Jeppe Gjervig Gram

Writer (Denmark)

Win­ner of the BAFTA for Best Inter­na­tion­al Series, 2012

Jeppe Gjer­vig Gram was born 1976 in Odense, Den­mark. After uni­ver­sity stud­ies, he worked for 6 years as a drama series con­sult­ant for Dan­ish net­work TV 2, deal­ing with acquis­i­tion of inter­na­tion­al series as well as com­mis­sion­ing of ori­gin­al Dan­ish series, before enrolling in the screen­writ­ing pro­gram at the Nation­al Dan­ish Film School in 2005. He gradu­ated in 2007.

While still in film school Gram was headhunted by pub­lic broad­caster DR and employed as a reg­u­lar epis­ode writer on the one-hour drama series ’Som­mer’ (2008–2009), one of the highest rat­ing shows on Dan­ish tele­vi­sion the last twenty years, writ­ing 3 epis­odes in total.

Fresh out of ‘Som­mer’, Jeppe Gjer­vig Gram teamed up with head­writer Adam Price and fel­low film school alumni Tobi­as Lind­holm to cre­ate the three man strong writer’s room, that cre­ated the first Dan­ish polit­ic­al drama series ‘Bor­gen’.

‘Bor­gen’ was a hit both loc­ally and abroad, win­ning sev­er­al pres­ti­gi­ous tele­vi­sion awards, among oth­ers the Prix Italia, the FIPA d’OR, and the BAFTA for best for­eign series, and when anoth­er 10 epis­odes of the series was com­mis­sioned by DR, Adam Price and Jeppe Gjer­vig Gram con­tin­ued their fruit­ful col­lab­or­a­tion

Cur­rently Jeppe Gjer­vig Gram is devel­op­ing a new show for DR, which will be his debut as a show-run­ner, called ‘Fol­low the Money’ – a drama series in 20 epis­odes about cor­por­ate crime for the same coveted Sunday night timeslot that formerly was the home of ‘The Killing’ and ‘Bor­gen’.