Feature Film Commissioner Madeleine Ekman
As of 2 May 2018 Madeleine Ekman is the Feature Film Commissioner for the Swedish Film Institute.
She joins the Film Institute from Zentropa Sweden where she was CEO. Among many films she produced Lars Von Triers trilogy Antichrist, Melancholia and Nymphomaniac, Susanne Bier's Academy Award-winning In a Better World, Thomas Vinterberg's The Hunt and Nikolaj Arcel's A Royal Affair (the last two were both Oscar nominated for Best Foreign Language Film).
As CEO of Zentropa Sweden, she was a prominent figure in the development and growth of the company's Swedish operations and has worked with a number of Swedish filmmakers. In 2016 she was awarded a Swedish Guldbagge for Best Film for Magnus Van Horn’s feature debut Efterskalv (The Here After)
Published 16 May 2018