Nina F. Grünfeld

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Director, producer, author and associate professor.

BACKGROUND 


Nina Grünfeld is best known for her several personal documentaries that have all been shown on television. In addition to making films and books, Nina is an associate professor at Inland Norway University where she teaches directing for documentary films. Nina participates in public debates and lectures for children and youth, various cultural institutions and public and private businesses.

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Nina Grünfeld er best kjent som filmskaperen bak flere personlige dokumentarfilmer som alle er blitt vist på tv. I tillegg til å lage film og bøker holder Nina foredrag for barn og ungdom gjennom Den kulturelle skolesekken, ulike kulturinstitusjoner og offentlig og privat næringsliv. Les mer om denne virksomheten her.


Nina Grünfeld eier og driver filmselskapet Gründer Film & Coexista AS. Hun er førsteamanuensis ved Høgskolen Innlandet og har undervist ved en rekke institusjoner som bl.a. Oslo Met, Westerdals m.fl. Nina har arbeidet aktivt innen kulturpolitikk gjennom mange år og har innehatt en rekke styreverv. Som skrivende menneske har hun hatt fast spalte i tidsskrifter og bidratt med artikler til dagspressen. 


CV

ACHIEVMENTS

2019 Recieving The Blanche Major reconciliation prize

WORK EXPERIENCE
Since 2013:  Associate professor at Lillehammer University College department for film and television studies, teaching directing for documentary.
2008 - 2011 Head of Department for Narrative Studies and Head of Research and Development at Westerdals School of Communication
1999 - 2006 Executive Chairman of the Norwegian Directors Guild 

BOARD AND REPRESENTATIVES
2012 - 2016 Board member of Writers Guild of Norway

2012 - 2014 Chairman Oslo Art Society

2012 Appointed leader of the diversity board 'Av-Om-For' on behalf of the cultural ministry.
2011 - 2014 Board member of The Norwegian Telecom Museum, appointed by the Ministry of Transport
2009 - 2013 Board memeber of Friends of the Oslo Jewish Museum
2008 - 2012 Board member of Norwegian Film Institute, appointed by the Ministry of Culture
1999 - 2006 Executive Chairman of the The Directors Guild of Norway
1998 - 2007 Member of cultural bodies such as; Amanda Committee (the National Norwegian Film Award), Norwegian representative in Fera (Federation of European Film Directors, with Liv Ullmann as president), Norwegian representative in SNF (Association Nordic Film Directors), a member of the Norwegian Oscar Committee, member of the Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund´s reference group and member of the Norwegian artist Council committee

EDUCATION
2009 Basic Program in pedagogy for higher education at Oslo and Akershus University College of applied sciences
2007 First year of Law Studies at the University of Oslo
1993 Bachelor's degree in film directing at Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts
1989 Scriptwriting  at the National Film School of Denmark
1988 History & Social Science of Eastern Europe at University of Oslo
1988 Film and television studies at the Norwegian Government and Social Science in Oslo
1987 Film Theory at Stockholm University
1986 Mass communication at the University of Oslo
1984 Ex.Philosophy at the University of Oslo
1984 Graduating from high school, Bjørknes


AWARDS

Best short film at the children's film festival in Mexico City, 2002 for Outside Looking In.
Best short film at the children's film festival in Sandnes, Norway, 2002 for Outside Looking In.
Sølvgeita for best short film at Ale Kino! in Poznań, Poland, 2002 for Outside Looking In.
Grand Prix at the Film festivalen in Valencia, Spain, 1998 for Between My Mothers Legs.
Grand Prix at the  Film festival in Huesca, Spain. 1996 for A Sting in the Heart.
Honirable mention at the short film festival in Grimstad, Norway, 1994 for Long and Faithful Service.