THE COMPANY

Asta Film develops and produce high-end art-house features and series with emerging and established talents, based in Denmark with partners in Northern Europe.

Asta Film was established in 2002 by Per Holst. In 2017 Morten Holst and Pelle Folmer joined the company as co-owners and producers.

Asta Film is managed by Per Holst, Pelle Folmer and Morten Holst.

THE PEOPLE

Per Holst - Managing Director and Producer

Per Holst

Managing Director and Producer

Per Holst is an iconic and well-established Producer in Denmark, Scandinavia and throughout the rest of Europe and US. He has made numerous features and established aspiring talents and well-known worldwide creatives. Per Holst is a three-time Academy Award Nominee (with “Pelle the conqueror”, “Evil” and “All things fair”) one-time Academy Award winner for best foreign film, as well as Award winner of Cannes Palme d’or, The Berlinale and Rome International film festival.

Morten Holst - Creative Producer, co-owner and actor

Morten Holst

Creative Producer, co-owner and actor

Morten Holst is an educated actor from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2002 and The Danish National Academy of Music and Arts in 2013.

Pelle Folmer - Producer and co-owner

Pelle Folmer

Producer and co-owner

Pelle Folmer established as independent Producer of feature films, documentaries, and award-winning shorts since 2009, building on top of a film and media career in production and post-production, initiated in 1990. Award winner at Nordic Panorama, Mo&Frise and BUFF international film festival.