Jacob Groth

Danish Film Composer

Awards and selected nominations

BAFTA

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) supports, promotes and develops the art forms of the moving image - film, television and video games - by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. As the leading charity in the UK supporting the art forms of the moving image, BAFTA ensures that the very best creative work can be accessed and appreciated by the public.

Won

Millennium Trilogy: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

  • Director:Niels Arden Oplev
  • Origin:Sweden
  • Original Title:Män som hatar kvinnor
  • Release:04 March 2009

First movie of the Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson. A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing - or dead - for forty years by a young female hacker.

Emmy Awards

An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, recognizes excellence in the television industry, and corresponds to the Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theatre), and the Grammy Award (for music). Because Emmy Awards are given in various sectors of the American television industry, they are presented in different annual ceremonies held throughout the year. International Emmys are awarded for excellence in TV programming produced and initially aired outside the United States.

Won

The Protectors (2008-2010)

  • Creator:Mai Brostrøm & Peter Thorsboe
  • Origin:Denmark
  • Original Title:Livvagterne
  • Release:06 August 2008

The Danish national police branch PET is in charge of personal protection, mainly of politicians and royal family. That also involves preventive work concerning terrorism, stalking etc. Meanwhile several team members must keep op top of personal concerns, such as ethnic background-related concerns and relational troubles at home.

Millennium (2010)

  • Director:Niels Arden Oplev (episode 1-2) & Daniel Alfredson (episode 3-6)
  • Origin:Sweden
  • Release:20 March 2010

TV version on the Millennium Trilogy series.

The Eagle (2004-2006)

  • Director:Various (producer Sven Clausen)
  • Origin:Denmark
  • Original Title:Ørnen
  • Release:10 October 2004

The Eagle (Ørnen), an Icelandic inspector in the Danish police force, is named chief constable of a new task force to help solve international crime. Along with a team of talented and diverse investigators he handles explosive and complex cases with all available means.

Young Andersen (2005)

  • Director:Rumle Hammerich
  • Origin:Denmark
  • Original Title:Unge Andersen
  • Release:11 March 2005

The 17-year-old Hans Christian Andersen is a dream and dreamer, a depressive outsider, vulnerable and at the same time rebellious, even to evaluating and berømmelsessyg. Rumble Hammerich film identifies his protagonist in a crucial period in the storyteller's life when he is forced to believe in himself and his poetic talent.

Unit One (2000-2004)

  • Director:Various
  • Origin:Denmark
  • Original Title:Rejseholdet
  • Release:01 October 2000

When a female police commissioner who has ambitions on behalf of her gender selects detective Ingrid Dahl as the new head of a Danish police travel unit, it does not come without problems for the young detective. She struggles to unite career and family, and she has to establish a cooperation with a team of detectives including the man who had expected to take her job. However, the initial uncertainty soon turns to trust and even friendship, and the team proves its worth investigating the nation's most vicious cases of murder and violent crime.

Nominated

Better Times (2004-2007)

  • Director:Various
  • Origin:Denmark
  • Original Title:Krøniken
  • Release:04 January 2004

Starting in 1949, the series follows four young Danes through 25 years of history and personal developments in a story about finding yourself in a world of changes.

Fatal Affair (1993)

  • Director:Leif Magnusson
  • Origin:Sweden
  • Original Title:Den gråtande ministern
  • Release:21 September 1993

The Defence Minister Sven Cedevall, a popular politician and happily married family father, isn't the kind of man who should risk what he got for a temporary relation. But when he by chance meets the Polish waitress Anja there is no turning back. Against his will and sense he's drawn to her. What begins with love develops later to a violent end.

ASCAP Award

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.

Won

Unforgettable (2012-2014)

  • Creator:John Bellucci & Ed Redlich
  • Origin:USA
  • Release:09 June 2012

UNFORGETTABLE stars Poppy Montgomery as Carrie Wells, an NYPD detective with a rare ability that makes her memory so flawless that every place, every conversation, every joy and every heartbreak is forever embedded in her mind, ready to be accessed at a moment's notice.

