Torstein Grude is an award winning film director, cinematographer and producer. He is founder and partner in Piraya Film and Hinterland Nova and Kudos Family Distribution. His recent productions include the Emmy nominated Belorussian Waltz (dir. Andrzej Fidyk, 2007), the Joris Ivens finalist Yodok Stories (dir. Andrzej Fidyk, 2009) and the Chicago Film Fest winner On a Tightrope (Dir. Petr Lom, 2007). He has also produced Gulabi Gang (dir. Nistha Jain, 2012), co-produced by Final Cut for Real, which won the Grimstad Film Festival Documentary award in 2012.

Accolades

Signe Byrge Sørensen and Anonymous Indonesians and Kaarle Aho and Torstein Grude and Bjarte Mørner Tveit and Joshua Oppenheimer
Best Documentary Feature Film, 2015

The Look of Silence (Senyap)

Best Documentary Feature Film, 2015

The Look of Silence (Senyap)

The Look of Silence is Joshua Oppenheimer’s and the anonymous Indonesian directors and producers powerful companion piece to The Act of Killing. Via their footage of interviews…

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Signe Byrge Sørensen and Joram Ten Brink and Christine Cynn and Anne Köhncke and Joshua Oppenheimer and Michael Uwemedimo and Anonymous Indonesians and Torstein Grude and Bjarte Mørner Tveit
Best Documentary Feature Film, 2013

The Act of Killing

Best Documentary Feature Film, 2013

The Act of Killing

Winner, Best Documentary Feature Film, 2013 Anwar Congo and his friends have been dancing their way through musical numbers, twisting arms in film noir gangster…

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Lizzette Atkins and George Gittoes and Torstein Grude
Best Documentary Feature Film, 2016

Snow Monkey

Best Documentary Feature Film, 2016

Snow Monkey

One of Australia’s greatest photojournalists takes the audience on a riveting first-hand journey through an Afghanistan rarely seen on the news. In Snow Monkey, George…

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Films

The Act of Killing
2013

The Act of Killing

Norway, United Kingdom, Denmark
2013

The Act of Killing

Winner, Best Documentary Feature Film, 2013 Anwar Congo and his friends have been dancing their way through musical numbers, twisting arms in film noir gangster…

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The Look of Silence
2014

The Look of Silence (Senyap)

Indonesia, Finland, Denmark, United Kingdom, Norway
2014

The Look of Silence (Senyap)

The Look of Silence is Joshua Oppenheimer’s and the anonymous Indonesian directors and producers powerful companion piece to The Act of Killing. Via their footage…

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Snow Monkey
2015

Snow Monkey

Australia, Norway
2015

Snow Monkey

One of Australia’s greatest photojournalists takes the audience on a riveting first-hand journey through an Afghanistan rarely seen on the news. In Snow Monkey, George…

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