Helene Northern Wave International Film Festival

Helene Granqvist – SWEDEN

Helene Granqvist is a prize-winning producer who has worked with film and television for more than 30 years. Her films has been represented at festivals like Sundance, Toronto, Venice, Cannes and Tribeca.

She has gathered significant experience and big, actionable networks in the international film & TV industry over the last 20 years. She has been involved in several coaching & training projects, fostering an approach defined by a non-judgemental, empowering and curiosity driven support, given in an eye to eye space of radical acceptance that nurtures the existing agency in the filmmakers she coach.

Her experience cover a wide range of fiction, documentary and TV-series production, as well as producing innovative development, financing, script consulting labs and new training concepts for both young talents and experienced filmmakers.

Since 2013 Helene has been President of WIFT Sweden and since 2018 also President of Women in Film & Television Int. Helene initiated and coordinated activities that has established WIFTI as a global influencer with a visible presence, among others at some of the biggest international film festivals.

Helene was also the director of the global industry conference, Carla 2020 and the online festival Nordic Women in Film (Feb 2021) She is a member of EFA and also one of the funding members of ARTEF (Antiracism Taskforce for European Film)