Unforgettable Season Four

  • Director:Matt Earl Beesley
  • Creator:Ed Redlich and John Bellucci
  • Origin:USA
  • Composer:Jacob Groth
  • Release:13 November 2015

Unforgettable season 4. Stars Poppy Montgomery (Carrie Wells) and Dylan Walsh (Al Burns) are back, but the supporting cast has been revamped since cast options had expired when the scripted crime drama was cancelled (for a second time) by CBS. In the premiere episode, NYPD Detective Carrie Wells (Montgomery) is on a career high, making headlines as New York?s most decorated cop. But her recent success will probe to be short-lived as she faces some of the most challenging cases of her career. Newcomers this season include Alani “La La” Anthony (Power) as flashy medical examiner Delina Michaels, Kathy Najimy (Veep) as Captain Sandra Russo, the team’s new boss and E.J. Bonilla (Revenge) as young, wisecracking Detective “Denny” Padilla who has a penchant for Carrie, much to the dismay of Al. Additional players include Skeet Ulrich (Law and Order: LA) as Carrie?s mysterious long lost husband Eddie Martin and comedienne Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live) as Rosie Webb, the patience-testing star witness in a high-profile securities fraud case whom Carrie and Al are tasked with safely delivering to Miami. Grammy-winner Ashanti (Army Wives) is Stella, a gorgeous jazz singer caught up in the underbelly of NYC?s music scene, who catches the eye of Al. Series regular James Hiroyuki Liao returns as Major Crimes team member Jay Lee. Unforgettable is produced by Timberman-Beverly Productions and Jones Agee Productions in association with Sony Pictures TV. Executive Producers include creators Ed Redlich and John Bellucci as well as Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Bill Chais and Poppy Montgomery. Composer Jacob Groth Unforgettable season four TV Series will be broadcast worldwide.

Nominated

Unforgettable Season Four

  • Director:Matt Earl Beesley
  • Creator:Ed Redlich and John Bellucci
  • Origin:USA
  • Composer:Jacob Groth
  • Release:13 November 2015

Unforgettable season 4. Stars Poppy Montgomery (Carrie Wells) and Dylan Walsh (Al Burns) are back, but the supporting cast has been revamped since cast options had expired when the scripted crime drama was cancelled (for a second time) by CBS. In the premiere episode, NYPD Detective Carrie Wells (Montgomery) is on a career high, making headlines as New York?s most decorated cop. But her recent success will probe to be short-lived as she faces some of the most challenging cases of her career. Newcomers this season include Alani “La La” Anthony (Power) as flashy medical examiner Delina Michaels, Kathy Najimy (Veep) as Captain Sandra Russo, the team’s new boss and E.J. Bonilla (Revenge) as young, wisecracking Detective “Denny” Padilla who has a penchant for Carrie, much to the dismay of Al. Additional players include Skeet Ulrich (Law and Order: LA) as Carrie?s mysterious long lost husband Eddie Martin and comedienne Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live) as Rosie Webb, the patience-testing star witness in a high-profile securities fraud case whom Carrie and Al are tasked with safely delivering to Miami. Grammy-winner Ashanti (Army Wives) is Stella, a gorgeous jazz singer caught up in the underbelly of NYC?s music scene, who catches the eye of Al. Series regular James Hiroyuki Liao returns as Major Crimes team member Jay Lee. Unforgettable is produced by Timberman-Beverly Productions and Jones Agee Productions in association with Sony Pictures TV. Executive Producers include creators Ed Redlich and John Bellucci as well as Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Bill Chais and Poppy Montgomery. Composer Jacob Groth Unforgettable season four TV Series will be broadcast worldwide.

Berlin International Film Festival

The Berlin International Film Festival , also called the Berlinale, is one of the world's leading film festivals and most reputable media events. The festival has been celebrated annually in February since 1978. With around 300,000 tickets sold and 500,000 admissions it is considered the largest publicly attended film festival worldwide based on actual attendance rates. Up to 400 films are shown in several sections, representing a comprehensive array of the cinematic world. Around twenty films compete for the awards called the Golden and Silver Bears.

Won

The Island On Bird Street

  • Director:Søren Kragh-Jacobsen
  • Origin:Denmark
  • Original Title:Øen i Fuglegaden
  • Composer:Zbigniew Preisner
  • Additional composer:Jacob Groth
  • Release:23 October 1997

Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.

Robert

The Robert statue is a Danish film prize awarded each year by the Film Academy of Denmark. It is the Danish equivalent of the American Oscars. The award, voted only by academy members, is acknowledgement by Danish industry colleagues of a person's or film's outstanding contributions during the previous year. The Robert was awarded for the first time in 1984 and is named after the statuette's creator, the Danish sculptor Robert Jacobsen.

Won

Worlds Apart (2008)

  • Director:Niels Arden Oplev
  • Origin:Denmark
  • Original Title:To verdener
  • Release:22 February 2008

The daughter of a Jehovah's Witness is forced to choose between religion and love when she falls for someone outside her faith.

