Black Bear announced today that its management arm has signed acclaimed Swedish director Måns Månsson for representation. Månsson most recently directed “Estonia,” an eight-part Scandinavian series about Europe’s deadliest civil maritime disaster, which has been selected to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival’s TIFF Primetime.
Månsson’s work has received much acclaim, as all of his previous films have been selected for major film festivals, including observational documentary Mr. Governor, award winning film The Yard, and black comedy The Real Estate (co-directed with Axel Petersén), which were all screened at the Berlin International Film Festival. Other festival selections include the Swedish cult classic Roland Hassel (IFF Rotterdam), Stranded in Canton (Tribeca), and the installation Fara Fara, which Månsson co-created with artist Carsten Höller and Director of Photography Hoyte van Hoytema, that screened at the Venice Art Biennale.
Most recently, Månsson directed episodes of the acclaimed Netflix series “Snabba Cash” and the award-winning series “Dough” for Swedish public television broadcaster SVT. He also served as Second Unit Director for HBO’s Emmy winning limited series “Chernobyl.”