Programme

MAKING A MOUNTAIN

Rikke Selin Fokdal & Kaspar Astrup Schröder

Denmark , 2020 / 51 min / Danish & English OV with English subt. / Documentary

Collaboration Maison Moderne

Star architect Bjarke Ingels and his team have spectacular plans for a new waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen. A visionary project which combines waste management with a recreational urban space: CopenHill features a ski slope on top of the building. But completing the project is going to be an uphill climb… 

Screenings
Awards
  • Special Jury Mention, DA2, Zagreb Design, Art & Architecture Film Festival, Croatia (2021)
  • Official Selection, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia (2021)
  • Official Selection, Zurich Architecture Film Festival, Switzerland (2020)
  • Official Selection, Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam 2020, Netherlands (2021)
  • Official Selection, Copenhagen Architecture Festival (CAFx), Denmark (2021)
  • Official Selection, The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF), USA, (2021)
Cast & Credits
Cast 
Bruce Mau, Bisi Williams, Rem Koolhaas, Bjarke Ingels, Paola Antonelli, Alice Rawsthorn, Hani Mahmassani, Marc Mathieu, Maria del Carmen Acena, Emilio Mendez, Tony Sherman, Paddy Harrington, James Lahey, Jim Shedden, Jen Leonard
Screenplay 
Rikke Selin Fokdal, Kaspar Astrup Schröder
Cinematographer 
Henrik Bohn Ipsen DFF, Jutta Marie Jessen, Kaspar Astrup Schröder, Adam Morris Philp DFF, Søren Lind, Jakob Kofler, Georg Larsen, Niels Birkemose
Montage 
Rikke Selin Fokdal
Sound 
Rasmus Winther Jensen
Production 
Good Company Pictures
Distribution 
Autlook Filmsales
Biography

Rikke Selin Fokdal is a film director and editor based in Denmark. Rikke’s vast experience spans from feature films to documentaries, and she saves a special place in her heart for films dealing with themes of art and architecture.

Kaspar Astrup Schröder is a Danish self-taught film director and multidisciplinary artist. Besides filmmaking, he works as an editor, graphic designer, painter, musician, and designs furniture. He is also one of the founders of the production company Good Company Pictures. He has directed feature-length documentaries that have been distributed internationally and premiered at some of the world's biggest film festivals, such as IDFA, Planète Doc, It's All True, Hot Docs, SFIFF and CPH: DOX.

Filmography
  • 2020 – Making a Moutain - documentary
  • 2019 - Don't Give a Fox - documentary
  • 2017 - Big Time - documentary