Tartudok2024 invites renowned filmmakers-in-residence to conduct creative masterclasses for the Estonian film industry. These masterclasses will open a window into these filmmakers’ creative principles, working methods and styles of storytelling.
Carl Olsson will bring you his masterclass: The human being and its relation to space in cinema. Carl will speak about his experience constructing visual rules and creating structure in documentary filmmaking. And in particular, about how he believes we perceive a character depending on the space surrounding him/her.
The event is in English and free!
Carl Olsson was born in 1984 in Kalmar, Sweden. He lives in Copenhagen and works primarily in Sweden and Denmark as a film director. He is educated at Den Danske Filmskole/ The National Film School of Denmark in Copenhagen (2009-2013). He has further received education at Dramatiska Institutet and Nordens Folkhögskola Biskops Arnö in Stockholm, Sweden.His graduation film Blessed Be This Place (2013) was nominated for the Danish Academy Award, Robert Award 2014, and has won several international awards and been screened at numerous festivals worldwide.
His first feature documentary Patrimonium premiered at Gothenburg Film Festival in 2019, and was awarded for “Artistic Excellence” at the Moscow International Film Festival. His latest feature Meanwhile on Earth premiered in 2020 at International Film Festival Rotterdam, and competed for the main documentary awards at Gothenburg, Thessaloniki and Camerimage during 2020.