Rotterdam Lab

Helene Eggen

Helene Eggen is a creative producer in Twentyone Pictures. She has a background in media studies with a specialization in film and art, and from several film festivals; as assistant programme and festival director for Arctic Moving Image & Film Festival (AMIFF), head of communication for Tromsø International Film Festival (TIFF) and MIRAGE Art of the Real Film Festival (Oslo). Helene has worked in Twentyone Pictures since 2019 as project manager on #makingsensetogether(The art project following the film Making Sense Together, 2018), outreach producer on The Recovery Channel by Ellen Ugelstad, creative producer on Also a Life by Anders Emblem, as well as producing three short films screened in international festivals as Cannes Short Film Corner, Berlin Indie Film Festival and LGBTQ+Toronto Film Festival.

Twentyone Pictures - Norway

Twentyone Pictures is a director-driven production company founded in 2003 by filmmaker Ellen Ugelstad. We focus on artistic innovation, hybrid expressions and alternative production structures. The ambition is to produce films of high cultural, political and artistic relevance that can migrate on several plattforms internationally. We provide co-production and financing for international projects with a Norwegian creative lead.


Projects in development

Also a life by Anders Emblem (feature)

Society by Thomas Østbye (documentary feature)

Good Intentions (feature)


Projects in post-production

The Recovery Channel by Ellen Ugelstad (hybrid)


Released films

Skádja by Eili Bråstad Johannessen (short)
De reisende by Samaj Bandéh (short)
The Father Project by Samaj Bandéh (short)
#makingsensetogether (art project)

Helene Eggen

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.