Fredrik Gertten, director of Bikes vs Cars is a Swedish award winning director and journalist. His latest works Big Boys Gone Bananas!* (2012) and Bananas!* (2009) have met an audience in over 80 countries including leading festivals as Sundance, Berlinale, Hot Docs, Toronto, IDFA, Amsterdam, Sheffield. In Sweden the sale of FairTrade bananas more than doubled after the release of the films. Fredrik founded WG Film in 1994. Worked as a foreign correspondent and columnist for radio, TV, and press in Africa, Latin America, Asia and around Europe. Combines film making with a role as a creative producer. Famous for local stories with a global understanding, with several films catching the identity and transformation of his hometown. The Dole Food Company made his film Bananas!* controversial by suing WG Film, the producer and the director. The fight for the film and freedom of speech won international recognition. In Sweden Fredrik Gertten is awarded with several prices including the Anna Politkovskaya Freedom of Speech Award. Both films has won several international awards.