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.