SARA BERGMARK ELFGREN
2022 – Best tv-drama, Swedish Tv-award Kristallen, Dough (Deg)
2020 – Best VR/XR, Nordic Game Awards, Ghost Giant
2019 – The White Reindeer Award
As a child, Sara B. Elfgren dreamt of being a writer and as a teen, she made the decision to commit to the dream. She spent her 20’s attaining a degree in Film Studies, while working as a screenwriter and script consultant. At 30 she signed the contract for her debut novel – The Circle – which she co-wrote with Mats Strandberg. Today she is active as an author, screenwriter and playwright, and have written aswell feature films and tv-series.
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.
The Treasure (Herr Arnes penningar), Folkoperan, writer of libretto
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.
2019 – We’re still here (Vi finns kvar), Silvio Entertainment, screenwriter
2016 – First Like, short film, Silvio Entertainment, screenwriter
2015 – The Circle (Cirkeln), feature film, RMV Film, co-written with Levan Akin
2012 – In the Still of the Night (Flicka försvinner), short film, Impasse Film screenwriter
2012 – The Conservatory (Orangeriet), short film, Red Sister, screenwriter
2019 – The Changeling (Bortbytingen), based on a short story by Selma Lagerlöf, first performance: The Royal Dramatic Theatre
2019 – The Disappearance of Oscar Lilja (Oscar Liljas försvinnande), first performance: Malmö City Theatre
2020 – The Big Banquet (Knäckarbanketten), Christmas calendar, Sveriges Radio, Creator (together with Emil Maxén) and writer.
2016 – Voices of the Dead (De dödas röster), thriller pod series, Sveriges Radio, Creator, showrunner and writer.
2019 – Ghost Giant, Zoink Studios, writer