Hans Rosenfeldt

Hans Rosenfeldt is the creator of the incredibly successful and award-winning Scandinavian TV-series The Bridge (2011-2018). The show has aired in more than 170 countries and also been successfully remade into a US version, The Bridge (2013-2014), as well as a British/French version, The Tunnel (2013).

During his twenty-plus years in the industry, Rosenfeldt has written, created and worked on a large variety of television and drama productions, such as Wallander (2009), Sebastian Bergman (2010) and The Sandhamn Murders (2012). His most recent work includes creating and writing the Netflix Original series, Marcella (2016-).

In addition to being one of Scandinavia’s leading screenwriters, Rosenfeldt has also found success as an author. Together with Michael Hjorth, he makes up the celebrated Swedish crime writing duo Hjorth & Rosenfeldt. As the authors behind the internationally bestselling series about psychological profiler Sebastian Bergman, their books have sold more than 4 million copies in over 30 territories worldwide.

Awards

Shortlisted for LovelyBooks Leserpreis, Shortlisted for the Storytel Awards See full list
British Screenwriters’ Award (Best Crime Writing on Television) UK – Marcella 2 2018
Kristallen Awards Nominee (Best Television Drama) Sweden – Bron/Broen The Bridge 2018
Zulu Awards Nominee (Best TV Series) Denmark – Bron/Broen The Bridge 2016
Robert Awards Nominee (Best Danish TV Series) Denmark – Bron/Broen The Bridge 2016
Kristallen Award (Best Television Drama) Sweden – Bron/Broen The Bridge 2016
Robert Awards Nominee (Best Danish TV Series) Denmark – Bron/Broen The Bridge 2014
Crime Thriller Awards Nominee (Best International TV Drama) UK – Bron/Broen The Bridge 2014
Kristallen Award (Best Television Drama) Sweden – Bron/Broen The Bridge 2014
BAFTA Awards Nominee (Best International Programme) UK – Bron/Broen The Bridge 2013
Kristallen Awards Nominee (Best Television Drama) Sweden – Bron/Broen The Bridge 2012
Crime Thriller Awards Nominee (Best International TV Drama) UK – Bron/Broen The Bridge 2012
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Filmography

Marcella
(TV Series)
(CrimeDramaThriller)
CreatorWriter
2016
The Bridge
(TV Series)
(CrimeDramaMystery)
Writer
2014
Morden i Sandhamn The Sandhamn Murders
(TV Series)
(CrimeDramaThriller)
Writer
2012
Bron/Broen The Bridge
(TV Series)
(CrimeMysteryThriller)
WriterCreator
2011
Den fördömde Sebastian Bergman
(TV Series)
(CrimeDramaThriller)
Writer
2010
Göta kanal 4 - Tårkanalen
(Short)
(Comedy)
Writer
2010
Playa Del Sol
(TV Series)
(Comedy)
Episode writer
2009
183 dagar 183 Days
(TV Series)
(Drama)
Episode writer
2009
Wallander - Hämnden Wallander - The Revenge
(TV Series)
(CrimeDramaMystery)
Writer
2009
Oskyldigt dömd Innocently Convicted
(TV Series)
(CrimeDrama)
Writer
2008
Wallander - Pyramiden Wallander - The Pyramid
(TV Movie)
(ActionCrimeThriller)
Writer
2007
En riktig jul A Real Christmas
(TV Series)
(DramaFamilyFantasy)
Writer
2007
Draken The Dragon
(TV Mini-Series)
(Family)
Writer
2007
De drabbade The Befallen
(TV Series)
(DramaFantasyHorror)
CreatorWriter
2003
Järnvägshotellet The Railway Hotel
(TV Movie)
(CrimeThriller)
Writer
2003
Bella bland kryddor och kriminella Bella
(TV Series)
(Crime)
Writer
2002
Kaspar i Nudådalen
(TV Series)
(Family)
Writer
2001
Mirakelpojken The Miracle Boy
(TV Series)
(AdventureFamilyFantasy)
Writer
2001
Brott§våg
(TV Series)
(Crime)
Writer
2000
Sjätte dagen The Sixth Day
(TV Series)
(DramaMysteryThriller)
Writer
2000
Hassel/Förgörarna Hassel: There Is No Mercy!
(Feature film)
(ActionThriller)
Writer
2000
Reuter & Skoog
(TV Series)
(Comedy)
Writer
1999
Rederiet High Seas
(TV Series)
(Drama)
Writer
1999
Aspiranterna
(TV Series)
(CrimeDrama)
Writer
1998
Reine & Mimmi i fjällen!
(Feature film)
(Comedy)
Writer
1997
Jul i Kaupernaum Christmas in Kaupernaum
(TV Series)
(Children’s)
Writer
1995
The Båttom is Nådd
(TV Series)
(Comedy)
Writer
1995
Radioskugga Radio Shadow
(TV Series)
(Drama)
Writer
1995
Tre Kronor Tre Kronor
(TV Series)
(Drama)
Writer
1994

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‘Marcella’ set for French remake

The French broadcaster TF1 has ordered a local adaptation of the lauded UK crime drama Marcella. The remake, produced by Elephant, will be titled Rebecca and star Anne Marivin as the titular detective, who returns to work six years after abandoning the hunt for a serial killer and quitting the police force.

