Per K. Kirkegard


Per is one of the most established editors in the Danish film industry. He has edited numerous critically acclaimed documentaries and features. Among the feature films Per has edited is Accused  awarded with the European Film Academy Discovry Prix Fassbinder. 

His latest merits include films like Armadillo, for which he awarded an Emmy for best editing of a long format documentary; TPBAFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard, recently selected for the Berlin Film Festival; The Sound of a Revolution, a Greenlandic documentary, premiered at 2014’s CPH:DOX; and Chuck Norris VS Communism, selected for 2015 Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Documentary competition.

Per is renowned for his musically atoned editing style, his great precision as a story teller, his loyalty to the projects he engages in, his unique eye for poetic yet specific and his punk attitude to filmmaking.

For the last two years Per has been one of the lecturers at the at the Dok.incubator Rough Cut workshop in Poland, Czech Republic and Germany. He has also done editing masterclass on Hot Docs Toronto 2012. In 2014 he also was a tutor at the Doc Lab at Film Bazaar at Goa, India.