Ronnie Sandahl

Writer/Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Nick Hitchcock
Agent: Natasha Galloway
Assistant: Talia Tobias

Film, TV & Theatre

Ronnie Sandahl, born in 1984, is a Swedish screenwriter, director, and novelist with a background in journalism.

After two acclaimed short films, Sandahl debuted with his first feature, UNDERDOG, in 2014. The film was honored with a dozen prestigious awards on the festival circuit before winning the Swedish Oscar.

His most recent screenplay BORG/MCENROE, directed by Janus Metz, starring Shia LaBeouf and Sverrir Gudnason, was the opening film at the Toronto International Film Festival last year and was nominated for 10 Swedish Oscars.

In Development

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PERFECT

2019

Pulse / Riverstone

TIGERS

2019

Another Park Film / SFI

UNDER THE SHADOW

2019

Wigwam / Riverstone

GARBO

2019

SF Studios

Film

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BORG VS MCENROE

2017

Tre Vänner/SF Studios

Directed by Janus Metz, BORG VS MCENROE portrays the life of Swedish tennis player Björn Borg and his infamous rivalry with fellow tennis legend John McEnroe. The film opened the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival

UNDERDOG (Svenskjävel)

2014

Anagram Film

Written and Directed by Ronnie. UNDERDOG won the Critics' Choice Award and received a Special Mention Award for Best Internation Feature at the 2014 Zurich Film Festival; won Best Script at the Aubagne International Film Festival; and won a Gold Hugo in the New Directors Competition at the Chicago International Film Festival that same year. UNDERDOG was also nominated for Best Screenplay at the Guldbagge Awards; the New Talent Award at CPH PIX; the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film at Goteborg Film Festival; a Crystal Arrow at the Les Arcs European Film Festival; and for a Golden Eye Award for best international film and the Zurich Film Festival

Short Films

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THE ROUTE 43 MIRACLE

2012

Cinenic Film

Written and Directed by Ronnie Sandahl, THE ROUTE 43 MIRACLE was nominated for the Golden Pardino - Leopards of Tomorrow International Competition at the Locarno International Film Festival in 2012

LYCKLIGA JAVEL

2011

Cinenic Film

When two people share a taxi after a partner change that went wrong, an argument ensues that reveals a series of unpleasant truths. LYCKLIGA JAVEL screened at the Gothenburg Film Festival in 2011