47:e festivalen 26 jan - 4 feb, 2024

Director and Screenwriter

Sylvia LE FANU


Filmography: Growing up Isn’t for Children (feature, 2024), Amourteur (short film, 2020), Before Long (short, 2020), Abu Adnan (short, 2017)

Sylvia Le Fanu (b. 1990) is a Copenhagen-based writer/director with British roots. She graduated from The Norwegian Filmschool in 2020. She has a bachelor’s degree in Film and Media Science from Copenhagen University. She also attended 18FRAMES, where she made the short film Abu Adnan (2017), which gained international recognition at i.a. Clermont Ferrand. The film was nominated for the Danish Robert Prize (2017), as was her latest short film Amourteur (2021). She is currently in post-production with her debut feature, with the working title Growing up isn’t for children.

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