Sigrid Dyekjær has produced over 20 documentary films during the last 16 years. Among them, the award-winning Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case, Free the Mind, A Normal Life, which won the Audience Award at CPH:DOX, and Ballroom Dancer, The Good Life, The Monastery, Mechanical Love and Cairo Garbage about the sanitation crisis in Egypt. Dyekjær is a leading documentary producer both nationally and internationally. In 2015 she was awarded with The Ib Award, given by the Danish Film Academy to honour the best producer in the Danish film industry. She teaches at the National Film School of Denmark and at DOK Incubator and she also lectures at film schools around the world. In 2014, she produced Something Better to Come and was nominated for a Producer’s Guild of America Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary. She received her first nomination with APSA in 2019 for Aquarela.

Accolades

Victor Kossakovsky and Aimara Reques and Heino Deckert and Sigrid Dyekjær
Best Documentary Film, 2019

Aquarela

Best Documentary Film, 2019

Aquarela

Aquarela is the deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Captured at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a…

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Films

Aquarela
2018

Aquarela

United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark
2018

Aquarela

Aquarela is the deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Captured at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a…

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