Ove Rishøj Jensen

Documentary consultant, producer and outreach manager

Owner, Paradiddle Pictures, Denmark. 

Working in the international documentary sector since 2003, Ove has an advanced network within the industry. He gives lectures and run workshops about project development, international financing, co-production, impact, outreach and distribution.


Ove launched in 2019 his own company for documentary training and consultancy, entitled Paradiddle Pictures. Among others, he runs the pitching forum at FIPADOC, collaborates with IDFA, Fresh Pitch China, M:Brane, Mediterranean Film Institute, Nordisk Panorama, Thessaloniki Documentary Festival and run the workshop series DocCelerator. He has also created tailor made master classes, seminars and workshops for occasions like San Sebastian Film Festival, HotDocs as well as various European film funds and Creative Europe Desks.


Since 2011 Ove has worked for the Swedish production company Auto Images as Producer and Outreach Manager, which he continues to do. He has been involved in the production of Nelly & Nadine, Touching Freedom, Only the Devil Lives Without Hope, Patriotic Highway, Every Face Has a Name a.o. He is currently working on several new international projects together with Director Magnus Gertten, a.o.


From 2003 to 2019 Ove worked for EDN - European Documentary Network, programming and producing a large number of industry events like The EDN Pitch Pilot Workshop, Docs in Thessaloniki, DocPro Tehran and EDN’s market activities at European Film Market/Berlinale and in Cannes.


Ove Rishøj Jensen has a master degree in film studies with additional studying of cultural journalism and humanistic computer informatics.

Ove Rishøj Jensen talking about distribution and outreach at San Sebastian Film Festival.



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