Torfinn Iversen (b. 1985 Sortland, Norway) started to make short films at the age of 11. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Culture (film and television) from Lillehammer University College, including a semester at Hawaii Pacific University, and graduated from the Nordland College of Art and Film in 2009. Iversen has written and directed several short films that have been screened at various international film festivals. He participated at Berlinale Talent Campus in 2009, and his short film Levi’s Horse was selected for the Generation section of Berlinale 2012.
His first feature film, Oskar’s America, won the first Eurimages Co-production Development Award in 2014 and premiered in the Generation section of Berlinale 2017. It also won the award for best feature film in the section 8+ at the Lucas International Film Festival in 2017. His short film Bog Hole (2018) was screened at numerous festivals, including the Palm Springs Film Festival, Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, the Oberhausen Short Film Festival and Giffoni Film Festival, and was nominated for an Amanda Award for Best Short Film. He is currently developing a new feature film Uncle Egg, Searching for a Dad, which participated at the Cinekid Script Lab (Amsterdam 2019) and at the Berlinale (2020).