Morten Tyldum with Bully Pictures
Morten is an award-winning Norwegian film director who made his feature film debut with BUDDY in 2003, a film that won great popular and critical acclaim. Previously he had worked in television, music, videos, commercials and short films, and he had been named ‘Film talent of the year” by the newspaper Dagbladet in 1999.
In 2011 Tyldum directed HEADHUNTERS based on the 2008 novel of the same name written by Jo Nesbo. At the time it was the highest grossing film in Norwegian box office history. The film was also released internationally and received rave critical reviews in the US.
In 2014 hew as nominated for a Best Director Academy Award for THE IMITATION GAME.
Other recent director credits include PASSENGERS (2016) staring Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt and the pilots JACK RYANN for Amazon Studios and COUNTERPART for Starz network.
He is currently directing DEFENDING JACOB, a gripping character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best selling novel o the same name by William Landry. The limited drama series for Apple stars Chris Evans.
Tyldum is also a an acclaimed commercial director having done spots for clients such as McDonalds, Volkswagen, Coca-Cola, Canal Plus, Ikea, Cognizant, and more.