Kristina Åberg is the producer behind films such as Swoon, The Nile Hilton Incident and She Monkeys. On Monday, August 26, she will participate in the Swedish film industry conference Carl Film Forum for a masterclass. In connection to this, it is also announced that Kristina will be appointed as ambassador for the gender equality project Wom@rts.
Wom@rts is a European project that works for gender equality in creative industries. The project has a number of prominent European artists and cultural personalities involved as ambassadors, giving lectures all over Europe. As part of the Carl International Film Festival and Carl Film Forum’s collaboration with WIFT Nordic (Women in Film & Television), Kristina Åberg is invited to become an ambassador and to hold a masterclass during the industry conference Carl Film Forum August 26, 2019.
Kristina Åberg is a film producer and CEO of the production company Atmo. She has a background as a journalist where, among other things, she worked as a reporter in the Middle East, Bosnia, South Africa. Kristina has produced films such as She Monkeys (Lisa Aschan), Videocracy (Erik Gandini), and The Nile Hilton Incident (Tarik Saleh) which inaugurated the first edition of the Carl International Film Festival in 2017. Most recently, Kristina has produced Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein’s magnificent romantic drama in fun-fair environment Swoon, which the festival screen as an open air screening on August 26.
The third edition of the Carl Film Forum will be held on 26-27 August 2019. The two days consist of talks, presentations and masterclasses with accredited film and television industry. This year’s theme is “Masters, Investors and Gatekeepers” aiming at building relationships between private investors, producers and legal. About 90 participants are expected to attend the forum. The Carl Film Forum is being held in parallel with the Carl International Film Festival, held August 23-28.
Wom@rts, with support from Creative Europe