We tell stories.
TINY LUMBERJACK is based in Lund, in the south of Sweden, and consists of Thérèse Ahlbeck and Marcus A. Olsson.
Together, Thérèse Ahlbeck and Marcus A. Olsson have a wide range of television shows (The Marriage of Gustav III, The Brokers, The Sandhamn Murders, The Fjällbacka Murders) and more than 15 award-winning short films in their portfolio, two of which have been nominated for Oscars ("Major & minor Miracles" 2000 Direction: Marcus A. Olsson and "Janna & Liv" 2010 Direction: Thérèse Ahlbeck).
With a background as journalist, Thérèse Ahlbeck has worked both as host, reporter and producer on Swedish National Radio, as well as on Swedish National Television (SVT). She is a diligently engaged dramaturgist and also teaches directing at the Skurup Film School.
Marcus A. Olsson is one of the members of the celebrated comedy group Varanteatern, who later became Varan-TV. With an origin in the comedic tradition, he succeeds in all his productions to combine humor with a human touch, a quality that has generated several prestigious awards over the years.
In 2016 Thérèse Ahlbeck was awarded the cultural prize of city of Kristianstad, with the motivation:
Thérèse Ahlbeck has, since she graduated from the Swedish National Filmschool, directed short films that has received recognition and awards both nationally as well as internationally.
She tells stories that affect the audience and is inspired by her childhood nature surroundings – the amazing landscape around Kristianstad, that has shaped people living there, both historically as well as in modern time. She is currently working on a feature project that emphasizes a contemporary issue, set in a historical perspective.
With great talent, skills and profound sharp-sightedness she portrays stories and characters with intelligence and humor and is, through her work, an outstanding ambassador for Kristianstad.