Anders Engström

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Film, TV & Theatre

Anders Engström was awarded the Venla (Finnish Emmy) for Best Director in 2006 for his project Isabella.  The mini-series also holds four Venla nominations including Best Director, Best Mini-Series, Best Male Lead and Best Female Lead. He won the Finland Film Prize for his debut film The Flag Theft and was Finland’s entry to Prix Italia for Memoirs from a Small Town (produced by Academy Award winning producer Jörn Donner). This series was also awarded the Finnish State Quality Prize. He directed the German/Australian TV feature film Error 2000 starring Rebecca Gibney and Jurgen Prochnow and the Swedish TV-series Anna Holt, directed by Engström, won the Aftonbladet Best TV Series Award. 

Engström directed two Wallander feature films for Henning Mankell’s company Yellowbird and two films of the Irene Huss series both projects distributed by ARD Degeto.  He directed the critically acclaimed mini series Morden produced by SVT and in 2011 he made Finlands domestic 1# box office hit with his theatical film Vares: Kiss of Evil

Most recently, he has directed the first and second season of the Scandinavian noir hit Thicker Than Water and six episodes out of of ten of Jordskott, the critcially acclaimed Nordic mystery thriller which premiered in Sweden in February distributed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment, has been aquired by ITV Encore to be shown in the UK.

 

Television

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THE TUNNEL 3

2017

Kudos / Sky Atlantic

TABOO

2016

Scott Free / Hardy Baker

JORDSKOTT

2015

Palladium Film/ITV Studios Global Ent

ISABELLA

YLE/SVT/NRK/SVENG

WALLANDER
3 Episodes

TV4/ADR/MTV3/SF

BELINDER AUCTIONS

SVT

HEADHUNTERS

SVENG/Channel 4 Finland

INSIDER

Kanal 1 Drama

ANNA HOLT

Kanal 1 Drama

GAZEBO STORIES

A. Engstrom Prods/FST

REDERIET

Kanal 1 Drama

MEMOIRS FROM A SMALL TOWN

J. Donner Productions

LONELY PLANET

FST

HOUSE OF CARDS

Michael Franck Productions

THE FLAG THEFT

Kino Productions

Film

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VARES: THE PATH OF THE RIGHTEOUS MEN

2012

Solar Films

VARES: THE KISS OF EVIL

2011

Solar Films

DEADLY CELL

SVENG/YLE

ERROR 2000

SAT1/ABC Australia

Other

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Language / Driving Licence