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Joanna Nordahl

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Maria Nilsdotter – A Swedish Fairytale

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Joanna Nordahl is a multi award-winning film director and artist.

In 2019 she took home Guldägget, the Golden Egg, the most highly respected advertising award in Sweden for "Dear Condom", a big campaign she creative directed, wrote and directed for RFSU. The campaign also landed her a Silver at the Roy Awards in the Best Film category as well as 4 major prizes at the prestigious Sabre Awards in Washington, Including Best marketing to Youth and Best Integrated Social Media. The "Dear Condom" campaign was ranked as the 12th best advertisement in the world out of 5000 international entries.

The most recent film that Nordahl wrote and directed for The Pink Ribbon/Cancerfonden is also getting overwhelming international acclaim. The film played a significant role in breaking the organisation's fundraising record, collecting over 9 million Euros for cancer research in 2019.

Since 2016 Nordahl is the only director to be shortlisted for 4 Swedish Grammys for music video of the year, as well as winning one for her collaboration with dreamy pop act Say Lou Lou. Most recently her euphoric and innovative take on a night out in dance music legend Four Tet's "Teenage Birdsong" landed her a UKMVA nomination for best alternative video.

Nordahl's passion is to tell intimate, empowering stories with emotional force and authenticity, framed by innovative ideas and stunning world class craftmanship. Her commercials, music videos, TV - series, documentaries as well as concert visuals and globally touring stage productions, have garnered her international recognition both as a director and visual artist.Through this wide range of projects Nordahl has collected a deep experience and understanding of film making, and an unconventional, strong point of view.