THIS IS US

 
 
 

Johan Matton

Founder  I  Producer  I  CEO

Swedish award-winning writer and producer Johan Matton has contributed to the independent film community in New York with several different projects amongst them the documentary Lives of Bernard Herrmann, FEMME, The Philosopher King and Till We Meet Again, which obtained worldwide distribution and a limited theatrical release in the US. Johan have worked with well-established filmmakers and DPs such as Lance Kuhns and Anna Franquesa Solano and actors such as Edie Falco, Olivia Luccardi, Reed Birney, Alec Baldwin and Becky Ann Baker. His films have won awards and screened at over 70 film festivals around the world. Johan worked as the head content producer for Snapchat producing the official Olympics 2018 in public Snapchat channel. The first Swedish official Snapchat channel ever launched. Outside of making films Johan is involved in multiple charity organizations, has traveled through almost all South East Asian countries, volunteering with Soi Dogs in Phuket, taking vegan cooking classes in Bangkok and visiting meditation centers in Tibet. Johan is the festival director and founder of Nordic International Film Festival and is actively working to build relationships between Scandinavian and US film makers. Johan continues to both produce and act in independent films both in New York, Asia, and Europe through his production company Changing Film Productions or as a freelance producer. He is helping all projects to achieve their vision and goals.

 
 

Linnea Larsdotter

Producer  I  CONTENT CREATOR

Linnea Larsdotter is used to work both behind and in front of the camera. Her strengths as a producer include everything visual, from location scouting to graphic design. Linnea was one of the co-producers of the multiple award-winning films Till We Meet Again, which she also acted in, and was awarded 'Best Actress' for her performance. Her visual concepts have helped find both investors and distribution for feature films and series both internationally and domestically. Linnea has worked as a producer in the US, in Asia and Sweden, and her ability to adapt to both location and budget is a great benefit for any production. She has also worked as a copywriter at Cycle Media, and launched the first ever Swedish SnapChat channel for Eurosport, covering the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang.

Linnea is a Founder and Creative Director of Nordic International Film Festival in New York, a festival with the focus on the filmmakers.

 
 

Ingrid Rudefors

PROJECT MANAGER

Ingrid Rudefors is the former head of Stockholm Film Commission.  Ingrid started out as production coordinator in New York in the early 1990s working on feature films with directors like Hal Hartley and Mike Figgies and producers like Eric Fellner and Ted Hope. After moving back to Sweden in the mid-90s she worked as line producer and PM on several award-winning Swedish feature films. During 2010 -2015 she served on the board of directors for “Association of film commissioners Int.”, which has giving her a network of film industry friends from all over the world.  

Ingrid has also written three screen-plays with grants from the Swedish Film Institute and directed and produced six award-winning short films.

She has programmed for many renowned festivals including Long Beach International Film Festival and Sonoma Film Festival.