Elisabeth Rasmussen (Director)
Elisabeth is a Norwegian film director based between London and the Norwegian Arctic Circle. Her story telling heritage ranges from articles in the Observer newspaper, political country reports for Wall Street Market Research in Panama to music videos for Tele3, and Flaix TV in Catalunya, Spain. She attained a Bachelors degree in Philosophy and a Masters Degree in the Arts of Media and Communications from the City University of London, bringing a keen eye and an analytical mind to the process of filmmaking. Starting out with shorts for Tromsø International Film Festival Elisabeth has produced documentary series for NRK and Viasat 4 Norway. Her debut as a Director, The Heart of Bruno Wizard, was commissioned by SVT Sweden, and is premiering at the 2013 East End Film Festival in London.
Murat Gökmen (Editor & Assoc Producer)
Murat is a Turkish/British director, producer and editor based in London. After studying French and Spanish at Oxford University and a Masters in Television Journalism at City University in 2010, Murat has worked on several films for Channel 4's leading current affairs programme, Dispatches. He has also worked on two other films for Channel 4, and has made films for the Guardian, third sector and corporate clients. Murat has just finished a documentary shot in Gaza, which has been selected for the East End Film Festival in London. The Heart of Bruno Wizard is his first feature length documentary.
Joachim Lyng (Producer)
Joachim is a Film Producer at Sweet Films Ltd. He established the company in 2007 and has produced 9 fictional shorts/features/TV series and several commercials and corporate films. His shorts have sold to television in Norway and Europe and has achieved critical acclaim at several film festivals. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honour in Film Studies from University of Kent at Canterbury. In addition to being schooled in corporate governance, Joachim got his MBA at the Tromsø School of Economics in Autumn 2010. His co-production “Robert Mitchum Est Mort” screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. Autumn 2012 he won a pitch competition arranged by the finance-forum Closing the Gap in Palma de Mallorca for best film-idea, and secured a grant to develop multiplatform games by the Norwegian Intro Fund. His latest co-production Hellfjord aired on national Norwegian television (NRK) Autumn 2012. Hellfjord has later been picked up by Showtime for a US remake. The Heart of Bruno Wizard is his first documentary as producer.
Stu Lewin (Assoc Producer + Design & Marketing)
Stu Lewin (Creative Director) and Santeri Lohi (Creative Consultant) are responsible for the branding, design, digital and marketing strategy for the project. The Heart of Bruno Wizard is Stu's first documentary as associate producer: www.btlbrands.com
Darren Redhead (Executive Producer)
Jesper Bergom-Larsson (Commissioning Editor)
Jesper Bergom-Larsson studied at the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts and has produced feature films, short films and documentaries. He has been a punk since 1977 and worked as a film consultant for short film at the Swedish Film Institute, as a regional Film Commissioning Editor for feature films and documentaries at Filmregion Stockholm and from 2012 as a Film Commissioning Editor at North. Bergom-Larsson has previously sat on the jury for Uppsala Film Festival, 1-km Film at the Stockholm International Film Festival, for The Guldbagge Award, for the Swedish Oscar Committee, at the OneCloudFest Facebook Festival, Tempo Film Festival pitch jury, Grimstad Short Film Festival, Below Zero Documentary Film Pitch and Nordic Youth Film Festival. He is a true Pussy Riot fan!
Melvyn Altwarg (stills photographer)
Melvyn Altwarg is a well respected photographer and his portraits of Bruno have been used several times during the project: melpressmen.co.uk