Our third Cinematographer for Open Set 2014


Sophie Winqvist

Sophie Winqvist, DFF, is a Swedish cinematographer living in Copenhagen and Mumbai. She has university degree in Art History and graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2009. She is a member of the board of the Danish Association of Cinematographers. She has worked on numerous projects with strong artistic identity, predominantly hybrid films that move between art, documentary, commercial and fiction. In 2013 she shot her first feature film, Aatma, a large scale Bollywood horror in Mumbai, India.

This spring she is working on commercials in Mumbai. A hybrid documentary about identity lost from adoption in Seoul, Korea. A documentary about a car mechanic school for girls in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. A fiction-documentary about the construction of reality in North Korea shot in Sweden and Korea. An art-documentary about the suicide forest at Mount Fuji in Japan. A New Danish Screen art film of a Romeo and Juliet love story between a girl and a Lamborghini. An art film about herd mentality among children as animals in a zoological garden. She is also doing a still photography project on her own in Mumbai, India.

At the Göteborg Film Festival 2014 she has shot the film Hot Chicks by Ninja Thyberg, Silverosa Film.