THE COLLECTIVE

We know Lofoten

 

After collecting decades worth of experience, producing high-end content in the Arctic, we figured that we would gather the film forces of Lofoten. The result is Lofoten Film Collective. Our bios have keywords like ski touring, northern lights, surfing, and climbing. Both running around making films and on our days off, you’re most likely to find us outside in the unique nature of the Lofoten Islands.

 

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Cinematographer / Focus Puller / Editor

Edvart Falch Alsos is a Cinematographer and Editor from Lofoten. He studied at Westerdals Høyskole and currently works at Nordland College of Art and Film. He is experienced as a Cinematographer from working in the film industry in Oslo.

Producer / Coordinator / Researcher / First AD

Simone has one leg in Copenhagen and one in Lofoten. She offers a combination of years of experience in film production, adventure and nature, with a Bachelor in Media Production and Management, a Master in Culture and Communication and a degree in Nature Guiding.

Director

Christina Lande  is a Script Writer and Director. She studied film at Westerdals in Oslo and NTNU in Trondheim, as well as literature,  film and theater at the University in Agder.

Photographer / Director

Eivind has made films and photos since childhood. For two decades professionally as a visual artist, specializing in long-term documentary narratives. He is deeply rooted in the journalistic tradition, yet attaining an uncommon photographic freedom.

Producer / Coordinator / Journalist

Erica's backgound is from media, journalism, the film- and music industry. She has had many different engagements in short-, documentary- and feature film. She is now specializing as a producer. Her Sami (indigenous) herritage is important, both personally and professionally.

Director /  Producer / Drone Pilot 

Peter has been directing and producing films in Northern Norway for more than three years. He was a qualified commercial drone pilot in the UK before moving to Norway in 2019 to use his skills in a more dramatic landscape and uses an Ikelite underwater camera housing to get closer to all things ocean.

Director

Trygve has a background in visual arts, and is based in Lofoten after 15 years abroad. As a Director he is especially fond of the art of instructing actors and performers. In his own films he is on both sides of the camera. 

Writer / Producer

Gisle studied as a Film Producer at the Norwegian Film School. He works as a professional Script Writer for Disney, and other film projects.

Cinematographer / Producer /  Director

Inge is an award-winning Director, Producer and Cinematographer, based in Kabelvåg, Lofoten. He studied film at Nordland College of Film & Art and has a passion for extreme sports, nature and the environment.

Director / Cinematographer / Editor

Mats is a multi-talented Director, Cinematographer and Editor. As a journalist he knows how to bring a good story to life. This skill, combined with a well trained eye, assures you get interesting stories with great visuals.

Producer

Born and raised in the Lofoten Islands, Yngvar is the Collective’s local spearhead, with broad experience from production and location management. More than any, he has a solid network across the islands and knows every corner and local guideline.

Photographer / Drone Pilot

Always with a smile on his face and the most helpful hand on a film set. 'Kuba' is a dedicated Photographer, Drone Pilot and Camera Operator.

Director

Kaia is a Writer, Director and Producer, living in Kabelvåg, Lofoten. She studied film at the Nordland College of Art and Film.

Cinematographer

Director / Producer / Editor

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Producer

Rune is one of the most experienced producers in the north. With several feature films and tv-series on his record, he knows all about the larger productions.

Director

Aaslaug is the founder and CEO of Villa Lofoten. She works as a Producer and Director, and she curates the program Villa Lofoten AIR (Artists in Residence).

 

Laurens is originally from Stuttgart, but now live in Tromsø. He reasently finished his film studies at Nordland College of Art & Film, and he views working with film as orchestration of photography, literature, painting, soundscape, music, architecture and more.

Martin is a cinematographer with a second home in Lofoten; an oil tank, rebuild into a house. He won the award for Best Cinematography at the European Film Awards 2018, and have shot several feature films, tv-series and documentaries.