The highly successful original show, Marcella, was created by Hans Rosenfeldt and recently released its third season on Netflix.

‘Marcella’ season 3 on Netflix

The crime drama Marcella has been lauded for its gripping narrative, multi-layered characters, engrossing subplots, and shocking twists. Created by Swedish screenwriter Hans Rosenfeldt, the show has generated two successful seasons and is now back on Netflix with season 3.

The series stars Anna Friel as Marcella, a police detective who suffers violent blackouts as a result of her dissociative identity disorder, but that doesn’t stop her from going up against some truly twisted killers. Season three will see Marcella operating in Belfast as an undercover detective. She has taken on a new identity, under the name of Keira, and has managed to infiltrate the infamous Maguire crime family. As Marcella investigates their activities, questions are raised about how much of her old self she has left behind. Will her past come back to haunt her once again?

‘The Bridge,’ ‘Real Humans’ and ‘SKAM’ among the 10 most influential international TV shows of the 2010s

Deadline Hollywood has listed the 10 most influential international TV shows of the last decade, and on this exclusive list you will find Hans Rosenfeldt’s The Bridge, Lars Lundström’s Real Humans, and Julie Andem’s SKAM.

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‘The Bridge’ lauded in The New York Times

Hans Rosenfeldt’s Swedish-Danish crime TV series The Bridge has not only gained great success in Scandinavia, but become hugely popular around the globe and received several awards.

The latest in the line of tributes is one from The New York Times. The newspaper listed The Bridge as the second best foreign series of the year and describes the fourth season as “complicated,” “spine-tingling,” and “occasionally quite funny.”

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Hans Rosenfeldt winner of the Best Crime Writing on Television

We are delighted to announce that Hans Rosenfeldt is the winner of the Best Crime Writing on Television Award at the British Screenwriters’ Award 2018, for Marcella.

The grim murder mystery drama set in London has captivated fans, received rave reviews and sent social media into a frenzy. Marcella fans are now holding their breath waiting to see if there will be a season 3 of the hugely successful series.

Among the winners from the other categories we find David Nicholls and Edwards St. Aubyn for Patrick Melrose and Charlie Covell for End of the Fucking world.

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Hans Rosenfeldt nominated for the Best Crime Writing on Television

Hans Rosenfeldt has been nominated for the Best Crime Writing on Television at the British Screenwriters Award 2018 for his show Marcella.
This is the sixth year the award will take place in London, and it continues to celebrate the very best in screenwriting in UK TV and film.
To see the list of nominees and read about earlier winners, click on “Read more”.

The winner will be announced on September 8th.

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‘Marcella’ season two premiere

The second season of Hans Rosenfeldt’s hugely popular London-set crime drama series Marcella premieres on February 19th on ITV and on Netflix in March. The series was created by Rosenfeldt and Nicola Larder, with Rosenfeldt also writing the script.

Marcella has become one of the most popular new British crime shows on ITV. The premiere episode had 8 million viewers in Britain and the average audience rating was 6,8 million viewers for the first season.

Marcella Backland is a detective who, in season one, returns to her job as a detective after 12 years. She suspects that the killer she once chased has returned as well.

Fourth and final season of ‘The Bridge’ to premiere in 2018

The fourth and final season of The Bridge is set to premiere on January 1st 2018 on Swedish broadcasting network SVT. The season will consist of 8 episodes, and start where season three ended.

The TV series The Bridge, written by Hans Rosenfeldt, has aired in more than 170 countries and been successfully remade into a US version sharing the same name, as well as a British and French version called The Tunnel.

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Hans Rosenfeldt guest on SVT’s ‘Dolly’

Screenwriter and creator of the international hit series The Bridge and Marcella, Hans Rosenfeldt, appeared on Swedish public service broadcaster SVT’s show Dolly yesterday, January 25th. On the show Rosenfeldt spoke openheartedly with the hosts about his success as a TV crime screenwriter, among other matters. The episode is available for viewing on SVT Play.

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New Screenwriter – Hans Rosenfeldt

Hans Rosenfeldt is one of the creators of the incredibly successful and award-winning Scandinavian TV-series The Bridge (Bron/Broen 2011-2018). The show has aired in more than 170 countries and also been successfully remade into a US version, The Bridge (2013-2014), as well as a British/French version, The Tunnel (2013).

During his more than twenty years in the industry, Rosenfeldt has written, created and worked on a large variety of television and drama productions, such as Wallander (2009), Sebastian Bergman (2010) and The Sandhamn Murders (2012). His most recent work include creating and writing the Netflix Original series, Marcella (2016-).

In addition to being one of Sweden’s leading screenwriters, Rosenfeldt has also found success as an author. Together with Michael Hjorth, he makes up one half of the celebrated Swedish crime writing duo Hjorth & Rosenfeldt. As the authors behind the internationally bestselling series about psychological profiler Sebastian Bergman, their books have sold more than 3,5 million copies in over 30 territories worldwide.