Director Spotlight: JÖRN THRELFALL


We’re very happy to welcome Jörn Threlfall to the Native family!

Jörn studied film and theatre in Berlin, before moving to London where he went on to work for The Discovery Channel and Channel 4.

His work has garnered honors worldwide, including several Cannes Lions, and a Gold & Black Pencil at the D&AD Advertising Awards.

Jörn’s short, Over, shot in West London, won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Palm Springs International ShortFest, the Grand Prix at Odense, Uppsala, Regensburg and Dresen International Film Festivals, the Best of British Award at Encounters in Bristol, Best Experimental Short at Message to Man in St. Petersburg, Best Short at the Hamptons International Film Festival, and was nominated for a European Film Academy Award and Critics Circle Awards in 2015/2016.

Jörn filmed his video triptych, The Borrowers, was shot in Sigmund Freud’s study at his house in Hampstead, London and was exhibited in the house in late 2016.

He was selected as one of BFI/Screen International’s “Stars of Tomorrow” in 2015, and was nominated for a BAFTA in 2016.

Jörn is currently developing his full-length feature film Portal.  Check out his reel here.