Magnus Gertten is a director and producer from Malmö, Sweden. He has a background as a TV and radio journalist, working several years for the Swedish National Radio and the Swedish Television, SVT. He runs the production company Auto Images together with producer Lennart Ström. Since 1998 he has directed a large number of documentaries co-produced with SVT, many of which have been shown internationally at film festivals and on television networks. Among Magnus Gertten’s highlighted films are Get Busy (2004), Rolling Like a Stone (2005) and Long Distance Love (2009) , which won Best Documentary at Hamptons IFF in 2009, and Harbour of Hope (2012), which garnered a Special Jury Mention at the Krakow Documentary Festival in 2012. His film Every Face Has a Name (2014) won awards internationally and screened at IDFA 2015 in the Best of Fest section. His latest film Becoming Zlatan (2015), co-directed with his brother Fredrik Gertten, had its world premiered at IDFA in 2015. Magnus Gertten is also a producer and works with international co-productions, together with his producer colleague Lennart Ström. The Danish co-production Armadillo was awarded at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. The Finnish co-production The Punk Syndrome won a Prix Europa for Best European TV Documentary in 2013.