Silis Høegh is a film director and artist, born in Qaqortoq, Greenland, in 1972.
He earned a Master of Arts in Film & TV Production from the University of Bristol in 1997 and a Master of Fine Arts from the Royal Danish School of Visual Arts in 2010.
Since the 1990s he's produced and directed a number of short films, music videos, documentaries and commercials along with his works as an artist with numerous exhibitions and art installations in the Nordic
countries and abroad.
In 1999 he directed the first short film produced in Greenland. "Sinilluarit" (Goodnight) was screened at 27 international film festivals and won the audience award at the Far North Film Festival in 2000. It was later acquired by Canal+TV.
He is a member of Film.gl - Greenlandic Film Workers and Kimik - Greenland's Art Association. As an artist he received the Niels Wessel Bagge award in 2005.
SUMÉ - THE SOUND OF A REVOLUTION is his feature documentary directional debut.
Cultural Ambassador of Kommeqarfik Sermersooq 2015
The Cultural Award of the Government of Greenland 2015
Tel: +299 56 53 80
EMILE HERTLING PÉRONARD
Producer and Owner
Born in Copenhagen in 1979, but grew up in Nuuk, Greenland, with his Greenlandic mother and Danish father. Owner of production companies in both Copenhagen and Nuuk (Ánorâk Film co-owned with director Inuk Silis Høegh), Emile Hertling Péronard aims at building a bridge between Europe and the Arctic, producing authentic stories in a Greenlandic context for international audiences.
Through his involvment in the Greenlandic filmmakers organization, FILM.GL, Emile Hertling Péronard has also been highly active in promoting Greenlandic film content internationally, setting up talent initiatives for Greenlandic filmmakers, as well as improving the general conditions for film production in Greenland.
AWARDS AND CREDENTIALS
Berlinale Advisor for the 2017 Berlinale NATIVe Arctic programme
Project Manager, NAT - North Atlantic Talents initiative
Guest Programmer, 17th imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, Toronto
Project Coordinator, Location Greenland 2.0 initiative
Emerging Producer 2016. Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival
IDFAcademy 2015. International Documentary Festival Amsterdam
The Jane Glassco Award for an Emerging Filmmaker, imagineNATIVE The Cynthia Lickers-Sage Award for Emerging Talent, imagineNATIVE
Tel: +45 26 79 96 54
JAKOB SØVNDAHL SKOVAA
Jakob is born in Qaqortoq, Greenland, in 1988.
In february 2015 he started working with ánorâk film and has been working on different projects such as:
"Fald Til - I stedet for at falde fra" - interviews
www.inuiaatisaat.gl - layout & translations
"Sumé - The Sound of a Revolution" - festival coordinator
Jakob is also a musician and manager for the Greenlandic band Small Time Giants.
Chairman of PIP (The Union for Culture and Youth in Greenland)
Tel DK: +45 29 47 56 26
Tel GL: +299 26 99 32