Sara Broos receiving the Bo Widerberg Award 2014.

Sara Broos. Photo by Joakim Roos.

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Broos Film is an independent production company for documentaries, essay films, art installations and music videos. Run by Sara Broos. Founded in 2003. It is also a place for workshops and masterclasses on film, art and philosophy in the countryside in Sweden.

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Contact: broosfilm@gmail.com

+46 (0) 70 6807767

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Sara Broos, Swedish director and producer based in Sunne Sweden and Berlin.

She makes author-driven personal films and runs the production company Broos Film.

She has directed and produced short films, video installations and documentaries.

She has received several awards as a filmmaker and her first feature length documentary, For You Naked (2012) received The Dragon Award at Gothenburg Film Festival and Best Nordic Documentary at Nordic Docs in Norway. Her latest film Reflections (2016) a mother daughter relationship has been shown in competition at Gothenburg Film Festival, Tempo Documentary Festival and Krakow Film Festival.

Her films have been produced in co-production with Swedish Television and Region Värmland and with support from The Swedish Film Institute and The Swedish Arts Grants Committee. Screened at festivals like Karlovy Vary, Idfa, Tribeca Film Festival, Krakow Film Festival, Vilnius Film Festival, Kiev Short Film Festival, Planet Doc, Doc Point, Sao Paolo, St Petersburg, etc. She is also head of an advanced level script writing course at Alma Löv Museum.

Filmography

1999 Alma Löv Story Documentary

2002 I am beautiful Video installation

2003 Time To Be Short Fiction

2004 Stories from life Video installation

2005 One More Exp

2005 Watching Exp

2005 Cry On co - Music Video

2006 Roadside Short Fiction

2007 Shooting Star Exp2008 I dont know much Exp

2008 Time To Go Exp

2009 The Letters Video Installation

2011 Scenes From The Countryside, Documentary

2012 For You Naked Documentary, 74 min

2015 Homeland, Short documentary, 14 min

2016 Reflections Documentary 76 min

2021 Shards (in production) Essay Film

Awards

1995 National essay competition LO (workers organization)

1996 Sven O Andersson's Journalist Prize Stockholm

1996 1st Prize National Essay competition (Edbergstifelsen)

1997 Nomination Literary Award (Little August Prize)

1997 Scholarship Gymnasienämnden Karlstad

1998 First price Essay Competition European Council

1998 Prize for work against racism - Swedish Government

2005 Time To Be - Best Short Film Copenhagen Short Film Festival

2006 Film Star Film in Värmland Regional Film Commission Karlstad

2009 First prize SVT (Swedish Television) Pitch Competition Stockholm

2012 Dragon Award Best Swedish Documentary Gothenburg Film Festival

2013 Best Nordic Documentary Nordic Docs Fredrikstad

2013 Special Jury Mention For You Naked Side By Side St Petersburg

2013 Grant Swedish Arts Grants Committee

2013 Special Jury Mention For You Naked Copenhagen Mix

2013 The Wettergren Scholarship for Education

2014 Bo Widerberg Prize

2015 Gustaf Fröding Prize

2020 Helmiastiftelsen, Culture Prize

Education

1997 History of ideas Lund University

1997 Human Ecology and sustainability Lund University

1998 European History & Politics Malmö University

2000 BA Honors Literature Lund University

2001 MA Journalism Stockholm University (JMK)

2005 Cinema Studies Karlstad University

2005 Screenwriting 20 p Valand Academy

2009 MA Teacher Education Karlstad University

2012 MA Honors Personal Storytelling Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts

Courses and workshops

1998 Project management European Council Bonn, Germany

2004 Screenwriting course David Wingate, Trollhättan

2004 Berlinale Talent Campus, Berlin

2004 Film Genres Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts

2005 Screenwriting for Interactive Media Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts

2007 Structure Masterclass John Truby Stockholm

2008 Sources2 - Screenwriting / development

2008 Story Seminar Robert McKee Stockholm

2009 Pitch training Harry Gutormsen National Film School of Denmark

2010 Directing Pernille Grumme National Film School of Denmark

2010 Directing Mark Travis National Film School of Denmark

2015 Balkan Documentary Center, Sofia, Prizren, Jihlava

Work

95-97 Guide Mårbacka Museum of Nobel Prize Writer Selma Lagerlöf (Season)

95-01 Columnist Värmlands Folkblad, Daily newspaper (Once a week)

1996 Workshop leader international workshop European Council Altenmarkt Austria

1997 Workshop leader international workshop European Council Lamego Portugal

1998 Workshop leader international workshop European Council Viittakkiivi Finland

2001 Consultant language SEB - bank head office Stockholm

2002 Teacher high schools Stockholm

2003 Columnist Swedish National Radio Karlstad

2003 Production Assistant The Crossing, Feature film (Dir Martin Asphaug) Oslo

2002-2015 Head of screenwriting course Broby Grafiska - Collage of Cross Media

2005 Workshop leader Nordic Youth Film Festival Tromsö, Norway

2006 FAD Feature film Thy Beauty (directed by Stina Bergman)

2007-2009 Talkshow host SVT Swedish National Television (Eftersnack).

2015 - Artistic Leader Alma Screenwriting course.

Speaker at conferences, seminars, festivals, production companies etc

Ord & Bild, Gothenburg Film Festival, Fröding Memorial Concert, Opening Carlstad Conference Center, Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Temp Documentary Festival, Partners Reklambyrå, etc.