Lisa

Lisa was born in Potsdam – East Germany in 1978, moving to London, less than a year later with her Swedish mother and English father.

Lisa did her degree in Film and Television studies at London’s Brunel University graduating in 2000. She then began working as a freelance camera operator and editor, then joined the screen acting department at Arts Ed London, School of Acting as a full time D.O.P/Editor in 2002.

In Summer 2005 she moved to Stockholm and began studying for a degree in film directing at Dramatiska Institutet (University College of Film, Radio, Television and Theatre).

In October 2008 she completed her graduation film ‘Pussyfooting’, which has screened at festivals all over the world and won the jury award at Young Cinema Art: World Student Film Festival in Poland.

Lisa then went on to complete a masters degree in screenwriting, at Dramatiska Institutet, graduating in December 2009.

In January 2010 she completed her short film ‘Little children, big words’ produced by Bob film Sweden and funded by The Swedish Film Institute, Film in Stockholm, Film in Gävleborg and Film in Dalarna.

‘Little children, big words’ premiered at Palm Springs International shortfest in june 2010, It then went on to win ‘best short film’ at Valladolid film festival in november 2010, resulting in nomination for best short film at the European Film Awards 2011. It has since won 20 awards at film festivals worldwide,  and was shortlisted for Oscar nomination at the Academy Awards 2011.

In Autumn 2011 she made short film ‘Life, Lust & Longing’ produced by Bob Film Sweden, which premiered at Gothenburg International Film Festival in Feb 2012 and was screened on (SVT) Sweden’s public television in Summer 2012.

In Summer 2011 & January 2012 Lisa shot her debut feature ‘EGO’ produced by Filmlance international. EGO was released in cinemas nationwide on Jan 25th 2013 by Nordisk film Distribution.