• Ai Weiwei: Human Flow, 2017
    World Premiere: Venice Film Festival 2017
  • Feras Fayyad, Steen Johannessen: Last Men in Aleppo, 2017
    Grand Jury Prize: World Cinema Documentary, Sundance 2017
    DOX:AWARD, CPH:DOX Festival 2017
    Robert Award 2018 (Danish Film Prize)
    Oscar Nomination: Documentary Feature, 2018
  • Sun Hee Engelstoft: No Regrets, 2016
  • Lise Birk Pedersen: TUTTI A CASA - Power to the People?, 2016
  • Andrei Nekrasov: The Magnistky Act - Behind the Scenes, 2016
  • Johan Grimonprez: The Shadow World, 2015
    Ensor Award for Best Documentary 2017
  • Dagur Kári: Fúsi (engl: Virgin Mountain), 2015
  • Jeppe Rønde: Bridgend, 2015
  • Michael Madsen: The Visit, 2015
  • Martin Barnewitz: Dannys Dommedag, 2014
  • Michael Madsen: Halden (episode), in: Cathedrals of Culture, 2014
  • Kristoffer Kiørboe: Søn, 2014
  • Audun Selsjord Bratlie: Skogens Konge, 2012
  • Katja Gauriloff: Säilöttyjä unelmia (engl: Canned Dreams), 2012, Best Original Score at Jussi Awards Finland
  • Joshua Oppenheimer: The Act of Killing, 2012
  • Henrik Ruben Genz: Undskyld jeg forstyrrer (engl: Excuse me), 2012
  • Linda Wendell: Julie, 2011
  • Michael Madsen: Into Eternity, 2010
  • Gabriel Isas: Hunted, 2010
  • Jacob Thuesen: Blekingegade, Teleseries, 2009
  • Pål Jackman: Jernanger (engl: Storm in my heart), 2008
  • Ole Christian Madsen: Flammen og Citronen (engl: Flame & Citron), 2007
  • Peter Schønau Fog: Kunsten at græde i kor (engl: The Art of Crying), 2006, Best Original Score at Danish TV Awards
  • Nikolai Østergård: A Short Film About Faith, 2005
  • Orchestral score for T.H. Dreyer's silent movie Mikaël, 2003

Selected Orchestral scores

  • Double concerto English horn/ flute 2010
  • Viola concerto 2008 
  • Hush: 2003
  • Entropia: 2001
  • Percussion concerto 1998
  • Violin concerto 1997
  • Piano concerto 1993
  • Liquid Rooms


Concerts / Stage Music / Collaborations

  • Concert for Lou, a musical performance written by Suzanne Brøgger, directed by Line Paulsen and composed by Karsten Fundal. Premiere at Theatre Republique in Copenhagen on March 1, 2017
  • Efterklang-tour with a concert version of the opera Leaves with shows in Copenhagen, Eindhoven, Groningen, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, London and Brussels in February and March 2017
  • Orchestration for the Danish bands Mew and When Saints Go Machine: sold out concerts in the 60 minutes concert series with Copenhagen Phil in February 2017
  • Concert with Danish singer, songwriter and visual artist Oh Land and the Danish National Chamber Orchestra, sold out concerts in the Konzerthuset, 2013
  • Television shows with the Danish National Chamber Orchestra and the Danish Radio Bigband in 2012, including collaborations with Danish and Nordic music artists
  • Easter 2013: Children's concert Bamse Komcerten with the Danish National Chamber Orchestra, based on a text by Carl Quist Møller. It will be touring Danmark for the next couple of years, a TV version will appear separately
  • Orchestration for a film score by Johan Söderqvist, 2013 
  • Album Release of the new Efterklang record Piramida, featuring Karsten Fundal's orchestral composition 'Vælv', as well as pieces by Katinka Fog-Vindlev, Peter Broderick, Copenhagen Phil and Missy Massoli. The record/concert is a result of an intense cooporation between Efterklang, Massoli and Karsten Fundal, 2012
  • Efterklang touring Europe, US and Australia with different local orchestras, 2012  
  • Collaboration with Oh Land and the National Chamber Orchestra, 2012
  • Collaboration with Tina Dicow and the National Chamber Orchestra, including the concert film True North
  • Collaboration with the Choir of Young Believers and the National Chamber Orchestra: For the White in your Eyes, including a concert film, 2010
  • Collaboration with Efterklang and the Danish National Chamber Orchestra: Performing Parades, including a concert film, 2009 
  • Collaboration with Under Byen and the Danish National Chamber Orchestra, 2005 
  • Music theatre composition 'Gonat min skat', commissioned by Folketatret



  • Carl Prisen 2016 for Best Classical Composition (small ensemble) together w/ Efterklang (Leaves - The Colour of Falling)
  • Jussi Award, Finnish Film Industry, 2012
  • Haakon Boerresen Award, 2009
  • Robert Award, Danish Film Academy, 2007
  • Work grant, Danish National Arts Council, 2005
  • Queen Ingrids Memorial Award, 2005
  • Carl Nielsen Award, 2005
  • Award of the Danish Composers' Society, 1995
  • Hvass Fond grant, 1995
  • Wilhelm Hansen Composer Award, 1994

  • Reumert Award 2016, nomination for Opera of the Year (Leaves)
  • Carl Prisen 2016, nomination for Best Film Score (Bridgend)
  • Hong Kong Filmfestival 2012, nomination for Best Original Score (Excuse Me)
  • Norwegian Film Festival 2010, nomination for Kanon Award (Jernanger)
  • Danish Film Academy 2009, nomination for Best Original Score (Flame & Citron)