Nicolas Winding Refn

Nicolas Winding Refn is a Danish producer, screenwriter, and director who waltzes between feature films and television series with an inimitable style. He absorbs his audiences in rich and varied storytelling with his distinctive attention to framing and artistic direction. His internationally acclaimed films include Bronson starring Tom Hardy, Drive and Only God Forgives both starring Ryan Gosling, and the crime series Too Old to Die Young. Winding Refn has won film’s most prestigious prizes such as the Cannes Film Festival’s Best Director Award. He works in advertising to challenge himself to express his art in a different format, helming commercials for Gucci featuring Blake Lively, a series of Lincoln commercials starring Matthew McConaughey, as well as Hennessy and Nike. Refn’s upcoming Netflix series, Copenhagen Cowboy, will have its premiere at the Venice Film Festival this fall.