BIO

Torfinnur Jákupsson is a Faroese writer and executive producer with a solid background in journalism, film, television, music and the online environment. Over the past decade, Torfinnur has refined his skills in a wide range of industry roles, spanning features, shorts, documentaries, music videos, TV and web series. A preference for distinctive genre-blending stories informs Torfinnur’s creative approach. 


Recent projects have featured across numerous international television networks and film festivals, winning several awards and nominations. Current projects include crime drama serial “TROM,” political crime series "TINGANES," as well as his first feature film "LÝ," a Nordic take on the neo-western.

 

FILMOGRAPHY

2015 - present (selected works)

Writer:
TINGANES (announced) / TV series

LÝ (in development) / Feature film
TROM (in development) / TV series
Enter The Kitchen (in development) / TV & web series
ORKA: The Road To Rennes (2015) / Feature documentary


Co-writer:

Trøllabeiggi / Brother Troll (2019) / Short film

Myndamálarin / The Figurative Painter (2017) / Short film

Director:
ORKA: The Road To Rennes (2015) / Feature documentary

Producer:
ORKA: The Road To Rennes (2015) / Feature documentary

Executive Producer:
TROM (in development) / TV series
Offline (2017) / Short film

Sales:
TROM (pre-sale) / TV series
The Ocean (2018) / Documentary series

Editing:
Omman (2018) / Short film
All The Best People Are Mad (2016) / Short documentary
ORKA: The Road To Rennes (2015) / Feature documentary

Sound design:
Town of Strangers (2018) / Feature documentary
Omman (2018) / Short film
The Figurative Painter (2017) / Short film
All The Best People Are Mad (2016) / Short documentary
Our Right To Choose (2016) / Short documentary 
M'athair (2016) / Short documentary
ORKA: The Road To Rennes (2015) / Feature documentary

Color grading:
All The Best People Are Mad (2016) / Short documentary
Our Right To Choose (2016) / Short documentary 
M'athair (2016) / Short documentary
ORKA: The Road To Rennes (2015) / Feature documentary

Soundtrack:
Without Hope (2017) / Short film
ORKA: The Road To Rennes (2015) / Feature documentary

Subtitling:
The Ocean (2018) / Documentary series
Dreams By The Sea (2017) / Feature film
ORKA: The Road To Rennes (2015) / Feature documentary


Script translation:

Harpiks Resin (2019) / Feature film

Special thanks:
Dalur (2016) / Short film

Uncredited script reading, translation, editing, consulting:

Materia Prima (in development) / Feature film

Amerika (in development) / Feature film

Ode To Joy (in development) / Feature film

Love Acts (in development) / Feature film

 

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