The key to any creative challenge
is to find the humanity within.
Alexander Zwart is a self-taught award winning director. He grew up on a small farm in Lærdal, Vestland and started making films literally in the fields. He studied Liberal Arts at Santa Monica Collage in California and Acting at the Academy of Science of Acting in London. His love for filmmaking brought him back to Norway where he started assisting in the film and commercial industry, with his spare time was spent on making his own passion projects. To date Alexander has directed several award winning shorts, including “Stagnation” and “You’ve Made Your Bed, Now Lie in It”, and his commercials include with for clients such as Coop, Devold and Felleskjøpet. All his films have in common that they display an interest in the human condition driven by strong visual aesthetics.
2017 - The 1.4 Awards Long Short List 'Farmers Partner'
2017 - Official Selection - Palm Springs International Filmfestival
2017 - Special Jury Prize - Arc Filmfestival Meinz
2016 - Orpehaus award for best short film at L.A. Greek Film Festival
2016 - Selected at Lueven Internationaal Kortfilmfestival
2016- Selected at Nordic Days in Lübeck
2016 - Selected at Uppsala Short Film Festival
2016 - Nominated for best short at LA Shorts
2016 - Nominated for best short at Nordic Panorama
2016 - Nominated for best short at Drama Short Film Festival
2016 - Nominated for best short at New York Greek Film Festival
2016 - Nominated for best short at Norwegian Short Film Festival
2015 - Nominated for best int. short at London Short Film Festival
2015 - Nominated for best short at Athens International Film Festival