International Department
Still from Nelly Rapp - Monsteragent. Nelly Rapp and Roberta standing close in Robertas café.
Nelly Rapp - Monster Agent. Photo Per Larsson (C) AB Svensk Filmindustri. The film is selected for competition in the section Generation at Berlinale 2021.

Welcome to the world of Swedish films!

On this page you will be able to contact staff members of the Swedish Film Institute in order to arrange meetings during the European Film Market 2021.

Below you will find an updated version of our catalogue Swedish Film, presenting new and coming Swedish features, documentaries and short films in pdf format.

Swedish Film Catalogue

Swedish Film is our catalogue that we release three times a year in connection with some of the major festivals. Swedish Film is an important way for us to inform an international audience about new and upcoming films ready to hit international festivals and markets.

Contact/Book a meeting

We will be happy to meet with you during EFM 2021.
Click the header and then please send an e-mail to the person with whom you want to book an online meeting (Zoom).

Berlin 2021 Webinars

Please join Anna Serner, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute, for a conversation about intersectionality in practice, with guests who are shaping the landscape of the film industry.

Who Counts?

Time: Mon, March 1, 2pm-3pm (CET)

Description:

The conversation will highlight tools and best practices that the audience can incorporate into their businesses daily and strategically, focusing on strategies and methods for working towards equity and against discrimination in film and television.

The event marks the international launch of the Swedish Film Institute’s report Which Women?, which looks at the impact of ethnicity, race, age and gender, on working conditions for women of color in the Swedish film industry. The findings will be discussed by Anna Serner and researcher Ylva Habel, Assistant Professor at Södertörn Högskola in Stockholm, Sweden.

Panelists:

Effie T. Brown CEO, Gamechanger Films; Producer, Dear White People, Real Women Have Curves

Dr. Emilia Roig Executive Director, Center for Intersectional Justice

Matthijs Wouter Knol Director of the European Film Academy; former Director of the European Film Market

► Watch the webinar:

 

Together with our colleagues under the Scandinavian Films umbrella (Danish Film Institute, Finnish Film Foundation, Icelandic Film Centre and Norwegian Film Institute) we are hosting three exciting webinars during the EFM, all moderated by Wendy Mitchell.

The webinars are free. Find the links below. 

Joining Forces: Collaborating for Strong Co-Productions 

Time: Tues, March 2, 11-noon CET 

Description: 

How are producers and funders thinking about the smartest and most successful co-productions for 2021 and coming years? Experts talk about the benefit of tapping into financial incentives as well as finding the right creative collaborators. Producers offer practical advice from recent and upcoming high-profile co-productions including Flee, Triangle of Sadness and Daniel. 

Speakers: 

Liselott Forsman, CEO, Nordisk Film & TV Fond (Finland)  

Mike Goodridge, founder and producer, Good Chaos (UK) 

Monica Hellstrom, producer, Final Cut for Real (Denmark) 

Gudny Hummelvoll, producer, Hummefilm, and president, European Producers Club (Norway) 

Riina Sildos, founder and producer, Amrion Productions (Estonia) 

Moderator: Wendy Mitchell, journalist and film festival consultant (UK) 

► Watch the webinar:

The Kids Are All Right: The Boom in Family Films 

Time: Weds, March 3, 11-noon CET 

Description: 

Children’s and family films, both live action and animation, have been audience favourites for years at the box-office. Now youth films are also much in demand on digital platforms. The experts address what kinds of kids’ films are the hottest sellers, what are the trends in storytelling for children, and what are the secrets for how these films cut through the noise to reach their target audience (and their parents). 

Speakers: 

Linda Hambäck, director and founder, LEE Film (Sweden) 

Venla Hellstedt, partner and producer, Tuffi Films (Finland) 

Solveig Langeland, founder and Managing Director, Sola Media (Germany) 

Maryanne Redpath, Head of Berlinale Generation (Germany) 

Kirstine Vinderskov, Channel Editor, Nordisk Film (Denmark)  

Moderator: Wendy Mitchell, journalist and film festival consultant (UK) 

► Watch the webinar:

Deal or No Deal: Demystifying International Sales 

Time: Thurs, March 4, 11-noon CET 

Description:  

What do producers need to know about working with international sales companies -- how do you find the right fit for your film and how do you best work with your sales agent throughout the process? What kinds of projects are selling well in 2021, and how can sellers create buzz with debut features by unknown talents? How is the changing festival landscape of 2021 and beyond impacted sales?  

Speakers: 

Wendy Bernfeld, founder and CEO, Rights Stuff (Netherlands) 

Rikke Ennis, founder and CEO, REinvent (Denmark) 

Signe Leick Jensen, producer and co-founder, Toolbox Film (Denmark)  

Heather Millard, Head of International Productions & Financing, Compass Films (Iceland) 

Jan Naszewski, founder and CEO, New Europe Film Sales (Poland)  

Moderator: Wendy Mitchell, journalist and film festival consultant (UK) 

► Watch the webinar:

Please also take time to visit our Nordic Colleagues


Danish Film Institute
https://www.dfi.dk/en


Norwegian Film Institute
https://www.nfi.no/eng


Icelandic Film Centre
http://www.icelandicfilmcentre.is/


Finnish Film Foundation
https://www.ses.fi/en/


Scandinavian Films
https://scandinavianfilms.org/

Co-Producing With the Nordic Countries
Find out all the essentials when it comes to co-producing with Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway!

Contacts are listed as follow


International Department

SteffenAndersen-Moller

Steffen Andersen-Moller

Head of Department

Phone: +46 8 665 11 49

steffen.andersen-moller@filminstitutet.se

Petter Mattsson

Petter Mattsson

Festival Manager, Feature Films

Phone: +46 8 665 11 34

petter.mattsson@filminstitutet.se

Tsappos Theo

Theo Tsappos

Festival Manager, Feature Films

Phone: +46 8 665 11 33

theo.tsappos@filminstitutet.se

Sara Ruster

Sara Rüster

Festival Manager, Docs and Shorts

Phone: +46 8 665 11 41

sara.ruster@filminstitutet.se

Jing Haase

Jing Haase

Festival Manager, Shorts and Docs

Phone: +46 8 665 11 43

jing.haase@filminstitutet.se

Josefina Mothander

Josefina Mothander

Festival Manager, Shorts and Docs

Phone: +46 8 665 12 67

josefina.mothander@filminstitutet.se

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