Who is Pål Jackman?
As a musician he appears under the name Jackman, both as a solo artist and with his own alternative rock trio. In the trio format has with him his brother Morten Jackman on drums and John Lilja on bass. The trio has released an EP and an album, both named Jackman. He has also previously served as the frontman and songwriter in the band Wunderkammer who released two albums.
Jackman has directed shorts and advertising films and received attention for his first short film, Benny – a playful and easygoing film in both style and content. Jackman studied television and direction at the University College in Stavanger, and has also enjoyed significant success with his Gypsy-inspired orchestra Wunderkammer. Jackman and Wunderkammer have also written the score for several shorts and documentaries. Jackman made his feature debut in 2000 with Detector. The film was entered into the 23rd Moscow International Film Festival. He has since written and directed one of the 5 short films in 5 grøss fra Vestlandet and his second feature length film, Jernanger, which premiered in 2009.