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MIKKEL BLAABJERG PLUMPS FOR MAD COW FILMS.
28 November 2023

Mad Cow Films have signed director Mikkel Blaabjerg to their roster for UK representation. The man from northern Denmark flirted with a career as an actor, then thought: "I'd much rather be on the other side of this camera."

Such work leads head of business Emma Yardley to say: "Mikkel is an incredibly likeable person, and his charisma and expertise are felt throughout his body of work. It seems that there isn't anything he can't do, from cinematic tear-jerkers to dynamic and vibrant spots that are packed with energy."

She adds: "We're all really excited to have him on board at Mad Cow and look forward to seeing where his career in the UK takes him." If HM Revenue and Customs ever need to refresh their approach, Blaabjerg may be their man—check out this Skattestyrelsen to see what we mean.


Blaabjerg backed himself to make commercials that struck a chord with Danish viewers—ads like this 2023 spot for IKEA. Inspired by the tenets of dystopian fiction, he makes children fight for their right to play. Tired of life in a joyless concrete city, the kids—some with homemade costumes—scale IKEA's version of the Berlin Wall (no armed guards or barbed wire or here).


Keen to work with Mikkel Blaabjerg in the near future? Then call Emma Yardley on 020 7289 0001 or email emma@madcowfilms.co.uk.

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