Born and raised in a suburb in Oslo, Kristoffer Borgli moved to the Norwegian capital, where he made a name as a director. Considered a rising star in Norwegian cinema, he won the excellence prize in directing in Canada’s International Film Festival, among other awards. He got his first camera when he was 15 years old and started shooting videos about skateboarding. Later on, he attended Norway’s film school and in the first year he was so sought after he gave up studying to become a full-time director.
His visual creations comprise different areas like advertisements, videoclips and short movies. In advertisement, he got a nomination for the Young Director Award in Cannes. Videoclips directed by him can be seen in festivals all around the world. Additionally, “Syndromes”, a short movie created for the release of the new album by The Golden Filter, was distinguished in the short movie competition in the SXSW.
His work combines visual poetry and bold plots and the audience never knows what to expect. The making of new worlds and stories that materialize in exceptional compositions is his creation motto.