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Maja Jul Larsen

Danish screenwriter Maja Jul Larsen (b. 1982) graduated from Denmark’s National Film School in 2007 and has since then made a rapid rise in the film and TV industry. She has worked on some of the biggest Danish TV dramas, including the international sensations BorgenFollow the Money and The Legacy.

In 2020 Jul Larsen made her debut as creator and head-writer with the acclaimed and awarded Cry Wolf. The gripping family drama was an immediate viewer ratings hit, was lauded in the Scandinavian press and is now sold to over 40 territories. Cry Wolf was selected in competition at Series Mania, won a Golden Eye for ‘Best Drama’ at the Zurich Film Festival and won five awards at the Danish Film Awards including ‘Best TV Series.’ Jul Larsen also emerged as the winner of the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize for her “outstanding writing of a Nordic drama series.”

Currently, Jul Larsen is working on Borgen season 4 for DR and Netflix, and developing her next TV series.

Awards

Gothenburg Film Festival (Nordisk Film & TV fond Prize) – Ulven kommer Cry Wolf 2021
Danish Film Awards (Best TV Series) Denmark – Ulven kommer Cry Wolf 2021
Zurich Film Festival (International Series) Switzerland – Ulven kommer Cry Wolf 2020
Series Mania Nominee (Best Series) France – Ulven kommer Cry Wolf 2020
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Danish screenwriter Maja Jul Larsen graduated from Denmark’s National Film School in 2007 and has since then made a rapid rise in the film and TV industry. She has worked on some of the biggest Danish TV dramas, including the international sensations BorgenFollow the Money and The Legacy.

In 2020 Jul Larsen made her debut as creator and head-writer with the acclaimed and awarded Cry Wolf. The gripping family drama was an immediate viewer ratings hit, was lauded in the Scandinavian press and is now sold to over 40 territories. Cry Wolf was selected in competition at Series Mania, won a Golden Eye for ‘Best Drama’ at the Zurich Film Festival and won five awards at the Danish Film Awards including ‘Best TV Series.’ Jul Larsen also emerged as the winner of the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize for her “outstanding writing of a Nordic drama series.”

Currently, Jul Larsen is working on Borgen season 4 for DR and Netflix, and developing her next TV series.