Jenifer Malmqvist

Jenifer Malmqvist

Biography

Jenifer Malmqvist, born in Southern Sweden, has had many different jobs and studied a variety of subjects at advanced levels. After directing amateur theatre she started to study filmmaking in Sweden and Poland. She has written and directed several award winning short films, among them Peace Talk and At The End of The Street. Peace Talk was selected for the Sundance Film Festival in 2007. In 2009 Jenifer was awarded the scholarship in the memory of the Swedish film director Bo Widerberg.

In 2009 she got her degree from The Polish National Film School in Lodz; Birthday is her graduation film.

Filmography:

Födelsedag (Birthday), fiction, 18 min, 35 mm, Sweden/Poland 2010

Pobratymcy
(Brotherhood), documentary, 14 min, HDv, Poland 2008

Ewakuacja
(Evacuation), fiction, 6 min, 35 mm, Poland 2008

Na koncu ulicy
(At The End Of The Street), fiction, 14 min, Dv, Poland 2007

13 lat i 10 miesiecy
(13 Years and 10 Months), documentary, 35 mm, Poland 2006

I fred
(Peace Talk), fiction, 14 min, Dv, Sweden 2004

ängel bängel
(Angel Schmangel), documentary, 12 min, Dv, Sweden 2003

Morgonstjärnor, documentary, Dv, Sweden 2003

Välkommen, fiction, 7 min, Dv, Sweden2003

Makt, fiction, 1 min, Dv, Sweden 2000


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Birthday

Sweden/Poland, 18 min, fiction, 2010
Original title:
Födelsedag
Language: Swedish with English subtitles
Available on:
35mm, 2,35:1 CinemaScope, DolbyDigital 5.1
DigiBeta, 16x9 anamorphic, Dolby Stereo
Sales:
thom.palmen(at)botniafilm.com

Cast
Sara: Åsa Karlin CV (Pdf)
Katarina: Lotten Roos Site
Fredrik: August Lindmark CV (Pdf)
Johanna: Liva Leijnse Elkjær

Produced by: Good World AB and The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lódz in co-production with: The Polish Film Institute, Film i Skåne / Joakim Strand, Film i Västerbotten / Lill Casslind and Botnia Film.

Supported by: Internationale Nederlanden Groep, Biografteatern Fågel Blå AB, Boomerang Film, FilmCentrum Syd, Kodak Nordic AB, Kursgården Fredriksberg, Oresund Film Commission / Mikael Svensson, Solid Entertainment, Stipendiatkommittén, Svenska Filminstitutet / Andreas Fock

Producers, Sweden: Lotta Andgren, China Åhlander, Thom Palmen

Producers, Poland: Marta Lewandowska, Jakub Kawecki, Alicja Kurzepa, Malgorzata Kotlinska

Directed by: Jenifer Malmqvist
Screenplay: Jenifer Malmqvist
Director of Photography: Ita Zbroniec-Zajt CV (pdf)
Editor: Boguslawa Furga
Sound: Ewa Bogusz, Bogdan Klat

Line Producers:
Lotta Andgren, Malgorzata Kotlinska
Production Manager: China Åhlander
Production Coordinator: Katarina Ernborg
First Assistant Director: China Åhlander
Second Assistant Director: Hanna Sköld
Continuity: Bitte Svensdotter
Casting: Jenny Berg, Malin Myrén, Anja Schmidt

Set Design & Props: Elma Smajic
Props Assistant: Anna Virta
Make-up & Wardrobe: Susanna Stankiewicz

Location Manager:
China Åhlander
Focus Puller: Marcin Studniarek
Stills: Jens Molander

Camera assistant & Loader: Piotr Krupa
Videoassist: Jens Molander
Clapper: Jens Molander
Grip: Jacek "Kotlet" Tokarski
Gaffer: Maciej Bedyk
2nd Gaffer: Marek Kozakiewicz
3rd Gaffer: Grzegorz Piekarski
Car Mount: Martin Bergenström
2nd Unit Camera Assistant: Frank Paulsen

