The 6th of september, Pophunters Film & TV received the award for Corporate Film of the Year 2018. The award was received during a banquet at Örebro Concert Hall in Sweden. The award is organized by the Swedish Media Festival.
The motivation of the jury was: “All nominees for the Swedish Media Festival Grand Award are of a very high standard. Strong stories that attract interest, and a great film craft, says Jan Svensson, the chairman of the jury. Pophunters Film & TV are truly worthy winners and it stands proof that Swedish corporate films are still on top!”
The film that was awarded with the Grand Award was “I Think I Have A Crush On You”, a short film about Grooming. The film is produced for the Foundation Aktiv Skola, and is being distributed free of charge together with a teacher’s guide to all swedish schools. The film, with a running time of 9 minutes, shortly after launch spread virally on YouTube, where it currently has over 890.000 views amongst a young audience.
The same film was also awarded Best Directing, Best Cinematography, Best Educational film as well as a nomination for Best Target Group Adaption. Other films by Pophunters that received awards were the films for Uppsala (Best Tourism Film) and the film Ahmed & Marcus (Silver in Educational Films).
Above: All awards received for the winning film. From the left: Niklas Falk (CEO Aktiv Skola), Petra Falk (HR Manager Aktiv Skola), Petter Schanche (CEO Pophunters), Maria Beigrund (Pophunters), Anna Jarstig (Aktiv Skola), Simon Johansson (Aktiv Skola), Josefin Varg (Aktiv Skola).
TEAM: I Think I Have A Crush On You
Director Maria Eriksson-Hecht
Script by Maria Eriksson-Hecht and Pelle Rådström
DoP: Sebastian Danneborn
Main actor: Inez Torhaug
Top image from the left: Petter Schanche, CEO Pophunters Film & TV – Petra Falk, HR Manager Aktiv Skola – Jan Svensson, chairman of the jury.