Hallvar Witzø

Best Short Film

Hallvar Witzø graduated from The Norwegian Film School with the Oscar-nominated short film “Tuba Atlantic” (2010), which won the Student Academy Awards for Best short film in 2011. The short film “Yes We Love” (2014), competed for the Palm d´Or at Cannes Film Festival and received First Honorable Mention. Witzø has directed a slew of commercials and episodes of known TV-dramas such as “Helt Perfekt” (TVNorge), “Kjære Landsmenn” (TV2) and “Neste Sommer” (TVNorge). The comedy “Everybody Hates Johan” (2021) is his feature film debut, produced by Nordisk Film Production.


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