Trond Jacobsen

Trond Jacobsen, director, producer and co-founder of Bivrost Film. Since 1995 he has directed feature films, animation and fiction TV-series for children.

As a producer and cinematographer of documentaries he has done both investigative journalism films, documentary series for children and Ilze Burkovska Jacobsens personal films portraying Latvian history and society trough strong characters – the last one “My Favorite War” won the Contrechamp award in Annecy 2020 as well as other prizes. His greatest achievement as a director is winning an International Emmy Award for the animated children series about sexual abuse “My body belongs to Me”, together with the Norwegian national broadcaster NRK Super.


CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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