BEHIND LIGHTS


Shortly after Creative Director Trine Skauen and Caster / Director Linda Steinhoff met, LIGHTS PROMOTION was founded. The duo saw an opportunity to unite their network, experience and knowledge into what today have become a company who works for creatives in the film industry like Itv Studios, Original film, to promote their films / produce marketing material / organizing events to working for big corporate companies like Trivago, GEIRI (Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute Europe) and KWS Saat, to mention some.

THE FOUNDERS

Linda Steinhoff

Linda Steinhoff

CEO / Partner / International Casting Director

Steinhoff was the initiatier of Northern Lights and has been the project leader of the Northern Lights event including the casters critic choice awards at the Nordic embassies in Berlin during the Berlinale film festival for the past two years as well as Harpa nordic film composers award.

Steinhoff is an awarded Director and Casting Director from Norway based in Berlin.

With a degree from Academy of Live and recorded Arts in London, she has in the past 10 years casted several
International awarded feature, shorts, TV-series and commercials, worked on over 20 international film productions, as well as worked within press for Berlin TV, Film magazines in Norway and Denmark and as a press coordinator for the Film from the south-festival. Her current documentary just won several prices at the Bergen international film festival and was also nominated to the “Gullruten” (Norwegian tv-award) and she will be going to China in September to speak about Nordic film at the crossroads festival in Beijing.

Trine Skauen

Trine Skauen

CEO / Partner / Creative Director

Norwegian based Creative Director / Producer with degree in Contemporary Art, a Make Up Artist education and a Bachelor degree in Art Direction from Westersdals School of Communication, with an internship at DRstudios, - Photographer Dusan Reljin in New York City 2008.

Trine is partner in the organizing of Northern Lights Event and is responsible for the visual concept and marketing material. She has been working freelance as a Creative Director and have casted several campaigns, catalogs and short fashion films in places like New York, Tokyo, France, Italy, Germany and Norway for different International fashion clients. Her work is to be seen in magazines like Cosmopolitan, Costume, Man and Numero Homme.

OUR TEAM OF COLLABORATORS

Marco Di Filippo

Marco Di Filippo

Photographer

Marco Di Filippo is a highly renowned International Photographer who has established a reputation through shooting of fashion campaigns, commercial work as well as celebrity portraits around the globe, with clients like Numero Homme, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Revlon, D&G, Maybelline, Gucci and Jerome Boateng for PHC.
www.mdfstudio.com

Marco is based in Norway, but travel for work and can be booked through LIGHTS for special shootings.

Contact us for any queries.

Hildegunn Wærness

Hildegunn Wærness

Director

Winner of Talent Award, BIFF 2015

Hildegunn Wærness is a Norwegian director and screen writer. She has a background as a journalist and a photographer, and made her directing debut with the documentary "The People and the President - a portrait of the Bolivarian Revolution» in 2007.

She is the creator of the critically acclaimed "The Fjord Cowboys", which was nominated for a Rockie Award at the BANFF World Media Festival, and won the Norwegian Golden camera (2014) for best director. Recently, Wærness has directed "Supernerd" for ITV Studios Norway and a director for the National Geographic’s "Ice Road Rescue".

Magnus Aspelin

Magnus Aspelin

Graphic Designer

Magnus is our youngest team member, but proved himself as a great addition to Lights, through the Northern Light Talents event 2015. He is Norwegian, but fluent in english and german.
Educated at Robert Meyer School of Arts, and with an apprenticeship from
Kolonihaven Studio AS in Oslo, Magnus is at the present moment completing his Master degree in Communication Design at BTK university in Berlin, and is the talented designer behind our Lights Logo.