Also, Works In Progress presentations include Ulrich Thomsen’s feature directorial debut.

The Stockholm International Film Festival has added two masterclasses and five Works In Progress to its industry days (Nov 18-20).

For the masterclasses, Shane Meadows and producer Mark Herbert will hold a session along with presenting This Is England ’86; also Monsters director Gareth Edwards will hold a class about special effects. Gus Van Sant is already doing a separate class.

“We see a need to tie the Swedish film industry together with international top directors and we are very happy that Shane Meadows, Mark Herbert and Gareth Edwards are participating,” said program manager George Ivanov.

Also, Nordic producers are directors are set to present new projects at Works In Progress:
Ulrich Thomsen will present his directorial debut In Embryo
Alexandra-Therese Keining presents her second feature film With Open Eyes, with Ruth Vega Fernandez, Liv Mjönes, Lena Endre and Krister Henriksson in the cast
Göran Olsson presents The Black Power Mixtape
Pål Sletaune will present thriller Babycall to star Noomi Rapace and Kristoffer Jones
Levan Akin presents his feature debut The Games We Play