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Mikael Persbrandt no longer Beck’s sidekick Gunvald

Mikael Persbrandt no longer Beck’s sidekick Gunvald

The Swedish actor, soon to be seen in three international features, leaves the Beck TV series after almost 20 years  

21/01/2016 | People | Sweden

The whole world celebrates Ingrid Bergman’s birthday

The whole world celebrates Ingrid Bergman’s birthday

After Cannes, Sweden marks the Swedish Hollywood actress’ 100th birthday on 29 August – Europe and the world will follow  

01/07/2015 | People | Sweden

The Swedish secretary and journalist who sold 144 million books worldwide

The Swedish secretary and journalist who sold 144 million books worldwide

SVT has produced a three-part documentary about Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, whose stories have fed more than 70 features  

24/11/2014 | People | Sweden

Suzanne Osten becomes Sweden’s first film ambassador

Suzanne Osten becomes Sweden’s first film ambassador

Having been the head of Stockholm’s Unga Klara theatre company since 1975, the writer-director of theatre and film will now promote children’s film in Sweden  

21/11/2014 | People | Sweden

At 70, Sweden’s Hello Baby is celebrated by the SFI

At 70, Sweden’s Hello Baby is celebrated by the SFI

The Swedish Film Institute celebrates artist and writer-actress-director Marie-Louise Ekman by showing her latest film  

03/11/2014 | People | Sweden

Malik Bendjelloul passes away

Malik Bendjelloul passes away

Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, whose Searching for Sugar Man won an Oscar for Best Documentary last year, was 36  

14/05/2014 | People | Sweden

Rossi returns to Finnish Film Foundation - Westerberg joins Svensk

Rossi returns to Finnish Film Foundation - Westerberg joins Svensk

Finnish cinematographer-producer Petri Rossi becomes the foundation’s new head of production and development – Swedish management expert Frida Westerberg takes over as coo at Svensk Filmindustri  

22/01/2014 | People | Finland/Sweden

Possne leaves Sonet after 29 years and more than 70 productions

Possne leaves Sonet after 29 years and more than 70 productions

Swedish producer Peter Possne, whose most recent film Nobody Owns Me went straight to the top on the local charts, “simply wants to do something else with his life”  

03/12/2013 | People | Sweden/Norway

WHAM BAM: Baker Karim takes over as Swedish film commissioner

WHAM BAM: Baker Karim takes over as Swedish film commissioner

The Uganda-born, US-educated writer-director-cinematographer heralds a new era when he starts his new job at the Swedish Film Institute  

25/10/2013 | People | Sweden

Headhunters paved the way for two Tyldum Hollywood assignments

Headhunters paved the way for two Tyldum Hollywood assignments

Norwegian director Morten Tyldum will direct The Imitation Game and Ghostman, while Swedish director Jesper Ganslandt has been signed for Mission: Blacklist  

04/07/2013 | People | Norway/Sweden

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