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Finn Gjerdrum

Finn was born in 1961 in Sandefjord, Norway, as the son of a whaler. He applied three times to the Department of Editing at the Danish Film School, but ended up with a master’s degree in Film & Communication Studies at University of Copenhagen. His career as a producer started working with shorts and commercials. In 1998 he founded Paradox A/S together with director Erik Poppe. He has produced and co-produced nearly 40 feature films, and had films both in competition at the Berlinale and Cannes. Besides being a producer, he is also professor at the Department of TV Production at Lillehammer University College.