I'm conscious of being a very emotionally blocked guy. I make films so that I can express myself through other things.
Magnus von Horn was born in 1983 in Göteborg, Sweden. He studied at the University of Göteborg and the Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School (PWSFTViT) in Lodz. He has produced several short films including the documentary RADEK (2006) and the short-fiction MILK TEETH (2007). His film ECHO (2009) received numerous awards, including the Silver Hobby-Horse for the director of the Best Short Fiction Film at the Krakow FF, the Best Film Award at Munich IFF of Film Schools and the Grand Prix at the Open Student FF in St. Petersburg, at the Student FF CineMAiubit in Bucharest and at the Festival Tous Courts - Rencontres Cinématographiques dAix-en-Provence. His film THE HERE AFTER (2015) premiered at the Karlovy Vary IFF and won Best Film and Best Director at the Guldbagge Awards 2016. His latest film SWEAT (2020) was selected at Cannes 2020.