Independent production company Kanalstrasse was established 2008. From the beginning there was no particular plan, maybe that's why I have been part of projects I could never imagine.

Selected work

Documentaries

Searching for Jesse Fuxing - How to meet people (2013), Producer, Director and script.
Almost went bankrupt on the search for a total stranger, just to find out what may happen when one break social rules and conventions.
Börje's Colombia (2011), Producer, Director and script.
Won a pitch competition and met former Pablo Escobar employees in Colombia in this production for Swedish network TV4.

Shortfilms

The Keeper (2014), Producer, Director and Screenwriter.
With a 20 years timeline I had to shoot this short during one full year to capture the changing seasons.
Of your wounds (2012), Executive producer for Nicola Piovesan.
Very pleased to work with Nicola Piovesan and add to his list of awards with this remarkable film.
Working title: Pirates of the Atlantic (2009), Producer, Director and Screenwriter
A mockumentary, filmed onboard a sailboat crossing the Atlantic, was screened at several festivals and film events in Norway and Sweden.

Screenplays

Finn's Way (2012)
"Pretending to be an idealist has never been harder." (currently under development for production)
Excitementified (2011).
Spice up your life, or write something more clever.
The Refugees (2009) with Titus Paar.
Co-wrote the first draft.
Grandma´s a punkrocker (2008) with Titus Paar and Debbie Brubaker
Adapted from Swedish and developed this award winning short into a feature length film.

Contact

Name:
Öystein thorsen
Address:
Malgräva 506, 71594 Odensbacken, SWEDEN
Email:
oystein@kanalstrasse.com
Phone:
+46 (0) 73434 6292