Bente Milton (Denmark)

Bente Milton's professional filmmaking career started in 1991 at the National Film school in Denmark, where she developed her first documentary project - October 43, a film which was later successfully produced, and nominated for a TV OSCAR. Over the years she has produced and directed a large number of high profile documentaries including: The Secret Factor, Children of Gaia, The fifth Gate, and Alison's Baby. Her personal track record includes more than 20 international awards and nominations. Bente Milton’s films are usually targeted at an international audience and most of them have been broadcast prime time in a large number of countries around the world. In recent years she has done a lot of travelling, attending international film festivals around the world and giving lectures about her work and life as a filmmaker.


  • Oktober '43
    57´, Denmark, 1993
  • Den store illusion
    50´, Denmark, 1993
  • Den skjulte faktor/ The Secret Factor
    58´, Denmark, 1997
  • Russian Roulette
    60´, Denmark, 1998
  • Gaias børn/ The Children of Gaia
    50´, Denmark, 1998
  • Den femte port/ The Fifth Gate
    52´, Denmark, 2000
  • Alison´s Baby
    45´, Denmark, 2001
  • Rigets børn
    45´, Denmark, 2003
  • Felicias historie
    24´, Denmark, 2004
  • Return of the Starpeople
    57´, Denmark, 2004
  • Min Avatar og mig – together with Mikkel Stolt
    75´, Denmark, 2010

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.