Torben Larsen

Torben Larsen is a filmscholar, producer, director and editor born in Denmark in 1972. He has taught filmmaking for 14 years and worked on more than 200 different films. Among these 180 are produced with adolescents on Station Next, a Danish non-profit cultural organisation which is primarily funded by grants from the Ministry of Culture with its main objective being to give young people the tools for expressing themselves through moving images using film professionals as teachers/coaches in a realistic film environment. Many of the films have won several international prices.

In collaboration with The University College Copenhagen and The Danish Film Institute in 2007-10 Torben developed and taught on the course “The Film and Media Education” (30 ECTS) aimed at school teachers who wants to use moving images in their teaching.

Torben is also an experienced documentarist who has made several films, mainly in Africa. But he has also made rockumentaries and music videos in his career.