When he returned to Denmark in the early 90s, he directed, among other things. documentaries, educational films, music videos, commercials, short films, tv-series and feature films.
In 1995, Jørn Faurschou debuted as director with Denmark’s first sci-fi film, the “Bodil” and “Robert”-winning thriller “BodySwitch”, and has since directed Denmark’s first children’s action film, the successful and award-winning children’s film “Albert”.
In the late 90s, he was hired freelance on DR-Drama and directed several episodes of the tv-series “Taxi”. In 2001, Jørn Faurschou was a consultant and director on the tv-series “Unit One”, where one of his episodes won Danish Television Drama Department’s first “International Emmy Award” in New York. A few years later he again won an “International Emmy Award” for Denmark with the tv-series “The Eagle”.
That same year, he was headhunted by a Swedish production company to direct and conceptualize Scandinavia’s most expensive television series, a 12-episode film series about the Swedish crime officer “Wallander”.
In addition to directing films and television series, he has taught actors in film plays both in Denmark and abroad. He has written manuscripts, worked as a script doctor, directed theater, participated in film and cultural think tanks.
In 2005, Jørn Faurschou founded Denmark’s first professional film actress school at the Odsherred Theater Center and a film line at Krogerup Folk Highschool in North Zealand.