Sound Mixer: Bogdan Klat
Boom: Maciej Kuczy?ski
2nd Unit Sound: Hanna Sköld

Market & Chef: Peter Lindgren
Craft Production: Marianne Malmqvist
Runner & Craft service: Maila Sjöholm
Production Assistants: Karin Björkdal, Mattias Engström, Mattias Östklint, Tobias Eriksson, Andrea Kåberg, Vanja Sandell Billström
Drivers: Czeslaw Kubiak, Krzysztof "Buli" Burzynski
Security: Sjöräddningssällskapet Ystad
Child Supervisor & Making-of: Andrea Kåberg

Layout: Peter Lindgren
Webdesign: Christian Callmer

Executive, Good World AB: Helene Granqvist
Controller, Good World AB: Louise Messeter

Artistic Supervisors, PWSFTviT: Mariusz Grzegorzek, Ryszard Lenczewski, Mieczyslaw Lewandowski

Extras: Staffan Ahlstrand, Ann Magnusson, Rolf Perleij, Ann-Britt Persson

Orchestra: Göran Abelli, Martin Dalin Volfing, Hanna Ekström, Olof Jönsson, Johan Olsson, Filip Runesson, BG Sahlin, Kristina Witzgall

Music:
"Renifer" - Bogdan Klat
"Ja må hon leva" - traditional
"Nign" - traditional
"Viézès Sirba" - traditional
"Solo" - Göran Abelli
"Sommarhäng" - BG Sahlin, Filip Runesson, Johan Olsson

Negative: Kodak
Film Lab: Laboratorium Sp.z o.o.
Color Timing: Jerzy Jancewicz, Ewa Kucharska
Transfer: Piotr Sasim at the Chimney Pot
Mix Facility: Michal Kostarkiewicz at Toya Studio

Special thanks to
Anders Egléus, Anders Granqvist, Anders Banke, Anna Gladkowska – Panavision, Anna Karasinska, Ann-Marie Jönsson i Hammar, Bajamaja, Birgitta Johansson, Björn Thomasson, Bodil Sonesson, Boel Larsson, BoostHbg, Bo?ena Kucia, Brutus Fillm, Csaba Bene Perlenberg, Dagsljus, Dara van Dusen, David Christoffersson, Emelie Zeilon, Erik Magnusson, Ewa Gerström, Felix, Hans Hansson, Hansa Bädd & Bad, Harlekin Amatörteater – Landskrona, Hyrman i Ystad, JJ, Johan Bergman Lindfors, Johan Eklund, Johan Simonsson, John Steppling, Jola Dylewska, Kabusa Skjutfält, Karin Lenke, King Edward, Pawel Wlodarczyk, Kuczynski, Konrad Jakutowicz, Kultur & Fritid – Lunds kommun, Lars Hallesjö, Lena Hansson Varhegyi, Leszek Dawid, Linda Liv Sjöstedt – SVT Malmö, Lisa Nyed, Litos reprotryck, Lucia von Horn, Maciej Kalymoon, Marcin Malaty?ski, Marcin Studniarek, Mats Johansson FBU, Mårten Hård, Myrorna i Malmö, Nobellax – Stefan Pålsson AB, Olga Schlyter, Peter Kimay, Plantskolan i Vellinge AB, Rallco, Restaurang Havsnära, Reza Parsa, Robert Israelsson, Roland Andersson Elbyggnation, Sofie Meijling, SOVA Sängvaruhuset Svågertorp, Stefan Ingvar Oscarsson, Svenska Mönster, Systrar & Bröder, Jacek Szeligowski, Tommy Malmqvist, Tord Hallenberg, Ulf Berggren, Veronika Sjöholm, Ystads Dyk & Marin, Zdzislaw Kuczy?ski