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Kathrine Windfeld

Born 1966, Denmark. Graduated 1995 as director from The National Polish Film School in Lodz, and holds an MA in film production at the Northern School of Film & TV in the UK (1996).

As assistant director, Windfeld has participated on the TV series The Spider (1999), Unit 1 (2000-03) and The Eagle (2004-06). Windfeld has directed several short films and documentaries, among these You Can't Eat Fishing (1999), My Son, My Husband, My Father (2002) and award-winner at Chicago's International Children's Film Festival, »Lille mand – Little Man (2002).

Her professional breakthrough as a director came with the Swedish TV series The Crown Princess (2006), nominated for an Emmy, and His Wife (2008), both based on Hanne-Vibeke Holst's best-selling novels. Has signed a couple of episodes in the TV series Summer (2007). the Escape is her feature film debut. (Danish Film Institute)

Selected filmography

see also: Directors