Ole Endresen

Writer and director for film and TV

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Biography

Ole is a Norwegian writer/director who specialises in dramedy and quirky comedy with strong visual concept.

Ole has directed three episodes of the critically acclaimed dramedy Lilyhammer, starring Steven Van Sandt, which won The Golden Nymph in Monte Carlo for Best International Comedy series.

Ole has been working with Norway's top comedians for a decade and was concept director for the cult comedy Uti vår Hage in 2008 which won the Golden Screen and recently rated no. 2 on best series list the last decade in Norway.

Ole has written and directed two comedy drama series and three feature films, including the Norwegian Box office hit King Curling, which won festival prizes both in USA and France.

Ole´s latest feature The Wendy Effect, starring Kristoffer Hivju from Game of Thrones premiered in September 2015.

Ole is currently directing Bulletproof for Vertigo Films and Sky One.

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TV

Director

Creator Nick Love and Noel Clarke
Producer James Richardson & Allan Niblo
Writer Nick Love and Noel Clarke
Starring
  • Noel Clarke
  • Ashley Walters
  • Mandeep Dhillon
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    Cop drama following two best friends bonded by the same moral code despite their differences. 

    Vertigo Films for Sky One
     
    Producer Einar Loftesnes
    Writer Kjell Jørgen Holbye
    Starring
  • Odd-Magnus Williamson
  • Ellen Dorrit Petersen
  •  

    Courtroom drama about the recently separated, professional partners Erik Aber and Elea Bergen

    ITV Studios Norway for TV3
     
    Lilyhammer
    WINNER: BEST TV SHOW GOLDEN SCREEN TV
    3 x 60
    Producer Anders Tangen
    Writer Eilif Skodvin, Tomas Solli & Steven Van Zandt
    Starring
  • Trond Fausa
  • Steinar Sagen
  • Fridtjov Såheim
  • Henriette Steenstrup
  •  

    A New York mobster goes into hiding in rural Lillehammer in Norway after testifying against his former associates.

    Rubicon TV AS for NRK 1 & Netflix
     
    Producer Lars Hognestad
    Writer Atle Antonsen, Harald Eia, Bård Tufte Johansen
    Starring
  • Harald Eia
  • Bård Tufte Johansen
  • Atle Antonsen
  •  
     

    Writer & Director

    Etaten
    8 x 30
    Producer Olav Øen
    Starring
  • Atle Antonsen
  • Jan Sælid
  • Siw Anita Andersen
  • Ingar Helge Gimle
  •  

    Comedy drama series satirising Norwegian bureaucracy and officialism.

    NRK Underholdning
     

    Film

    Writer & Director

    The Wendy Effect
    Feature Film
    Producer Kjetil Omberg
    Starring
  • Kristofer Hivju
  • Atle Antonsen
  • Jon Øigarden
  • Nils Jørgen Kaalstad
  •  
    Norsk Superfilm
    Wendyeffekten
    In development
     
    Producer Håkon Øverås
    Starring
  • Edward Schultheiss
  • Morten Ramm
  • Henriette Steenstrup
  • Jon Øigarden
  •  

    A chubby jockey is no longer getting the best horses to ride and has to cheat to pay off his considerable debt. When a horse drugging goes wrong, he winds up  kidnapping the prizewinner horse Berlusconi.

    Euforia Film
    4 1/2 Film
     
    King Curling
    Feature Film
    Starring
  • Atle Antonsen
  • Linn Skåber
  • Ane Dahl Torp
  • Harald Eia
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    Curling skip Truls Pålsen's team has to make a come back after suffering from psychic problems with oversizing details.

    Euforia Film
    4 1/2 Film