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Mona J. Hoel, director, scriptwriter, producer.
Nationality: Norwegian.
Born: 03.10.1960

Education:

1982-1985 Photography/Visual writing, International Center of Photography, school after photojournalist, Cornell Capa, New York.
1984-1986 University of Oslo, graduate studies, theatrehistory.
1986-1989 Dramatic Institute, filmschool, directing studies, Stockhollm
2006-2007 Østfold furnituremakingschool, Mysen, Norway.

Feature films:

1995 At ease, 82min. 35mm

1997 Breathe, 90 min. episode feature film
2000 Cabin fever/Nar nettene blir lange, 97min. 35mm.
2004 Chlorox, ammonia and coffee, 35mm. 103 min.
2018 From green to white, 80 min. in post-production

2018 Night, 90 min. in post-production

2018 The flame keepers, 90 min. in development

Script:

1989 The house, short feature
1990 Ironhorse, featurefilm.
1992 At ease, featurefilm.
1993 The first immage of fall, television drama, co-writer.
1998 Cabin fever/Nar nettene blir lange, feature film, Dogma nr. 19.
2000-2002 Chlorox, ammonia and coffee, feature film
2008 So you thought I had died, doggumentaryportrait of Elsa Lystad, 90 min.

2012  From green to white, 80 min. feature film in post-production

2013 Night, 90 min. feature film in post-production
2018 One last try, 6 min.fiction

Television:

1993 The first immage of fall, 65min. tv drama.
1996 Wild, wilder, 20min. documentary, SVT

Documentary:

1987 Vidar, the forestman, 17min. 16mm
1988 Talknafjordur,15 min. 16mm
1992 The beauty or the beast, 17 min. 35mm.
1995 Rising from the sea, 30 min. 35mm, regissør og fotograf.
2011 Sit ski week, 16 min., for Sunnås hospital.
2012 Recruiting Norway, lenght-wise, 58 min. documentary

2017 I´ve got Haydn stuck on my mind, 60 min. documentary

2018 The breathing space, 40 min. documentary

2018 The real time music tale, 59 min. documentary

Shortfilms:

1983 Statten island ferry, microcosm of all life… 8mm. /slides. 20 min.
1984 Lucianas morning, 5min. 8mm, blåst opp til 35mm.
1985 Nora´s secret, 16min. 16mm
1986 Car wash, wash… 5min. 16mm.
1987 Blue. 12 min. 16mm.
1987 Therese 14 years. 14 min. 16mm.
1995 The diver. 5min. 35mm.
1998 The kitchen. 7 min. 35mm.
2018 One last try, 6 min. fiction

Short feature films:

1989 The house, 40 min. 35mm
1996 Float…, 27 min. 35mm, episode,featurefilm Breath.

Music clips:

1996 Come with me to the sacred mountain, artist: Mari Boine, 7 min. 35mm.
2011 Vuio Vuio Mu 4,30min. artist: Mari Boine.

Advertisement:

1990 177 , trafikkanten, train and bus information, director.
1994 Alone for easter, Red cross, director.
1995 Recycling, Tine milk, AD and director, 3 movies.

Producer:

1983 Statten island ferry, microcosm… 8mm. /slides. 20 min.
1984 Lucianas morning, 5min. 8mm, enlarged to 35mm.
1985 Nora´s secret, 16min. 16mm
1986 Car wash wash.. 5min. 16mm.
1987 Blue. 12 min. 16mm.
1987 Therese 14 years. 14 min. 16mm.
1987 Vidar, the forestman, 17min. 16mm
1988 Talknafjordur,15 min. 16mm
1992 The beauty or the beast. 17 min. 35mm.
1995 Rising from the sea, 30 min. 35mm,
1996 Come with me to the sacred mountain, Mari Boine, 7 min. 35mm.
1995 At ease, 82min. 35mm
2000 Cabin fever/Nar nettene blir lange, 97min. 35mm.
2004 Chlorox, ammonia and coffee, 35mm. 103 min.
2008 So you thought I died, doggumentaryportrait of Elsa Lystad, 90 min.

2012 Recruiting Norway, lenght-wise, 58 min. documentary

2018 From green to white, digital, 97 min.

2018 One last try, 6 min. fiction

Prices and nominations:

1989 The house, best shortfeature, student film festival Munich.
1990 177 Eurobest, Cannes Lions International Advertising festival
1990 177 Silver Cleo i New York
1991 The beauty or the beast, best documentary, Oberhausen int.film festival.
1992 The beauty r the beast, Terje Vigen price, Grimstad kortfilmfestival.
1992 The beauty or the beast, best documentary, Leipzig int.filmfestival.
1994 Red cross, Eurobest in Cannes
1995 At ease, best film, women film festival Italy
1997 Come with me to the sacred mountain, best film Aido filmvideo, Montecatini terme.
2001 Cabin fever/Nar nettene blir lange, best film, Night and day paper.
2001 Cabin fever, Amanda award, best male actor, Haugesund International filmfestival.
2001 Cabin fever, Amanda award, honour award, actress Kari Simonsen.
2004 Chlorox, ammonia and coffee, best film at the International Filmfestival Mannheim – Heidelberg, Germany.

Participation in A-filmfestivals:

1997 Come with me to the sacred mountain, Panorama Berlin Int. filmfestival
2000 Cabin fever, competition, Karlovy Vary, International filmfestival.
2000 Cabin fever, special event, Toronto International filmfestival.
2004 Chlorox, ammonia and coffee,main competition, Mannheim – Heidelberg, Internasjonale Filmfestival.

Other work:

1987 Editing assistant, The Road, Karen Blixen, director Max von Sydov, editor Janus Billeskov Jansen
1988 Editingassistant,Young escape, director Leif Magnusson, editor, Janus Billeskov Jansen
2000-2004 Guestteacher, Nordland arts and filmschool.
2003-2005 Head of filmdepartment, Nordland arts and filmschool.
2005 Immage, self, immage, curator, Nordland.
2009 Trip down, curator/agent. ironsculptures, Annema Løbben, Galleri Svaj, Oslo,
2010 You arrive, director, Annual Festival of Contemporary Dramas, Det Norske theatre.
2011 On stoneground, curator/agent, ironsculptures Annema Løbben, Galleri The white elk, Degernes.

Publications:

2001 Filmwriters, Marianne Bjørneboe
2007 Fiebre Helada/New Nordic Cinema-Guggenheim Bilbao, 10 years jubilee publication.