- SANTA MONICA, Calif.
Director Torben Kjelstrup has joined Furlined for U.S. and U.K. commercial representation. This is his first commercial representation in the U.S. and U.K.
Kjelstrup is a director with a love for poetic storytelling, nuanced humor and visual trickery. Hailing form Denmark, he left his architectural background and turned his passion for film and photography into a career. Kjelstrup has directed films for brands such as PlayStation and Nespresso.
His music video “Soy Yo” for Bomba Estero has reached more than 35 million views on YouTube. Written and directed by Kjelstrup, the video catapulted him onto the global stage. Last year Kjelstrup picked up a Latin Grammy nomination and a Young Directors Award at Cannes Lions.
“Torben brings a completely different visual language to the roster,” said Ben Davies, EP/director of development, Furlined. “Torben’s unique style and taste is exciting to me, I look forward to seeing what we will do together.”
“I’ve been a huge fan ever since his Bomba Estero music video,” stated Olly Chapman, managing director, Furlined U.K. “As a storyteller Torben deftly injects his humor into his work with great performances and very smart visuals.”
Torben is managed by Nina Fryland at Storyroom in Denmark.