Open Set – director and cinematographer – day 2

Lisa James Larsson (1) 

Sound | Camera | Action


Time to introduce the team for Open Set, day 2 – director Lisa James Larsson and cinematographer Andres Rignell, FSF!


In October 2008 Larsson completed her graduation film ‘Pussyfooting’, which has screened at festivals all over the world and received the jury award at Young Cinema Art: World Student Film Festival in Poland.

Her work also includes ‘Little children, big words’ (2010), which premiered at Palm Springs International short fest in June 2010. The film won ‘best short film’ at Valladolid film festival in November 2010, resulting in a nomination for best short film at the European Film Awards 2011. It has since then won 20 awards at film festivals worldwide, and was shortlisted for an Oscar nomination at the Academy Awards 2011. Autumn 2011 she made the short film ‘Life, Lust & Longing’ produced by Bob Film Sweden, which premiered at Göteborg Film Festival​ in Feb 2012 and was aired on SVT​ in summer 2012.

Larsson’s debut feature ‘Ego’ was released in 2013, and her most recent film is Tsatsiki, Farsan & Olivkriget​ (2015). To see more of her work, visit her website here.


Rignell’s portfolio includes feature films Psalm 21 (2009) and Kommissarie Späck (2010), a parody of Beck, a crime drama, which has earned great success on the North European market. He is also know for his work with commercials, trailers and music videos in various genres. Shooting commercials for multi-national brands like Ericsson, Volvo, Bosch, Nokia and Samsung, has taken him all over Europe, the Middle East and the U.S.

His cinematography skills have kept him busy shooting trailers for all major Swedish TV networks, and he has more than 80 music videos on his CV, and has worked with artists such as Haddaway​, Dr Alban Official​, Michaela de la Cour, Eskobar Official​, Marie Serneholt​, Eric Gadd​, Hammerfall​ Eric Saade​ and Darin​.

He is also a winner of the jury’s special prize in the Nordic/Baltic film festival Vision of Light 2000. Rignell’s latest short movie “Kära pappa (Dear Dad)” is a viral sucess. Watch it here!

To see more of his work, visit his website here.


We are warmly welcoming Lisa and Andres to GoKinema 2016!

The core concept behind GoKinema is the Open Set. Knowledge from the seminars and equipment from the expo are put into action in front of a live studio audience. Open Set´s hand on approach gives a front row seat in the creative and innovative process of filmmaking.