Kaspar Astrup Schröder

Kaspar Astrup Schröder (1979) – Danish director, self-taught visual artist and designer. Though based in Copenhagen, he often works in Asia. Has exhibited visual work and released music in Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Bruxelles, New York, Shenzhen and Tokyo. He has directed feature length documentaries that have been distributed internationally. His documentary City Surfers (2007) won Best Danish Film and Filmic Award at the D.A.F.F. Festival. The Invention of Dr. Nakamats (2009) was selected for IDFA’s Mid-Length Competition. My Playground/Min legeplads (2010), exploring Parkour and Freerunning: selected for the IDFA’s Reflecting Images: Panorama and DOC U! competition. In 2012 he directed Rent a Family Inc., a unique documentary about Japanese family who that rents out fake relatives to customers who need to cover up a secret.