Jannicke Mikkelsen is a Norwegian award-winning Film Director & Cinematographer specialising in fringe-technology and next-gen movie productions. She has developed a niche working in the raw
elements of remote and hazardous environments, creating successful next-gen film productions taking place in the arctic, underwater, aviation and space. Her innovations include work with wildlife
pioneer David Attenborough, working as Film Director for the legendary rock band QUEEN's first-ever VR production, AR exhibit installations for the Apollo11 50th anniversary at the NASA Kennedy
Space Center and being the 2021 Guinness World Record holder for the fastest circumnavigation of Earth via the north and south poles, live-streaming the entire flight-mission via GX-satellites.
Mikkelsen is the recipient of the first-ever European Society of Cinematographers Award for Extraordinary Technical Achievement. In 2017, she was named one of Norway’s most influential women in
tech, and in 2019 one of UK’s most influential women in tech. She is a frequent public speaker and motivational speaker on tech-innovation and has been a keynote speaker at business events such
as Google, Disney and Pixar while her work has been featured in publications such as Forbes, Wired, Variety and Teen Vogue.
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