Oscar Hedin, Producer & Founder
Oscar founded Film and Tell in 2010 and prior to that he has made films that have reached large audiences, formed opinions, changed laws and won awards. His film about the soccer team Assyriska during their first year in the Swedish Premier League, A National Team without a Nation (2005), won the Golden Palm at the Beverly Hills Films Festival. My Father is Mentally Disabled (2008), a film about children of mentally handicapped parents, was nominated for the Red Cross Journalism Award. Aching Heart (2007), focusing on young Swedish men who dedicate their lives to Allah, was nominated for a Guldbagge, Prix Europa and Ikaros, and the film won the Amulet. In Shame & Honor (2009) he brought homosexuals in honor cultures to the public’s attention and the in the main protagonists won the honorary prize at the Swedish Gay Gala 2010. Hate and The Triangle of Death (2004) a film focusing on the illegal hunting of wolves led to a convicting sentence, and Oscar Hedin received the Swedish Environmental Journalists’ Honorary Award.
His reportage on charlatanry in psychiatric care led to changes in legislation and his reporting on Sandvik’s and Atlas Copco’s involvement in the gold industry in Ghana spurred several investigations and forced managers to resign. The Forgotten Girls (2001), a documentary shining light on FMG, started a storm of public opinion and was acknowledged with a Save the Children Journalist Award-nomination. Oscar has attended the European producers’ training Eurodoc.
Favourite documentaries: Le chagrin et la pitié, Hearts and Minds, Paradise Lost Trilogy, Armadillo and The Act of Killing
Emilie Tilstam, Producer
Emilie has a Bachelor degree in Economics and Political Science from Uppsala University and l’Institut de Sciences Politiques Paris. Her interest in social issues began when she founded a Red Cross association at her school as a 16-year old. Since then she has worked with project management and fundraising for various organisations such as the European Youth Parliament and the Swedish Association of International Affairs. Her work to engage young people in EU-affairs has been awarded with the European Charlemagne Youth Prize.
Favourite documentaries: Pumping Iron and Grey Gardens
Therese Aziz, Producer
Therese is an international producer with a background in corporate video, short and feature length independent fiction films. She has collaborated with filmmakers across Europe and worked with large brands and organisations such as Red Pull, P&G, Unicef and Sightsavers. After 10 years studying and working around Europe she joined the Film and Tell family in March 2017. Therese has a BA in Arts from The American University of Paris and she graduated with honors from Goldsmiths University where completed her MA in filmmaking.
Favourite documentaries: Black Fish and The thin blue line
Erik Rockborn, Producer
Erik has worked at the Politics and Trade departments at the Swedish Embassy in Hanoi, as well as the American Embassy in Stockholm. He has two Bachelor degrees, one from Stockholm School of Economics (Handelshögskolan) and one in Political Science from Uppsala University. During his studies he worked simultaneously as a journalist, was a manager of the largest international student project in Scandinavia, Project China, and won the Swedish final of Pernod Ricard’s International Spirit of Entrepreneurs Business Game.
Favourite documentary: Earthlings
Anna Lindgren, Office & Communications Manager
Before joining the Film and Tell team in 2017 Anna worked as a freelance writer and project manager as well as a copywriter at an advertising agency. Throughout her career, she has worked in various fields and published two books. With several years in the service & hospitality industry, Anna also knows how to plan large scale events, and how procedures and strategies are implemented. Anna studied Political Science and Economy at the Stockholm University. She also has the diploma from Poppius journalism school.
Favourite documentary: Last men in Aleppo
Charlie Holmstedt, Junior Editor
Charlie joined Film and Tell in 2017. He holds a bachelor in Culture, Society and Media production from Linköping University. He has mainly worked with photography on a freelance basis, producing photos for found object artist Chris MacDonald. Charlie has also produced radio pieces for Sveriges Radio.
Favourite documentaries: Tongues Untied, Paris is Burning and I skuggan av fantomen (radio).