Caroline Cowan

Caroline Cowan (b. 1968) holds a Bachelor of Honor in Film from the prestigious Central Saint Martins College in London and is the director of numerous acclaimed short films and TV-series.

2007 saw the premiere of Cowan’s short Departure, a heart-gripping drama revolving around ten-year-old Vocho, who begs for money on the streets of Stockholm. One day he meets Agneta, a woman on disability pension who is about to jump off a bridge. The film was much well-received and was nominated for Best Short Film at the Venice Film Festival.

2014 marked the release of Joy, a children’s drama series both written and directed by Cowan. Joy offers a humorous and insightful look at contemporary life in Sweden told from the perspective of a bi-racial Swedish family. The series was nominated at the Prix Jeunesse, the world’s oldest and most esteemed children’s TV festival.

Caroline has also directed several episodes for the crime series Arne Dahl which has garnered great success both in its native Sweden and abroad.

Currently, Cowan is involved in the development of multiple new projects including a family feature based on a successful young adult novel.

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Caroline Cowan holds a Bachelor of Honor in Film from the prestigious Central Saint Martins College in London and is the director of numerous acclaimed short films and TV-series.

Cowan is the writer and director behind Joy (2014), a children’s drama series which was nominated at the Prix Jeunesse, the world’s oldest and most esteemed children’s TV festival. Cowan is also the director of the crime hit series Arne Dahl: Hidden Numbers (2015) which has garnered great success both in its native Sweden and abroad.

Currently, Cowan is involved in the development of multiple new projects including a family feature based on a successful young adult novel.