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Lisa James Larsson

Director

Lisa James Larsson is a half British, half Swedish film and television director, born in Potsdam, Germany and based in Stockholm.

 

Lisa is currently directing the opening block of ‘Victoria 2’ for Mammoth and ITV. Prior to this she directed all 4 episodes of ‘Striking Out’, a new flagship drama for RTE produced by Blinder Films, starring Amy Huberman, Rory Keenan and Neil Morissey.

 

Prior to this, in Sweden, she directed hit feature films ‘Ego’ and ‘Tsastiki’, as well as episodes of Bobby Moresco’s crime drama ‘The 100 Code’ and the finale of NBC’s comedy ‘Welcome to Sweden’.

 

Lisa is a graduate of Film and Television studies at London’s Brunel University and Film Directing and Screenwriting at Stockholm’s Dramatiska Intsitutet. Her short films have won festival awards around the world.


Swedish Representation: Agentfirman

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2020
Production (role):
FATE: THE WINX SAGA (Director)
Company:
Archery Pictures, Cinesite, Rainbow S.p.A.
Project details:
Created by Iginio Straffi.

Starring Abigail Cowen, Danny Griffin and Hannah van der Westhuysen.
Date: 2019
Production (role):
BRITANNIA (Director)
Company:
Amazon Studios, Neal Street Productions, Sky
Project details:
Directed Episode 2.8 and 2.9.
Date: 2019
Production (role):
A SONG FOR MIA (Writer)
Company:
Constantin Television
Project details:
Written alongside Alexander Dydyna, Peer Klehmet and Friederich Oetker.
Date: 2017-2018
Production (role):
STRIKING OUT (Director)
Company:
Blinder Films, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ)
Project details:
Directed Episodes 1.1 to 1.4 in 2017, and then Episodes 2.1 and 2.2 in 2018.
Date: 2017
Production (role):
VICTORIA (Director)
Company:
Mammoth Screen, PBS Masterpiece
Project details:
Directed Episodes titled "A Soldiers Daughter" and "The Green-Eyed Monster".
Date: 2015
Production (role):
WELCOME TO SWEDEN (Director)
Company:
Entertainment One, FLX, Marobru Inc.
Project details:
Directed episodes titled "Sexy Dancing" and "Little Brucie".
Date: 2015
Production (role):
100 CODE (Director)
Company:
Discovery Networks Sweden, Fabrik Entertainment, Red Arrow Studios International
Project details:
Directed episodes titled "The Cop that Hugs", "Nobody Sleeps" and "The Deep Heart's Core".
Date: 2011
Production (role):
ARNE DAHL: MISTERIOSO (VTR Operator)
Company:
Filmlance International AB, Sveriges Television (SVT), Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
Project details:
VTR Operator for Episodes 1.1 and 1.2.
Date: 2008
Production (role):
MELLAN 11 OCH 12 (Director)
Company:
Dramatiska Institutet
Project details:
Directed "Tunnlarna" segment.

TV movie written by Thérèse Ahlbeck and Olivia Demant.
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2015
Production (role):
TSATSIKI, DAD AND THE OLIVE WAR (Director)
Company:
Jarowskij AB
Project details:
Written by Moni Nilsson-Brännström.

Starring Emrik Ekholm, Adam Gutniak and Sara Vilén.
Date: 2013
Production (role):
EGO (Director / Writer)
Company:
Filmlance International AB, Film i Väst, Gothenburg Film Studios
Project details:
Starring Martin Wallström, Mylaine Hedreul and Sissela Kyle.
SHORTS
Date: 2014
Production (role):
CEASAR (Production Assistant)
Company:
BOB Film Sweden AB
Project details:
Written and directed by Jimmy Olsson.
Date: 2012
Production (role):
LIV, LUST & LÅNGTAN (Director / Writer / Casting Department)
Company:
BOB Film Sweden AB
Project details:
Starring Josephine Bornebusch, Sigrid Johnson and Hilda Bergström.
Date: 2010
Production (role):
LITTLE CHILDREN, BIG WORDS (Director / Writer)
Company:
BOB Film Sweden AB
Project details:
Starring Cecilia Milocco, Axel Andersson and Polly Kisch.
Date: 2009
Production (role):
PUSSYFOOTING (Director / Writer)
Company:
Dramatiska Institutet
Project details:
Written alongside Maria Karlsson.
Date: 2008
Production (role):
EN LÅDA FULL AV MINNEN (Director)
Company:
Dramatiska Institutet
Project details:
Written by Maria Karlsson.
Date: 2006
Production (role):
THE TRAIN: A SHORT FILM IN TIME (Producer)
Company:
-
Project details:
Written and directed by Wes Lipman.
Date: 2002
Production (role):
MELONS (Cinematographer / Editor)
Company:
Arts Ed Films
Project details:
Directed by Michael Ferguson.

