Class of 2021, Nominated for Excellence in Sound

In Medias Rush

by Esben Persson, VIA Film & Transmedia

IN MEDIAS RUSH is a journey into the depths of a manic mind. A young man celebrates his birthday while thoughts are multiplying. With an unwilling foot on the accelerator he is heading over the edge.

MSFF 2021 Screening Times

In Medias Rush is screening at MSFF, happening December 28-29, 2021. Our Festival livestream is free, and open to the public. You can watch the film on December 28th, 2021, at 10:15am EST.

Prefer to watch it on your own time? With, our experimental VOD option this year, you can watch all of this year's film slate up to seven days after the Festival ends. Purchase required.

About The Film


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About The Filmmaker

Esben Persson

Esben Persson is a Danish film director and scriptwriter working passionately in the cross-disciplinary field between image, text, and sound.

He was the director of Aarhus Independent Pixels, a Nordic film festival showcasing upcoming artists, and holds a university degree in Multiplatform Storytelling & Production.

Mental illness among young people is a matter close to the heart of Esben Persson. With IN MEDIAS RUSH, marking his debut as a filmmaker, he wishes to contribute to a more free and uncensored conversation on mental illness and its destructive side effects.


-Esben Persson, Director, Writer, Editor, Production Design, Speaker
-Latifa Lykke, Ben Mabrouk, Producer
-Cecilie Creutsberg, Assistant producer
-Lasse Mølsted, Photography, Editor
-Martin Bejder, Composer
-Mads HyeSound, Designer
-Rasmus Bruun Liboriussen, Chief Lighting Technician
-Jonas Lodahl, VFX
-Kristopher Paterson, Colorist
-Jakob Toft Kristensen, Graphic Designer
-Esben Persson, Costume design
-Peter Alexander Bach, Key Cast
-Amanda Overby Drew, Key Cast

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