Mikala Krogh is a Danish film director best known for her feature films and documentaries. She studied at the National Film School of Denmark, where she received her degree in film directing.
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1974, Krogh has been passionate about filmmaking since an early age. She began her career in the early 2000s, directing music videos and commercials for Danish companies before making her feature film debut in 2003 with the drama “The Dreamers”. The film was well-received and earned her a nomination for Best New Director at the Danish Film Awards.
Krogh went on to direct a number of critically acclaimed films, including the 2007 drama “My Sister’s Children” and the 2010 comedy-drama “Lost in the Clouds”. Both films received several awards and nominations, including the European Film Award for Best Screenplay and the Robert Award for Best Film.
In addition to her work in feature films, Krogh is an accomplished documentary filmmaker. Her documentaries include “The Human Zoo” (2006) and “The Untold Stories from the Camps” (2008). Both films explored the effects of war on human lives and were praised for their emotional depth and honesty.
Krogh’s most recent film is the 2017 drama “The Impossible”. The film tells the story of a woman’s search for her lost daughter in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake. The film earned her multiple award nominations and won the Grand Prix at the Goteborg Film Festival.
Krogh is an accomplished filmmaker whose work has been praised for its emotional depth and humanistic approach. Her films explore difficult topics with honesty and sensitivity, and she continues to make films that challenge and inspire audiences around the world.