Speaker Profile MIPCOM

Anders Hammer

Job TitleDirector/Producer

Company NameHammertime


Anders Hammer (1977) is an award-winning Norwegian documentary filmmaker and writer. He moved to Afghanistan in 2007 and was working there as an independent journalist for years. He has directed and produced “Escape from Syria: Rania's Odyssey” that was published by The Guardian. It won a Webby Award in News and Politics in 2018. And it won the best Refugee Reporting award during One World Media Awards 2018. He directed the three-part series “Our Allies” for Field of Vision from Iraq and Syria, and has directed seven documentaries for the Norwegian investigative journalism program NRK Brennpunkt from Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Kenya and Norway. He has written three documentary books from Afghanistan. 

Conference Sessions


    17 Oct 2018, 10:00 - 10:25, Palais des Festivals, Auditorium A, Palais 3

    20-year-old Rania Ali traveled to Austria from war-torn Kobane in Syria. Her harrowing journey was filmed in real-time by herself, with help from Norwegian film...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Wed, Oct 17
      2. Event Type

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