Check out photographer Jenny Källman's site.
Four anti-drug short films will premiere at knarkärbajs.nu (drugs are shit) as well as on MTV on July 7:th. The films are Bananfesten (The Banana Party) by Amir Chamdin, Nattbad (Night Bath) by Ruben Östlund, Den tunna bruna linjen (The Thin Brown Line), by Filip Tellander and Kalle Wahlström and Tjejsnack (Girltalk), a documentary by Hanna Heilborn and David Aronowitch.
In the meantime, check out the previous Knark är bajs-campaigns at Futurniture.
Real/Unreal is an exhibition at Kulturhuset showing photos of the USA 1966-2003 by photo journalist Hasse Persson. Featured amongst the more than hundered photos are Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bob Dylan, Alfred Hitchcock, Larry Hagman, Muhammad Ali, Claes Oldenburg and a series of pictures from Studio 54. The exhibition is open January 27-March 22, more info here.
New site for production company Mulufilm, who are currently ”making a skateboard film from a skateboard summercamp in Sweden 1985. Rare footage showing Tony Hawk doing his first ’720’ Rodney Mullen doing his first ’Impossible’ and Mike McGill doing his first ’McTwist’. Skateboard history written in Sweden.”
Swedens second largest cinema operator Sandrews was recently bought by Triangelfilm and renamed ”Astoria”. Stockholm DesignLab created not only a new logo but website, interior design, displays etc. As always, Stockholm DesignLab delivers top of the line-work. Check out the excellent new title sequence here (highres .mov) or here (lowres .mpg) Logo, webscreenshot and other press material here. More info at CAP&Design
Allmänna Galleriet 925 is seeking proposals for digitally produced, low budget films between 1 and 10 minutes in length.
3–5 films will be commissioned. The budget range is 5.000–50.000 sek depending on the nature of the project. Application Deadline: 5 pm, January 13, 2006. Go to the site for more information.
Sweden’s finest motion graphics designers Stylewar updates their portfolio site with seven new commercials. If you haven’t seen this site before, take your time and look through the different sections, lots of nice work.
SVT (Swedish Television) launched the project ”Open Archive” in March this year, making clips and programs from the past available online.
On account of the Bob Dylan documentary by Scorsese airing tonight, they’ve added two amusing clips of his arrival in Sweden 1978. Clip 1 and Clip 2.
Also check out this clip (in Swedish) from the opening of Ikea in Stockholm 1965 and this bunch of clips on Ingmar Bergman.
The brand new Ingmar Bergman site has already been mentioned in a lot of places, but in case you missed it; here it is. The site was designed by Futurniture. ”English version to be launched in January 2006. Meanwhile, browse the site anyway! Even if you don't understand Swedish, it'll be fun. There are pictures, for example.”