Graduated from the Danish Film school in 2001, with the Student Academy Award® winning graduation film FEEDING DESIRE. His next short film THIS CHARMING MAN won an Oscar® in the Short Live Action category in 2003. Creator of the first Danish webisode in 2008 the Webby Awards-Honoree PINLY & FLAU. His previous short film JENSEN LIVES HERE gained a nomination nod by annual Robert awards by The Danish Film Academy. His most recent short film ON MY MIND nodded an Academy Award nomination in the Live Action Short-Film category in 2022.
Chairman for the Association of Danish Film Directors in 2010-2013, subsequently Vice-chairman 2013-2015. Co-editor of the Danish Film Directors magazine TAKE 2012-2022.
As an avid short film lover, he has acted as head of program at OFF Odense International Filmfestival in 2012, and jury member at numerous short film festivals including the Clermont-Ferrand & Interfilm Berlin.
Martin Strange-Hansen has a long track record of nurturing and developing new talent as Commissioning Editor at Filmworkshop Copenhagen, Filmworkshop Odense and Filmworkshop Aarhus, as well as a mentoring young filmmakers at several Danish pre-film school talent courses. A voting member of AMPAS® as well as The Danish Film Academy.