Jesper is a self-taught cinematographer, born in Denmark (1978) and a member of DFF, Dansk Filmfotograf Forbund (The Danish Association of Cinematographers) In 2018 he was awarded by the association with the “Klukprisen” an award given to a cinematographer who excel in their field of work.
Among Jesper's latest work is a fictional biopic about the legendary Czech general Jan Zizka, starring o.a. Ben Foster and Sir Michael Caine, a Czech / US co-production, working title MEDIEVAL.
This just after he finished the WW1 drama A WAR WITHIN (2018) a co-production between Denmark, Germany and The Czech Republic. Before that, Ole Bornedal’s THE WAY TO MANDALAY (2018) and Thomas Vinterberg's THE COMMUNE (2016). THE COMMUNE was selected in Competition for the Golden Bear at the 66th Berlin Film Festival, and Jesper was nominated Best Cinematography by The Danish Academy Award (2017).
in 2017 Jesper also did the cinematic concept on the first Danish Netflix Original tv series THE RAIN directed by Kenneth Kainz.
His first feature film APPLAUS directed by Martin zandvliet (2009) won the Label Europa Cinemas at Karlov Vary International Film Festival. In 2011 he shot DIRCH, the most seen feature film in Danish cinema that year, and he was nominated for Best Cinematography by The Danish Academy Award in 2012.