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Soni Jorgensen

Soni Jorgensen is a Swedish screenwriter with extensive international experience, crossing both borders and genres. Jorgensen is particularly known for her skill in balancing drama with comedy and is also passionate about writing thriller/crime.

She received her training at the USC Graduate Screenwriting Program in Los Angeles and other highly competitive European professional creative media programs such as Sources, North by Northwest, and Moonstone.

Jorgensen has worked as script consultant for numerous films, including the Swedish box-office hit As It Is in Heaven (2004), which was nominated for an Academy Award for ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ and sold worldwide. Jorgensen also worked as a writer on the second season of Life in Fagervik (2009), a popular Swedish drama comedy series.

In 2015, Jorgensen worked as a dialogue coach on Fox’s TV Show American Horror Story Hotel for showrunner Ryan Murphy (The People v. O. J. Simpson, Glee, Nip/Tuck).

On top of that, Jorgensen is co-producer of the feature film King of Atlantis which premiered in 2019. Jorgensen is also writer of EA’s latest game It Takes Two (2021) together with game director Josef Fares (A Way Out). It Takes Two was the big winner at the 2021 Game Awards, often referred to as the Oscars for gaming, and was awarded ‘Game of the Year,’ ‘Best Family Game,’ ‘Best Multiplayer Game’ and was nominated for ‘Best Narrative.’

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‘It Takes Two’ awarded at the British Academy Games Awards

The praised video game It Takes Two received two prestigious awards at the 2022 British Academy Games Awards: ‘Best Multiplayer’ and ‘Original Property.’ It Takes Two, written by Soni Jorgensen together with game director Josef Fares, was nominated in a striking total of nine categories including ‘Best Narrative.’

‘It Takes Two’ nominated for the British Academy Game Awards

The spectacular, creative and lauded video game It Takes Two has received a staggering nine nominations for the 2022 British Academy Game Awards, including ‘Best Game,’ ‘Artistic Achievement,’ ‘Narrative,’ ‘Original Property’ and ‘Game Beyond Entertainment.’

The Bafta Game Awards have been recognizing the cultural impact of games since 2004 and the awards are arguably the most prestigious in the gaming industry.

It Takes Two is written by Soni Jorgensen together with game director Josef Fares. 

‘It Takes Two’ nominated for the prestigious Game Awards

The co-op platformer game It Takes Two, co-written by Soni Jorgensen and Josef Fares, has received fantastic reviews and is now nominated for the Game Awards. The award show is often referred to as the Oscars for gaming. It Takes Two is nominated in five categories, including ‘Game of the Year’ and ‘Best Narrative.’

It Takes Two by Hazelight Studios and publisher Electronic Arts is a wild action-adventure that explores themes such as relationship dynamics and divorce with playful humor and a touch of darkness.

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Soni Jorgensen joins Salomonsson Agency

Soni Jorgensen is a Swedish screenwriter with extensive international experience, crossing borders and genres. Jorgensen is particularly known for her skill in balancing drama with comedy and is also passionate about writing thriller/crime.

Jorgensen has worked as script consultant for numerous films, including the Swedish box-office hit As It Is in Heaven (2004), which was nominated for an Academy Award for ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ and sold worldwide. In 2015, Jorgensen worked as a dialogue coach on Fox’s TV Show American Horror Story Hotel for showrunner Ryan Murphy (The People v. O. J. Simpson, Glee, Nip/Tuck).

2019 saw the premiere of the feature film King of Atlantis, which Jorgensen co-produced. Jorgensen is also writer for a video game together with director and game creator Josef Fares, for Hazelight Studios and EA.