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About

 

Garagefilm International is an independent production company run by the producer duo Mimmi Spång and Rebecka Lafrenz. The company was founded in 2007 and joined by a third producer, Anna-Maria Kantarius, in 2010.

In 2020 Garagefilm’s latest film Psychosis in Stockholm will have its world premiere as the opening film at Göteborg Film Festival as well as compete in Nordic Competition. It will have its theatrical release in Sweden 29th of May 2020.

22 November 2019 Lisa Aschan’s comedy Call Mom! had its premiere in Sweden. It was nominated for Best Screenplay, Best Actress in a Leading Role and Best Actress in a Supporting Role Already at Guldbaggen Award 2020.

Garagefilm’s work amounts to around thirty titles, with Amateurs by Gabriela Pichler and The Heart by Fanni Metelius being the latest releases. Garagefilm is the company behind acclaimed feature debuts like The Giant by Johannes Nyholm, Sebbe by Babak Najafi and Call Girl by Mikael Marcimain, and has also produced critically acclaimed Something Must Break by Ester Martin Bergsmark and box office hit Cockpit by Mårten Klingberg, to name a few. Over the years Garagefilm’s projects have collected over eighty awards in total, including two Guldbagge Awards for Best Film, one Best First Feature Award in Berlin, a FIPRESCI prize in Toronto and a Dragon Award in Gothenburg.

Garagefilm collaborates with some of Sweden’s most exciting directors and constantly strive to make a mark with strong stories, high artistic ambition and an own voice. The ambition is to reach wide without losing edge.