Funding from the Swedish Film Institute

Moving Sweden Helen Ahlsson

Helen Ahlsson, born in 1972, became a Film Commissioner on 1 September 2014.


Photo: Johan Bergmark

Since graduating from the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts in Film Production in 2002, Helen has been a producer, since 2005 for production company Tre Vänner. Credits include the Guldbagge-awarded documentary Armwrestler from Solitude (Armbryterskan från Ensamheten – 2004, co-directed with Lisa Munthe), the short film The Parasite (Parasiten – Critic’s Week in Cannes), Guldbagge-awarded That Special Summer (Kid Svensk), and Pure (Till det som är vackert – double Guldbagge winner and voted Best Film in Busan, South Korea).

Helen has also studied photography, journalism and History of Art and has worked as a publishing editor, still photographer and cinema projectionist, as well as being a mentor, a jury member and a popular public speaker.

In 2006 she was appointed by the Swedish Film Institute to be Producer on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival.

Helen Ahlsson

Film Commissioner Moving Sweden

Phone: Tel: +46 8 665 12 26

helen.ahlsson@filminstitutet.se

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