Ole Giæver

Ole Giæver

Norway

I try to understand, as an explorer, what it means to be human.    

Biography

Ole Giæver (b. 1977) studied film at the Nordland Art- and Film College from 1999-2001, before moving on to the Konstfack Art Academy in Stockholm, graduating with a Bachelor in Fine Arts in 2005. He directed several short films before making his debut as a feature film director with THE MOUNTAIN (FJELLET) in 2011. He was nominated for the European Film Awards for best short film with TOMMY in 2007. In 2008, SUMMERS PAST (SOMMERHUSET) he was nominated for an Norwegian National Film Award for best screenplay. THE MOUNTAIN was selected for the Panorama section at the Berlin International Film Festival and has since been screened at several other international film festivals. In 2014, he wrote, starred and co-directed with Marte Vold his second feature film OUT OF NATURE (MOT NATUREN) which was screened during the latest edition of Toronto International Film Festival.

Films Selection