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Dapdune Road 

Award Winning Experimental Artistic Short Film

2023 - 9 min

Dapdune Road takes us on a journey with Malene (19), who struggles with mental disorders and drug addiction. After she is discharged from the psychiatric hospital, her anxiety level rises and she once again turns to drugs for comfort. As she rides down Dapdune Road in a drug-induced psychosis, she is confronted by other lost souls and her own inner struggle. External events inspire her to take control of her own future.

Dapdune Road was produced by Foton4 Film in co-operation with Aural Art Productions and was completed in 2023.

The film was financed by Foton4 Film, Aural Art Productions, Filmkraft, Stavanger Kommune, Sparebank 1, and Trafo.

As well as being part of the Official Selection at multiple film festivals worldwide, the film has won the following awards:

  • "Best Super Short" - Absurd Film Festival (Italy)

  • "Best Film Underground" - Short Film Factory (Romania)

  • Honorable Mention "Best Experimental" - RED Movie Awards (France)

Additional accolades:

  • Finalist "Best Experimental - Short" - Sacremento Underground Film & Arts Festival (USA)

  • Semi-Finalist "Best Experimental" - Australia Independent Film Festival (Australia)

The film is currently still completing its worldwide festival circut and has therefore not yet been released publicly.

To see the film's cast and crew, check out the film's IMDB page.

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Transit Conjunction

Award Winning Short Film

2016 - 17 min

A loving husband is forced to defend his homestead from alien forces after his spouse is abducted for no apparent reason. Will he be able to reunite with his darling wife?

Transit Conjunction was produced by Foton4 Film in association with UFoh! and was completed in 2016.

The film was financed by Foton4 Film.

As well as being part of the Official Selection at multiple film festivals worldwide, the film won the following award:

  • "Best Genre Film - Short" - Mammoth Film Festival (Los Angeles, USA)

Nominations:

  • "Best Sci-Fi Short" - FilmQuest Film Festival (USA)

  • "Best Sound - Short" - FilmQuest Film Festival (USA)

Additionally the film was selected to the Hollyshorts Film Festival in Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA and was screened at the TCL Chinese Theatre where the Oscars are held. 

To see the film's cast and crew, check out the film's IMDB page.

Press:

 

NRK P1 - Radio - Directors interview

TV Vest - Interview - Romvesen bortfører folk på Jæren

Stavanger Aftenblad - Film fra Jæren viser seg fram i Hollywood

Stavanger Aftenblad - Papirutgave

Sandnesposten - Papirutgave - Film fra Sandnes vises i Los Angeles

Framtida - UFO-film om jærbonde til to amerikanske festivalar

Jærbladet - UFO-film om jærbonde til amerikanske festivalar

Jærbladet - Papirutgave

Bergens Tidende - Papirutgave - Rogalandsfilm til Hollywood

Nationen - UFO-film om jærbonde til to amerikanske festivalar

Nationen - Papirutgave

Screenanarchy - "Transit Conjunction" teaser out for new Norwegian Sci-Fi soon hitting festivals!

Telemarksavisa - Papirutgave - UFO-film fra Jæren til USA

Varden - Papirutgave - UFO-film om jærbonde til USA

Mediemix - UFO-film om jærbonde til to amerikanske festivalar

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Vampyr Vidar

(Vidar The Vampire)

Award Winning Indy Feature Film

2017 - 1 hour 23 min

A Christian farmer searching for a higher purpose to life, falls into sin and wakes up as the Prince of Darkness in the city of Stavanger, Norway.

Vidar The Vampire was produced by UFOh! in association with Foton4 FIlm. It was completed in 2017 and released on cinema and DVD/BluRay in 2018.

As well as being part of the Official Selection at multiple film festivals worldwide, the film won the following awards:

  • "Best International Feature Length Horror Film" - Macabro International Horror Film Festival (Mexico City, Mexico)

  • "Best Actor" - FilmQuest Film Festival (Utah, USA)

  • "Best Picture: All Categories" - Anatomy Crime and Horror Film Festival

  • "Best Director (Horror)" - Anatomy Crime and Horror Film Festival

  • "Best Screenplay Feature (Horror)" - Anatomy Crime and Horror Film Festival

  • "Best Makeup and Hairstyling (Horror)" - Anatomy Crime and Horror Film Festival

  • "Special Mention" - Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival (Slovenia)

Nominations:

  • "Best Feature Film" - Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival (Slovenia)

  • "Best Feature Film" - FilmQuest Film Festival (Utah, USA)

  • "Best Foreign Film" - FilmQuest Film Festival (Utah, USA)

  • 2x "Best Supporting Actor" - FilmQuest Film Festival (Utah, USA)

  • "Best Screenplay" - FilmQuest Film Festival (Utah, USA)

  • "Best Score" - FilmQuest Film Festival (Utah, USA)

  • "Best Editing" - FilmQuest Film Festival (Utah, USA)

To see the film's cast and crew, check out the film's IMDB page.

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BELLATOXIC - "The End"

Award Winning Music Video

2011 - 4 min

Music video for BELLATOXIC, a hard rock band from Sandnes, Norway.

The music video was completed and released in 2011.

As well as being part of the Official Selection at multiple film festivals worldwide, the film won the following awards:

  • "Audience Award" - KORT Film Festival (Sandnes, Norway)

The film was part of the Official Selection at the following international film fesitvals:

  • United Film Festival (New York, USA)

  • United Film Festival (Chicago, USA)

Director & Editor: Fredrik Waldeland
Producer: Torkild Ziegler

Photographer & Visual Effects: Mikkel Brekne Munkvold

Assistant: Jonas Reed

Script Development: Fredrik Waldeland, Torkild Ziegler and Jonas Reed

Special Thanks to: Ole Helland and Bjørn Phillip Hyland Curtis