FSF Case study – Sparrows

DATE: February 1
TIME: 15.30 – 17.00
VENUE: Studio 3, Gothenburg Studios


Swedish Society of Cinematographers (FSF) presents a seminar about the creative process of visual expression between Cinematographer Sophia Olsson and Director Runar Runarsson. This year featuring Iceland-set Sparrows (“Þrestir”); a critically praised coming-of-age tale set against majestic scenery, and a big-time winner of 10 international awards, including the main prize at San Sebastian. http://www.screendaily.com/festivals/sparrows-wins-top-prize-at-les-arcs-room-wins-audience-award/5098258.article

Runarsson (praised in Cannes for “Volcano” 2011) and Olsson (“Beast”, “Volcano” and “The weight of Elephants”) met at The National Film School of Denmark. Their talk will include building a creative trust, defining the visual style, finding the essence and enhancing the interpretation of mood and message in each scene.


Sparrows will be screened at Göteborg Film Festival the following times:

Sunday, January 31, 17.30 – Draken
Monday, February 1, 12.45 – Folkteatern
Tuesday, February 2, 21.00 – Biopalatset 1
Saturday, February 6, 12.30 – Frölunda Kulturhus