Mikkel Blaabjerg is co-founder of Production Company Octopuss and an award-winning film Director based in Copenhagen, working internationally. Blaabjerg makes narratively driven commercials, his style is hyper-realistic and approaches both realism and formalism.
Born between fjord and sea at the harshest part of Northern Denmark, Mikkel Blaabjerg grew up with artistic parents in the 70´s and had a natural playground for art and music. He particular has interest in culture, politics, and society, which is also to be found in his most recognized work.
With an MA from the prestigious Danish film school SUPER16, Mikkel started directing commercials in 2008. Alongside making great commercials, Mikkel has directed documentaries and shorts, he is currently working on a feature and a tv-show for Danish television.