BJØRN EKEBERG writes and creates high-end scripted drama, with a special affinity for thrillers with contemporary relevance.
He co-wrote the award-winning drama series Valkyrien” for NRK and Channel 4, named on both New York Times and BBC's Top 10 list in 2017, and currently remade in the UK for Sky.
Bjørn wrote the popular Nordic noir crime drama series Borderliner” (“Grenseland”) for Netflix, TV 2 Norway, SVT and Sky Deutschland, nominated for the Nordic Script Prize at Gothenburg film Festival in 2018.
In development is international WWII dark epic Quisling”, and the contemporary psychological thriller series “Inhuman” ("Umenneske").
With more than a decades's experience from North America, Bjørn writes fluently in Norwegian and English and works professionally in Danish, Swedish and German. He has practical experience as showrunner and as director.
Quisling - series in development
Umenneske - series in development
Grenseland / Borderliner - 2018
Valkyrien - 2017
Campingliv - 2016
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS:
Grenseland / Borderliner
Nominated for Nordic Script Award, Gothenburg Film Festival - 2018
Gullruten (Norwegian TV Awards) for Best drama series - 2017
Camping With Ada
Best Short film at Milano International Film Festival - 2016