Producer - Peter Engel

Peter Engel
Born April 8th 1963

Married 1994, 3 children

Educated as journalist from the Danish University of Journalism, 1992

Other education of relevance:
NABC, new television formats
Stanford University, San Francisco, 2006

Copenhagen Film Mentor
The National Film School of Denmark, 2009-10

Peter Engel has produced radio, television and films for all ages during the last 20 years. He has worked for DR, TV2, The Danish Film Institute, Koncern Film/TV, Nordisk Film and presently for Zentropa. His credits include amongst other the TV series “Yallahrup Port” (satire with hand-puppets for adults), “Danes for Bush” (mocumentary) and “Big Wash” (animation series for kids) as well as the films “The Red Chapel” (award winning documentary, feature length) and “Aqualorius!” (short fiction for kids and youngsters). He has been awarded the Nordic Council’s Communication prize in 2009 and in 2010 The Red Chapel was amongst other awarded the World Cinema Jury Prize; Documentary at Sundance Film Festival.

Current occupation: Producer, Zentropa Entertainments22 ApS
Professional address: Zentropa, Filmbyen 22, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark