In 2019, SF Studios celebrates 100 years as a film studio. Since 1919, SF Studios has been a leading Nordic film studio that has produced and distributed some of cinema’s most iconic films and worked with some of the greatest talents in the business. Our 100th anniversary will be celebrated throughout the year to honor our history and tell the world who we are today and our ambitions for the future.
In connection to the start of the anniversary year, a website has been launched which you can visit to read about our history and some of the films and talents that we have worked with during the last century. Welcome to share our story at www.sfstudios100years.com
(Please note that this website is in Swedish, the English website is under construction and will be launched in the beginning of February 2019.)
SF Studios was founded on December 27, 1919 through a merger of AB Svenska Biografteatern and Filmindustri AB Skandia. Already in beginning, the company achieved international success and contributed to the “Golden Age” of Swedish cinema with films like The Phantom Carriage, Witchcraft Through the Ages and The Legend of Gösta Berling. Since then, SF Studios has produced award-winning films and box office successes such as The Seventh Seal, The Emigrants, My Life as a Dog and A Man Called Ove. In addition, SF Studios has worked with some of film industry’s most praised directors such as Mauritz Stiller, Victor Sjöström, Ingmar Bergman, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Arne Sucksdorff, Jan Troell, Bo Widerberg, Lasse Hallström and Bille August. Also, some of the most popular film stars have started their careers at SF Studios. Among them are Greta Garbo, Ingrid Bergman, Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Stellan Skarsgård, Rolf Lassgård and Sverrir Gudnason.
Today SF Studios is a leading Nordic film studio with international ambitions. Its business includes production and distribution of feature films and TV series and the digital services SF Anytime and SF Kids Play. SF Studios has its head office in Stockholm, Sweden and subsidiaries in Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki and London.
For more information, please contact:
Kristina Linglöf, Head of Communications SF Studios, +46 70 305 22 27
Malin Strihagen, Project Manager SF Studios 100 years, +46 70 888 68 28