My Resume


EDUCATION

2017-2021: NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York, USA
Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking.

2014-2017: Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a Theatre minor.

2009-2012: Haugesund Toppidretts Gymnas, Haugesund, Norway
General University Admissions Certifications.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Haugesunds Avis, Norwegian regional newspaper
Position: Reporter and photographer. (Summers of 2016, 2017 and 2018).

EDDA, Augustana University Yearbook
Position: Editor for the Arts (2015-2017).
Duties: Editor, Writer and Photographer.

Primus Media
Position: Speaker and Reporter
Duties: Live speaker and reporter for national broadcast

Freelance Journalist
Position: Freelance Video Journalist
Duties: Made three short documentaries / video portraits that I sold to HTV, a regional TV-station. The films were aired on regional television in the week leading up to the National Track & Field Championships in Norway:
– The Road To Nationals – Hanne Steinstoe, 10.00m
– The Road To Nationals – Elisabeth Angell Bergh, 1500m
– The Road To Nationals – Sindre Eikje, high jump

Helgoe Meny Karmsundgaten (Grocery store)
Position: Department manager. Shift Manager.
Duties: Bakery department manager and Shifts manager.

FILMMAKING EXPERIENCE

Holy Jail” (2019) Short Film – Currently in post-production
Position: Writer, Director & Producer.
Info: Shot in Norway. US Premiere in May 2019.

“Pancakes” Short Film (2019) – Currently in post-production
Position: Producer.
Info: Directed by Kai Torres.
Shot in Florida. US Premiere in May 2019.

“In Search” Short Film (2019) – Currently in post-production
Position: Producer.
Info: Directed by Nay Tabbara.
Shot in Lebanon. US Premiere in May 2019.

“Elio” Short Film (2019) – Currently in post-production
Position: Associate Producer.
Info: Directed by Clara Dubau
US Premiere in May 2019.

“Sisters” (2018) Short Film
Position: Writer, Director, Producer.
Info: 1st Year NYU Grad Film, Spring Narrative.

“One” (2018) Short Film
Position: Producer.
Info: Directed by Kai Torres. 1st Year NYU Grad Film, Spring Narrative.

“I Had a Dream” (2018) Short Film
Position: Cinematographer
Info: Directed by Narine Sargsyan. 1st Year NYU Grad Film, Spring Narrative.

To be a Viking” (2018) Documentary Short
Position: Director & Producer.
Info: Info: 1st Year NYU Grad Film, Observational Character Study.

“Tender” (2017) Short Film
Position: Writer, Director & Producer
Info: 1st Year NYU Grad Film, MOS shot on super 16-film.

Over the Bridge” (2016) Documentary Short
Position: Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Photographer, Editor
Info: Won a Jury Award for Social Impact at the Sioux Empire Film Festival in April 2016,
2nd place at Highway 61 Film Festival in Minnesota 2016,
Nominated for Best Student Doc at the Brightside Tavern Film Festival in New Jersey,
Official Selection for the Awareness fest in Los Angeles 2016,
Official Selection for the Los Angeles Cinefest 2016

Augustana University, 200for200 fundraiser campaign, episode 1 – 9
Position: Director, Photographer and Editor
Info: Directed nine fundraiser videos for Augustana University Athletics department.
Episode nine: “Fundraiser 200for200 Augustana Athletics”

Midco Sports Network, Regional TV (2015)
Position: Director, Photographer and Editor
Info: Video story “The Northern Sun Experience –
Augustana Vikings.” Aired on regional TV throughout the Midwest in November 2015. (Because Midco will use their own fonts for the credit lines, this video has no names or credits in it)

Journalism assignments Augustana University (2015-2017)
Position: Director, Photographer and Editor
Info: Video PROMO ” Augustana Twilight 2015″ / Video Portrait “Colorgirl” and
Video Portrait “Grant Elliott, Theatre & Anxiety”

Vertical Foundations by Joel Smith
Position: Photographer
Info: Photography for the published book Vertical
Foundations by Joel Smith

ACTIVITY AND LEADERSHIP

Norwegian Student Association (NSA) at Augustana University
Co-founder and Vice President. In charge of event-planning and organization.

Augustana Theatre
Acting, directing, stagecraft and backstage shop work

Augustana Collaborative Theatrical Society (ACTS)
Member

Haugesund IL (Local track & field organization in Norway)
In charge of young track athletes between the ages 13 and 20. Through weekly practices I directed and coached them through all aspects of the training and competition.

Track & Field
Won 12 national medals in national championships as a junior/youth long jumper 2008-2012

Olympic Weightlifting
National Champion for senior and junior 2011-2012.

INTERESTS

Movies – Filmmaking – Photography – Writing – Reading – Swimming – Running – Traveling – Art – Sports and a lot more.

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