Speaker presentation

Niki Lindroth von Bahr

Niki Lindroth von Bahr is an artist and director based in Stockholm. Her award winning animated films have been screened at festivals like Cannes, Berlinale, Toronto and Sundance. The Burden has since its premiere in 2017 received over 85 awards, including the Cristal for Best Short Film in Annecy, Best International Short Film in Toronto and the Swedish Guldbaggen for Best Short Film. Her latest film Something to Remember (2019) has so far been awarded for Best Animation at the Oscar qualifying festivals AFI Fest, Aspen Shortfest, Tampere Film Festival and Leeds Film Festival.

Parallel to her film productions, Niki is a sculptor and a costume designer, and has been working with artists like Fever Ray and David Bowie. She has teached animation and set design at schools like CalArts and Tokyo University of Art, Film and New Media.

Niki is since 2020 a member of the Oscar Academy. She is currently working on a stop-frame animated film for Netflix, which will be a part of the anthology The House.