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A Celebration of Swedish Cinematographer Linus Sandgren

By: Anders Frejdh
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A celebration of Swedish cinematographer Linus Sandgren on his 49th birthday. Sandgren rose to worldwide fame after his work on La La Land (2016). No Time To Die is his first James Bond film.

With this page, FSWL would like to celebrate Linus Sandgren on his birthday and welcome him to the Swedish Bond family.

"Grattis på födelsedagen Linus - FSWL är stolta över dig!"

About Swedish cinematographer Linus Sandgren

Linus Sandgren grew up in Stockholm, Sweden, and studied graphic design and illustration at the Berghs School of Communication and film at the Stockholm Film School and worked as a PA, electrician and camera assistant before he started his career as a Cinematographer in 1999.

His debut feature film was released in 2004, the critically Swedish fantasy drama Storm, directed by Mårlind & Stein, earned him a Guldbagge for Best Cinematography (Swedish Film Institute Award). In 2006, he moved to Los Angeles and pursued a commercial career, working with directors like John Hillcoat, Adam Berg, Rupert Sanders, Tom Hooper, Dougal Wilson och Fredrik Bond. Over the years, Sandgren been honoured with multiple awards at the Cannes Lions, D&AD and Clio Awards, for his work.

In 2012 Sandgren was hired by director Gus Van Sant to lens the feature film Promised Land and since then, he has worked with the acclaimed directors David O. Russell on American Hustle (2013) and Joy (2015), Lasse Hallström on The Hundred Foot Journey (2014) and The Nutcracker and The Four Realms (2018), Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris on Battle Of The Sexes (2017) and with Damien Chazelle on La La Land and First Man (2018).

Sandgren was honoured with the Academy Award and the BAFTA Award for his work on La La Land. For his work on First Man, he was nominated for a BAFTA, the ASC Award and the Golden Frog, among others. He is a member of the ASC (American Society of Cinematographers), the FSF (Swedish Society of Cinematographers) and the film academies, AMPAS and BAFTA.

To learn more about Swedish actor Linus Sandgren , check out his IMDB profile.



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