Award winning Danish writer/director Fabian Wullenweber is best known internationally for his work across all 3 series of The Killing, directing 10 of the 40 episodes of DR’s worldwide hit crime series. Shown in more than 161 countries it won 2 international Emmys and a BAFTA and was nominated for a further 18 international awards. In 2014/2015 he was he conceptual director and himself directed 11 of the 13 episodes across 2 series of TV2’s period drama The Seaside Hotel, currently the most successful drama series on Danish television and is just finishing the third series.
His feature credits include the musical Bora Bora for which he also wrote the screenplay; Filand Film’s psychological horror movie Cecilie which received 6 award nominations; Catch That Girl for Frenetic Films which won awards and nominations in Berlin, Chicago, Amsterdam and throughout Scandinavia both for Fabian and the film; he wrote and directed the dark and gripping Gemini for Nimbus Films which won the Special Jury Prize at Rouen’s Festival du Cinéma Nordique
Additional major television credits include episodes of DR’s police series The Protectors and TV2’s documentary series Robust on which he was a writer/director. Further credits as writer/director include the shorts Still Around for Nimbus Film and Dregen I Himlen.
Fabian studied writing and directing at the Danish Film Institute before going on to complete a post-graduate degree in film production at Bournemouth’s University of the Arts. This eventually led him into the world of commercials and pop promos before getting his big break with Catch that Girl in 2002. Fox 2000 Pictures remade it two years later as Catch That Kid starring Kristen Stewart and Fabian has a co-writer credit.
Current projects include screenplay Ninna co-written with his partner the award winning Danish actress Susanne Juhasz. His trademark is his unique ability to tell a story that touches the audience alongside imaginative and compelling visuals that are so much a part of the iconic Scandi-drama innovative approach.