Emilie Thalund is a director from Copenhagen, Denmark. She achieved a master's degree in Art & Architecture from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts but instead chose to pursue her love of film, characters and storytelling. She was hired as an assistant to Martin Werner, acclaimed director and founder of Bacon Films, which ultimately led to her own directing career.
Emilie is a sensitive observer, a dreamer and a visually strong narrator. She is interested in the tales of women and wants to lend her insights into the portrayal of female stories.
She won a Gold Screen in the Young Directors Awards in Cannes Lions with her film “Period” for the Passion Project. She was also recently named "Talent of the Year" within the Danish advertising industry.