Morgan Knibbe


Morgan graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy in 2012 with his short experimental film A Twist in The Fabric of Space. It was selected for the IDFA and won a so called Wildcard by the Netherlands Film Fund, which enables a young director to continue creating a personal cinematic language.

His short film Shipwreck was awarded a Silver Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival 2014 (Switzerland). In addition, the film was nominated for a European Film Award, received the Golden Mikeldi for Best Documentary at Zinebi Bilbao (Spain), a Special Jury Mention at AFI FEST (USA), a Special Jury Mention at Camerimage (Poland) and won the main prize for Best Documentary at Flickerfest (Australia).

In 2014 Morgan finished his first feature length film entitled Those Who Feel the Fire Burning, which revolves around the lives of refugees at the borders of Europe. The film has been nominated for Best International Film at IDFA 2014.

Morgan did the cinematography for Shipwreck as well as for Those Who Feel the Fire Burning.