Eskil Vogt

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Eskil Vogt
Born (1974-10-31) 31 October 1974 (age 49)
Oslo, Norway
Occupation(s)Film director and screenwriter

Eskil Vogt (born 31 October 1974) is a Norwegian film director and screenwriter.

His films include Reprise (2006), Oslo, August 31st (2011), Louder Than Bombs (2015), and Thelma (2017) all of which were directed by Joachim Trier from scripts written by Vogt and Trier.[1]

He also wrote and directed the drama film Blind, which was screened at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and received the World Cinema Screenwriting Award.[2] The film was awarded the Europa Cinemas Label at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.[3]

In 2021, Vogt had two films at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. The Innocents, which he wrote and directed, competed in the Un Certain Regard category while The Worst Person in the World competed for the Palme d'Or.[4] For his work on the latter, Vogt was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay at the 94th Academy Awards.


  1. ^ "Eskil Vogt". IMDb. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  2. ^ Willoch, Hanne Marie (26 January 2014). "Manusprisen til "Blind" i Sundance" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  3. ^ Trulsen, Ola Nymo (14 February 2014). ""Blind" vant distribusjonspris i Berlin" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Meet the team from the film Verdens Verste Menneske (The Worst Person in the World) by Joachim Trier - Festival de Cannes". Festival de Cannes. 2021-07-15. Archived from the original on 2021-07-15. Retrieved 2021-07-15.

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