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DIRECTOR & PRODUCER

HÅVARD BUSTNES

Director Håvard Bustnes is a multi award winning director and producer. He holds a degree in Directing for Television from the College of Film and TV at Lillehammer, Norway. His new film Golden Dawn Girls premiered in the IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary in November 2017. Earlier films includes Two Raging Grannies, Health Factory and Big John that have traveled around the world on cinema, TV and in the festival circuit. The feature documentary «Big John» won the prestigious national Academy Awards Amanda as best theatrical documentary film. It was also awarded the Best Nordic Documentary Prize at Nordic Panorama. His films have been broadcast on ZDF (Germany), Arte (France), FR (Denmark), NRK (Norway), VPRO (Netherland), Chanel 8 (Israel), ORF (Austria), SVT (Sweden), YLE (Finland), TV4 (Ireland), TVP (Poland), Aljazeera Documentary Chanel (Qatar) and NHK (Japan). His films has been selected to more than 70 festivals all over the world, and two of his films had theatrical release in Norway, Denmark, Taiwan and South Korea.

 

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PRODUCER

CHRISTIAN FALCH

Christian Falch has studied Television Production and has been the CEO and producer for the company Gammaglimt since 2003. Among his most recent production works are Blackhearts (2016), Street of Dreams (2012), The Exorcist in the 21st Century (2012) and The King and the Crook (2015). In addition to his work with Gammaglimt, he works with Håvard Bustnes as a producer for Faction Film. They made the film Two Raging Grannies together in 2013 and are collaborating again on the film Golden Dawn Girls. Gammaglimt has co-produced several international productions from countries such as Iran, Germany, Sweden and France. All films have been shown at numerous festivals and on TV networks across Norway, Europe and in other parts of the world. Falch is a member of the board at the Central Norwegian Film Council and Film Invest Central Norway AS

 

Year of completion: 2017

Length: 94 min + 58 min TV edit

Directed by: Håvard Bustnes

Produced by: Håvard Bustnes and Christian Falch for UpNorth Film

Co-produced by: Jesper Jack for House Of Real (DK) and Liisa Karpo for Napafilms (FIN)

Executive producer: Nick Broomfield

Cinematography: Viggo Knudsen and Lars Skree

Editing: Anders Teigen

 

Composer: Jonas Colstrup

Sound design: Håkon Lammetun

Involved TV channels:

NRK, DR, YLE, SVT, VPRO, CHANNEL 8

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