Sara B. Elfgren is an author, screenwriter and playwright. She is the creator of the Prix Europa-nominated drama pod series Voices of the Dead (2016), a mockumentary that became a huge hit in Sweden among listeners and critics alike.

As a screenwriter Sara B. Elfgren collaborated with director Levan Akin on the adaptation of The Circle that opened at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2015. She has written several short films, among them award-winning horror comedy short First Like (2016, dir. Alexander Rönnberg).

Sara B. Elfgren has a degree in Film Studies and spent several years working as a script consultant and script editor in the film and TV business.

In development

2019 – The Dissapearance of Oscar Lilja, original play premiering at Malmö Stadsteater.

2017 – Blood Cruise (Färjan), feature film screenplay co-written with Mats Strandberg and Levan Akin. Director: Levan Akin. Silvio Entertainment.

Sara B. Elfgren currently has several projects in different stages of development for film and TV. At the moment she is working on plays for two of the major theatres in Sweden.

Past work

2016 – Voices of the Dead (De dödas röster), thriller pod series. Creator, showrunner and writer. Director: Mattias J. Skoglund. Sveriges Radio.

2016 – First Like, short film, screenwriter. Director: Alexander Rönnberg. Silvio Entertainment.

2015 – The Circle (Cirkeln)feature film, co-written with Levan Akin. Director Levan Akin. RMV Film.

2012 – In the Still of the Night (Flicka försvinner), short film, screenwriter. Director: Alexander Rönnberg. Impasse Film.

2012 – The Conservatory (Orangeriet), short film, screenwriter, Director: Lovisa Inserra. Red Sister.