True Norse Films is a production company based out of Minneapolis, MN and Vancouver B.C. True Norse focuses on creating narratives that explore the intricacies of human relationships. We also offer creative approaches to photography and brand storytelling, to enhance your visibility in the online market place. True Norse Films was formed by brothers Kjell and Per Kvanbeck in the winter of 2012.
Air Between Us is a short film/feature teaser that explores the ties of family and the things we do for the people we love, even if misguided in our attempts to help them.
The film is an official selection at the 2015 Minneapolis – St. Paul International Film Festival and is currently being shipped to other festivals for consideration. The feature script is in the final stages of preparation with the feature tentatively scheduled for production during Winter of 2015-2016.
Golden is a short film that explores grief and the process of letting go of the people we love. The film centers around Hank who finds that his beloved wife Maria has passed away on the morning of their fiftieth wedding anniversary. A creature of habit, Hank tries to fall back into those habits in hopes that somehow it will return his world to normal. Near the end of the day Hank realizes that he cannot continue the charade and realizes that he must let go.
Golden picked up the award for Best MN Made Short at the 2013 Minneapolis – St. Paul International Film Festival, and was an official selection in BendFilm, VisionFest NYC, Dances With Films, Duluth – Superior International Film Festival, and Big Water Film Festival.
Deeply was written, shot, and edited over the course of three days. The film was an exercise in creating something without all of the things that tend to bog us down as storytellers. It is an exploration of the things we choose to hold on to after the loss of a loved one.
Raidho was completed as part of the Minneapolis 48 Hour Film Festival in 2012. The film picked up an award for Best Emerging Filmmaker, was selected as the third best overall film, and nominated for Best Cinematography.
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