Janicke Askevold

Janicke Askevold

actress, director, writer

Janicke Askevold was born on Apr 29, 1980 in Norway. Janicke Askevold's big-screen debut came with Pardon My French directed by Sophie Fillières in 2009.

Born in Norway, Janicke moved to Paris after high school. She's educated from Atelier Theatral de Création theatre school in Paris, where there was a strong emphasis on developing ones true creative voice. The school focused on creative writing, directing as well as acting these works. This experience lit the flame and desire for Janicke to become a director.Janicke has since directed several theatre plays in Paris, such as Ein Sommars Dag (Jon Fosse), L'Amant (Marguerite Duras) Quartett (Heiner Müller) and the musical Deux Amoureux À Paris (Festival d'Avignon). Her first short film Le Contrat was selected at Mecal Pro 2020, 22nd Barcelona International Short Film Festival, Kortfilmfestivalen (Oslo) 2020 and The International Film Festival in Vébron, France (2020). Sammen Alene, her feature film debut was out in cinemas in 2021.

  • Birthday

    Apr 29, 1980
  • Place of Birth

    Bærum, Norway
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