The Ugly Duckling and Me! (2006)

  • Director:Michael Hegner & Karsten Kiilerich
  • Origin:Denmark
  • Original Title:Den grimme ælling og mig
  • Release:06 October 2006

The film is based on a television series of the same name. The series chronicles the adventures of a spunky named Ugly who looks a little weird and his father (sort of) who happens to be a rat named Ratso.

A New Beginning (2000)

  • Director:Carsten Myllerup
  • Origin:Denmark
  • Original Title:2. juledag

Alfred and Erna have sold their farm and moved to the suburbs of a provincial town. It's December 26th and they are expecting their children and grandchildren for the annual Christmas lunch - for the first time in the new house. Alfred finds it hard to adjust to his new, quiet life. It's difficult for Erna to maintain old routines in a new situation and she loses herself in details. When her preparations for the lunch collapse, Alfred has had enough - but he realises that there is still a lot left to lose.

The Girl with Green Eyes (1995)

  • Director:Helge Steen-Knudsen
  • Origin:Denmark
  • Original Title:Pigen med de grønne øjne
  • Release:16 November 1995

TV Short film about Daniel, a reporter, works on an article about the 25th anniversary of the first lunar landing. He reminisces about a summer long ago when he met love for the first time in the shape of the girl next door, Marianne with the green eyes.

Prix Italia

The Prix Italia is an international Italian television, radio-broadcasting and Website award. It was established in 1948 by RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana (in 1948 RAI had the denomination RAI – Radio Audizioni Italiane) in Capri. 87 public and private radio and television organizations representing 46 countries from the five continents form and outline the community of the Prix Italia which is in continuous evolution. Unique in the world, among International festivals and prizes, it is the organizational and decision-making body of the Prix

Won

Fatal Affair (1993)

  • Director:Leif Magnusson
  • Origin:Sweden
  • Original Title:Den gråtande ministern
  • Release:21 September 1993

The Defence Minister Sven Cedevall, a popular politician and happily married family father, isn't the kind of man who should risk what he got for a temporary relation. But when he by chance meets the Polish waitress Anja there is no turning back. Against his will and sense he's drawn to her. What begins with love develops later to a violent end.

Guldbaggen

The Guldbagge Award (Swedish: Guldbaggen) is an official Swedish film award awarded annually since 1964 by the Swedish Film Institute.

Won

The Ketchup Effect (2004)

  • Director:Teresa Fabik
  • Origin:Sweden
  • Original Title:Hip Hip Hora!
  • Release:10 September 2004

A teenager's reputation is destroyed when she falls asleep drunk at a party and some boys take provocative photos of her.

Amanda Award

The Amanda Award (Norwegian: Amandaprisen) is an award given annually at the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, Norway, to promote and improve Norwegian film. The award originated in 1985, and has since 2005 been exclusively a film award (not television).

Won

The Ketchup Effect (2004)

  • Director:Teresa Fabik
  • Origin:Sweden
  • Original Title:Hip Hip Hora!
  • Release:10 September 2004

A teenager's reputation is destroyed when she falls asleep drunk at a party and some boys take provocative photos of her.

Chicago International Children's Festival

The Chicago International Children's Film Festival (CICFF) was founded in 1983 and was the first competitive festival of films for children in the U.S. In addition, the Festival sought to empower children by involving them directly in the jurying process. From its inception, the Festival has had independent juries of children and adult media professionals awarding prizes in multiple categories. The Chicago International Children’s Film Festival is the largest annual festival of films for children (ages 2–16) in the world.

Won

Kan du vissla Johanna? (1994)

  • Director:Rumle Hammerich
  • Origin:Sweden
  • Release:24 December 1995

Young Berra has a friend, Ulf. Ulf has a grandfather which he likes very much, he gives Ulf presents and takes him on fishing trips. Berra doesn't have a grandfather, but he wants one that's nice to him and who can teach him to whistle. Ulf knows where to find a grandfather - at a home for senior citizens. They go searching together and Berra finds a great pretend grandfather, Nils.

Würtzburg International Film Award

The International Film Weekend Würzburg has existed since 1973.  Audience prizes will be awarded in the categories of fiction, documentary, short film, children's and youth film. The film festival is organized solely by volunteers. With about 14,000 tickets sold, it is one of the medium-sized German film festivals.

Won

Kan du vissla Johanna? (1994)

  • Director:Rumle Hammerich
  • Origin:Sweden
  • Release:24 December 1995

Young Berra has a friend, Ulf. Ulf has a grandfather which he likes very much, he gives Ulf presents and takes him on fishing trips. Berra doesn't have a grandfather, but he wants one that's nice to him and who can teach him to whistle. Ulf knows where to find a grandfather - at a home for senior citizens. They go searching together and Berra finds a great pretend grandfather, Nils.

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