Monica Hellström

Producer. Holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media Production from the University of Bedfordshire, England, and a Master's degree in Film Studies from The University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Hellström has produced a number of documentaries. Among these are 'Moon Rider' (2012), which won a Reel Talent Award at CPH:DOX, as well as 'The Fencing Champion' (2014), 'Chikara – The Sumo Wrestler's Son' (2014) and 'The Distant Barking of Dogs' (2017), which all screened at IDFA. 'The Distant Barking of Dogs' won the First Appearance award at IDFA, was nominated for a European Film Award and shortlisted for an Oscar.

'A House Made of Splinters' (2021) won for Best Direction in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance in 2022.

'Flee' (2021) was selected for Cannes Festival, won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and has since toured festivals around the world, including in Annecy, Telluride, Toronto and New York, winning a number of awards. The film was nominated in three categories for the Oscars 2022.

Hellström has also co-produced a number of feature films, including 'The Nile Hilton Incident' (2017), which won an award at Sundance, and 'Good Favour' (2017), which screened at Toronto and Göteborg Film Festival.

From 2004 to 2008 Monica Hellström served as Production Manager at the Film Workshop in Copenhagen.
Title Year Function Category
A House Made of Splinters 2022 Producer DK/Documentary
Walad min al-Janna 2022 Co-producer Feature
He's My Brother 2021 Producer DK/Documentary
Flee 2021 Producer DK/Documentary
Outside 2021 Co-producer Documentary
Raising a School Shooter 2021 Associate producer DK/Documentary
Little Girl 2020 Co-executive producer Documentary
All that I am 2020 Co-producer Documentary
Forget Me Not 2019 Producer DK/Documentary
The Distant Barking of Dogs 2017 Producer, Post Producer DK/Documentary
The Distant Barking of Dogs 2017 Producer, Post Producer DK/Documentary
The Nile Hilton Incident 2017 Co-producer Feature
Good Favour 2017 Co-producer DK/Feature
15 Minutes - The Dvor Massacre 2015 Producer DK/Documentary
Sport Kids 2015 Co-producer Documentary
Sport Kids 2015 Co-producer Documentary
Sport Kids 2015 Co-producer DK/Documentary
Chikara - The Sumo Wrestler's Son 2014 Producer DK/Documentary
The Fencing Champion 2014 Producer DK/Documentary
Becky's Journey 2014 Producer DK/Documentary
Democrats 2014 Production DK/Documentary
Concerning Violence 2013 Co-producer Documentary
Moon Rider 2012 Producer DK/Documentary
The Human Scale 2012 Associate producer DK/Documentary
Verdens bedste kok 2011 Producer DK/Documentary
Klovn for livet 2011 Post-producton coordinator DK/Documentary
Thors saga 2011 Production manager DK/Documentary
Canned Dreams 2011 Production manager DK/Documentary
Tine på tværs 2009 Production manager DK/Documentary
Dreams in Copenhagen 2009 Production manager DK/Documentary
MollyCam 2008 Production manager: The Film Workshop DK/Feature