Sara Broos, Swedish director and producer based in Sunne Sweden and Berlin.
She makes author-driven personal films and runs the production company Broos Film.
She has directed and produced short films, video installations and documentaries.
She has received several awards as a filmmaker and her first feature length documentary, For You Naked (2012) received The Dragon Award at Gothenburg Film Festival and Best Nordic Documentary at Nordic Docs in Norway. Her latest film Reflections (2016) a mother daughter relation has been shown in competition at Gothenburg Film Festival, Tempo Documentary Festival and Krakow Film Festival.
Her films have been produced in co-production with Swedish Television and Region Värmland and with support from The Swedish Film Institute and The Swedish Arts Grants Committee. Screened at festivals like Karlovy Vary, Idfa, Tribeca Film Festival, Krakow Film Festival, Vilnius Film Festival, Kiev Short Film Festival, Planet Doc, Doc Point, Sao Paolo, St Petersburg, etc. She is also head of an advanced level script writing course at Alma Löv Museum.
1999 Alma Löv Story Documentary
2002 I am beautiful Video installation
2003 Time To Be Short Fiction
2004 Stories from life Video installation
2005 One More Exp
2005 Watching Exp
2005 Cry On co – Music Video
2006 Roadside Short Fiction
2007 Shooting Star Exp2008 I dont know much Exp
2008 Time To Go Exp
2009 The Letters Video Installation
2011 Scenes From The Countryside, Documentary
2012 For You Naked Documentary
2015 Homeland, Short documentary
2016 Reflections Documentary
2017 Notes On A Journey Documentary
1995 National essay competition LO (workers organisation)
1996 Sven O Anderssons Journalist Prize Stockholm
1996 1 st Prize National Essay competition (Edbergstifelsen)
1997 Nomination Literary Award (Lilla Augustpriset)
1997 Scholarship Gymnasienämnden Karlstad
1998 First price Essay Competition European Council
1998 Prize for work against racism - Swedish Government
2005 Time To Be – Best Short Film Copenhagen Short Film Festival
2006 Film Star Film i Värmland Regional Film Commission Karlstad
2009 First prize SVT (Swedish Television) Pitch Competition Stockholm
2012 Dragon Award Best Swedish Documentary Gothenburg Film Festival
2013 Best Nordic Documentary Nordic Docs Fredrikstad
2013 Special Jury Mention For You Naked Side By Side St Petersburg
2013 Grant Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2013 Special Jury Mention For You Naked Copenhagen Mix
2013 The Wettergren Scholarship for Education
2014 Bo Widerberg Prize
2015 Gustaf Fröding Prize
1997 History of ideas Lund University
1997 Human Ecology and sustainability Lund University
1998 European History & Politics Malmö University
2000 B.A Honours Literature Lund University
2001 MA Journalism Stockholm University (JMK)
2005 Cinema Studies Karlstad University
2005 Screenwriting 20 p Valand Academy
2009 M.A Teacher Education Karlstad University
2012 M.A Honours Personal Storytelling Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts
Courses and workshops
1998 Project management European Council Bonn, Germany
2004 Screenwriting course David Wingate, Trollhättan
2004 Berlinale Talent Campus, Berlin
2004 Film Genres Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts
2005 Screenwriting for Interactive Media Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts
2007 Structure Masterclass John Truby Stockholm
2008 Sources2 – Screenwriting/development
2008 Story Seminar Robert McKee Stockholm
2009 Pitch training Harry Gutormsen National Film School of Denmark
2010 Directing Pernille Grumme National Film School of Denmark
2010 Directing Mark Travis National Film School of Denmark
2015 Balkan Documentary Center, Sofia, Prizren, Jihlava
95-97 Guide Mårbacka Museum of Nobel Prize Writer Selma Lagerlöf (Season)
95-01 Columnist Värmlands Folkblad, Daily newspaper (Once a week)
1996 Workshop leader international workshop European Council Altenmarkt Austria
1997 Workshop leader international workshop European Council Lamego Portugal
1998 Workshop leader international workshop European Council Viittakkiivi Finland
2001 Consultant language SEB - bank head office Stockholm
2002 Teacher high schools Stockholm
2003 Columnist Swedish National Radio Karlstad
2003 Production Assistant The Crossing, Feature film (Dir Martin Asphaug) Oslo
2002-2015 Head of screenwriting course Broby Grafiska - Collage of Cross Media
2005 Workshop leader Nordic Youth Film Festival Tromsö, Norway
2006 FAD Feature film Thy Beauty (dir. Stina Bergman)
2007-2009 Talkshow host SVT Swedish National Television (Eftersnack).
2015 - Artistic Leader Screenwriting course.
Speaker at conferences, seminars, festivals, production companies etc
Ord & Bild, Gothenburg Film Festival, Fröding Minneskonsert, Opening Carlstad Conference Center, Svenska Handelskammaren, Temp Dokumentärfestival, Partners Reklambyrå, etc.
Sara Broos receiving the Bo Widerberg Award 2014.
Sara Broos. Photo Joakim Roos.