Johannes Nyholm

Johannes Nyholm

Still: Koko-di Koko-da
Johannes NYHOLM (1974, Sweden) is a filmmaker, producer, screenwriter and animator. He was educated in film, art, new media and animation, and manages his own production company. Nyholm first gained recognition for his animated film series, The Tale of Little Puppetboy (2008), which has been shown internationally at festivals and galleries. His short film, Las Palmas (2011), gained worldwide fame with its trailer alone. His feature debut The Giant (2016) screened at TIFF, San Sebastián International Film Festival and IFFR and had the highest review index of all Swedish films released that year. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) premiered in 2019 at Sundance, and also screened at IFFR and Gothenburg Film Festival. With a background in classic animation, Nyholm often mixes different styles and cinematic universes and grounds them in existential narratives.

Filmography

(selection) Sagan om den lilla Dockpojken/The Tale of Little Puppetboy (2008, short), Dockpojken/Puppetboy (2008, short), Drömmar från skogen/Dreams from the Woods (2009, short), Las Palmas (2011, short), Jätten/The Giant (2016), Koko-di Koko-da (2018)

More info: Johannes Nyholm

Johannes Nyholm op IFFR