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.

The premiere of Cowan’s short Departure took place in 2007. Departure is 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 of a bridge. The film was very well-received and was nominated for ‘Best Short Film’ at the Venice Film Festival.

The year 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 and production of multiple new projects including the feature film Eva och Adam: att vara eller inte vara – ihop.

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Caroline Cowan to direct ‘Eva och Adam’

The television series and the feature film about the characters Eva and Adam became iconic works of popular culture in late 90s’ and early 2000s’ Sweden. Now, a new film about the young couple is in the making.

Adam is new to the class and Eva has made a no-boys pact with her best friend – boys are just too childish. But when a kissing party game brings Eva and Adam together, it’s simply too difficult to put a brake on their feelings. Perhaps even impossible.

Eva och Adam: att vara eller inte vara – ihop marks Caroline Cowan’s debut as a feature film director. Johan Unenge and Måns Gahrton are the writers, and Francy Suntinger will produce for Filmlance.

Caroline Cowan joins Salomonsson Agency

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.