About Copenhagen Masterclasses

About Copenhagen Masterclasses

About Copenhagen Masterclasses

Copenhagen Masterclasses is a full-day program that runs the day after Copenhagen TV Festival on August 21st 2019.

At Copenhagen Masterclasses 170 of the most talented writers, directors and producers from the Nordic region meet and take part in in-depth masterclasses and dialogues with some of the world's most prominent tv-series creators. 

The program consists of two three hours masterclasses. Former creators which have held masterclasses and shared their ideas have been:

Bruce Miller, 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Nic Pizolatto, 'True Detective'
Jane Campion, 'Top of the Lake'
Howard Gordon, 'Homeland'
Sarah Treme, 'The Affair'
Daniel Zelman, 'Bloodline'

The purpose of Copenhagen TV Series Masterclasses is to strengthen and inspire the most talented writers, instructors and producers who work with TV series in the Nordic region by creating a forum for them to network and learn from the worlds greatest creators.


The organizers

Copenhagen Masterclasses are organized by Copenhagen TV Festival/ Danish Producers' Association and by Copenhagen Film Fund in collaboration with The Royal Danish Film School´s Post Graduate Education.

The Masterclasses Steering Committee 

  • Mette Sig (Copenhagen TV Festival)
  • Thomas Gammeltoft (Copenhagen Film Fund)
  • Caroline Gjerulff (Copenhagen Film Fund)
  • Camilla Pedersen (Copenhagen TV Festival)
  • Susanne Hodges (Copenhagen TV Festival)