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About Tiny Lumberjack Film
Tiny Lumberjack AB is based in Lund, in the south of Sweden, and consists of Marcus A. Olsson and Thérèse Ahlbeck.
Together, Marcus A. Olsson and Thérèse Ahlbeck 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.
Some of our highlights...
- 2000 "Major & minor Miracles", starring Brasse Brännström, received an Oscar-nomination for best short film (live action)
- 2002 - Winner of Prix Europa for "The Marriage of Gustav III" with script by Klas Östergren.
- 2009 - Directing the first season of TV4's crime classic "The Sandhamn murders"
- 2010 - The short film "Platform #2" is released in theaters nationwide in Sweden.
- 2010 - "Janna & Liv" is nominated for an honorary Academy Award ("Student-Oscars").
- 2014 - "Lost in Stångby" premieres and kicks off its festival tour by qualifying for the Oscars in 2015.
- 2015 - "Platform #2" is picked up for release in Japan!