ABOUT JONAS GRIMÅS


Named Cultural Personality of the Year at The Stockholm Cultural Awards in 2011, Jonas is a Swedish film director, writer and producer living in London since 1988.


He won the BAFTA Film Award for best short film with ARTISTEN (The Artist) and was nominated for the same award with MAROONED starring Robert Carlyle.


He has made a name for himself making primetime British crime dramas directing episodes of HAMISH MACBETH, SILENT WITNESS and SECOND SIGHT starring Clive Owen, HOPE & GLORY with Sir Lenny Henry and THE HELLO GIRLS and many others. He was also a principal contributor to ITV’s HEARTBEAT, directing 30 episodes.


Invited back to Sweden he has directed two WALLANDER films: The Tricksters and The Photographer, RADIO SHADOW and THE COMMISSION. He won the prestigious job of adapting and directing Camilla Läckberg best-selling novels and ISPRINSESSAN (The Ice Princess) and PREDIKANTEN (The Preacher) for television.


In the last year he has completed two short films, mentored 15 directors and writers making features and short films at the Met Film School and the London Film School, run his FIRST FILM SUMMER SCHOOL with students from all over the worls and guest lectured at Goldsmith’s and The National Film & Television School.


For complete list of credits and awards please visit his webpage:


www.jonasgrimas.com

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