SARA BERGMARK ELFGREN

AWARDS

2020 – Ghost Giant – Best VR/XR, Nordic Game Awards
2019 – The White Reindeer Award

SCREENWRITER PHOTO

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Sara B. Elfgren is an author, screenwriter and playwright. 

Together with writer-directors Levan Akin and Mattias J. Skoglund, Sara co-wrote the hit TV series Dough (Deg), starring Helena af Sandeberg and Bianca Kronlöf. It premiered at the prestigious Series Mania festival and was selected for screening at the Zurich Film Festival. SVT is airing the series during the fall of 2021, and it has received plenty of praise.

Sara B. Elfgren’s stage plays The Changeling and The Disappearance of Oscar Lilja have been performed on the big stages of The Royal Dramatic Theatre (Dramaten) and Malmö City Theatre (Malmö Stadsteater), and have received great praise from critics and audiences 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.

Sara B. Elfgren 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.

In 2019 she made her debut as a game writer with the heart-warming script to the award-winning VR-game Ghost Giant.

She has a degree in Film Studies and spent several years working as a script consultant and script editor.

In development

Sara B. Elfgren currently has several projects in different stages of development for TV and the stage. 

Works

TV
2021 – Dough (Deg), drama thriller, 8×45, co-written with Levan Akin and Mattias J. Skoglund. Directors: Levan Akin, Mattias J. Skoglund and Måns Månsson. Inland Film and Nexiko.

Stage plays
2019 – The Changeling (Bortbytingen), based on a short story by Selma Lagerlöf, first performance: The Royal Dramatic Theatre, director Tobias Theorell.

2019 – The Disappearance of Oscar Lilja (Oscar Liljas försvinnande), first performance: Malmö City Theatre, director Sara Cronberg.

Radio
2020 – The Big Banquet, Christmas calendar, 24×10 min. Creator (together with Emil Maxén) and writer. Director: Eva Staaf. Sveriges Radio.

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

Video games
2019 – Ghost Giant, writer, Zoink Studios.

Film
2019 – We’re still here (Vi finns kvar), screenwriter. Director: Alexander Rönnberg. Silvio Entertainment.

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.

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