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A film by Jerry Carlsson

Genre(s): Drama

• Theme(s): Child / Danse / Identity

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  • Jerry Carlsson


    Jerry Carlsson was born in 1987 in Pitea, Sweden. He graduated from Valand Academy in 2014, as a Director & Producer with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Independent Filmmaking. Jerry finished his Master of Fine Arts in Film at Valand Academy in 2015 and the same year he founded the culture production company Verket Produktion.  Jerry's award winning short films has been screened in numerous international film festivals, including Locarno Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival. In 2015 Jerry Carlsson was selected for the European Film Promotions programme "FUTURE FRAMES: Ten filmmakers to follow" at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. FUTURE FRAMES is a programme that highlights 10 young groundbreaking european film directors. The same year he also participated at Berlinale Talent Campus.In 2016 Jerry Carlsson was selected for STHLM Debut, a development programme for debut feature films, and he got the Carl Larsson Grez-sur-loing scholarship. 

    2011: Coming Out
    2011: Along The Road
    2014: All We Share
    2015: About Sex
    2017: Shadow Animals

Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2017: Warsaw Film Festival (Poland)
  • 2017: Uppsala International Short Film Festival Audience Award
  • 2017: Stockholm International Film Festival
  • 2018: Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers | European Short Films Competition
  • 2018: Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival | International CompetitionJury Special Prize, Canal + Award
  • 2018: San Francisco International Film Festival Golden Gate Award Narrative Short
  • 2018: Palm Springs Int. ShortFest Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes
  • 2018: Nordisk Panorama Film Festival Best Nordic Short Film


A young girl goes with her two dads to a party where she experiences assorted grown-up rituals. As the evening progresses she finds the adults’ behavior increasingly strange. Everyone tries to fit in, but not everyone succeeds.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 22'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Country(ies) of production: Sweden
  • Original Language(s): Swedish
  • Subtitle(s) available: English
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Ayla Turin, Cecilia Milocco, Peter Melin, Zana Penjweni, Danielle de Vries, Anthony Lomuljo
  • Screenplay: Jerry Carlsson
  • Cinematographer: Marcus Dineen
  • Editor: Philip Bergström, Jerry Carlsson
  • Sound: Janna Johansson, Manne Kjellander
  • Producer: Frida Mårtensson

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Frida Mårtensson
  • Coproduced by: Film i Väst