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): FATE: THE WINX SAGA (Director)
    Company: Archery Pictures, Cinesite, Rainbow S.p.A.
    Project details: Created by Iginio Straffi.

    Starring Abigail Cowen, Danny Griffin and Hannah van der Westhuysen.
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): BRITANNIA (Director)
    Company: Amazon Studios, Neal Street Productions, Sky
    Project details: Directed Episode 2.8 and 2.9.
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): A SONG FOR MIA (Writer)
    Company: Constantin Television
    Project details: Written alongside Alexander Dydyna, Peer Klehmet and Friederich Oetker.
  • Date: 2017-2018
    Production (role): STRIKING OUT (Director)
    Company: Blinder Films, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ)
    Project details: Directed Episodes 1.1 to 1.4 in 2017, and then Episodes 2.1 and 2.2 in 2018.
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): VICTORIA (Director)
    Company: Mammoth Screen, PBS Masterpiece
    Project details: Directed Episodes titled "A Soldiers Daughter" and "The Green-Eyed Monster".
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): WELCOME TO SWEDEN (Director)
    Company: Entertainment One, FLX, Marobru Inc.
    Project details: Directed episodes titled "Sexy Dancing" and "Little Brucie".
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): 100 CODE (Director)
    Company: Discovery Networks Sweden, Fabrik Entertainment, Red Arrow Studios International
    Project details: Directed episodes titled "The Cop that Hugs", "Nobody Sleeps" and "The Deep Heart's Core".
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): ARNE DAHL: MISTERIOSO (VTR Operator)
    Company: Filmlance International AB, Sveriges Television (SVT), Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
    Project details: VTR Operator for Episodes 1.1 and 1.2.
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): MELLAN 11 OCH 12 (Director)
    Company: Dramatiska Institutet
    Project details: Directed "Tunnlarna" segment.

    TV movie written by Thérèse Ahlbeck and Olivia Demant.
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): TSATSIKI, DAD AND THE OLIVE WAR (Director)
    Company: Jarowskij AB
    Project details: Written by Moni Nilsson-Brännström.

    Starring Emrik Ekholm, Adam Gutniak and Sara Vilén.
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): EGO (Director / Writer)
    Company: Filmlance International AB, Film i Väst, Gothenburg Film Studios
    Project details: Starring Martin Wallström, Mylaine Hedreul and Sissela Kyle.
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): CEASAR (Production Assistant)
    Company: BOB Film Sweden AB
    Project details: Written and directed by Jimmy Olsson.
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): LIV, LUST & LÅNGTAN (Director / Writer / Casting Department)
    Company: BOB Film Sweden AB
    Project details: Starring Josephine Bornebusch, Sigrid Johnson and Hilda Bergström.
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): LITTLE CHILDREN, BIG WORDS (Director / Writer)
    Company: BOB Film Sweden AB
    Project details: Starring Cecilia Milocco, Axel Andersson and Polly Kisch.
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): PUSSYFOOTING (Director / Writer)
    Company: Dramatiska Institutet
    Project details: Written alongside Maria Karlsson.
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): EN LÅDA FULL AV MINNEN (Director)
    Company: Dramatiska Institutet
    Project details: Written by Maria Karlsson.
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): THE TRAIN: A SHORT FILM IN TIME (Producer)
    Company: -
    Project details: Written and directed by Wes Lipman.
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): MELONS (Cinematographer / Editor)
    Company: Arts Ed Films
    Project details: Directed by Michael Ferguson.

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