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Håvard Bustnes

Håvard Bustnes (born 1973) is a mulitaward winning director and producer. He holds degree in Directing for Television from the College of Film and TV at Lillehammer and NTNU in Trondheim, Norway. His latest documentaries «Two Raging Grannies», »Health Factory" and "Big John" has travelled around the world on cinema, TV and in the festival circuit. The feature documentary “Big John” won the norwegian «Oscar» Amanda Award for best theatrical documentary. It also won the Best Nordic Documentary Prize at Nordic Panorama and several other awards. His films has been broadcasted at TV station globally: ZDF (Germany), Arte (France), Plante (France), NRK (Norway), TV2 (Norway), SVT (Sweden), DR (Denmark), YLE (Finland), TG4 (Irland), BOS (Netherland), ORF (Austria), 24 Docs (Russia), TVP (Polen), Aljazeera Documentary Chanel (Qatar) and NHK (Japan).

AWARDS
2008 Winner of Norwegian ”Oscar”- Amanda Award for best feature documentary
2008 Winner Best Documentary, The Norwegian short- and documentary film festival
2009 Winner Beste Nordic Documentary, Nordisk Panorama, Malmö
2009 Honorable Mention Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, Germany
2009 Winner Crystal Heart Award, Heartland Film Festival, Indianapolis
2014 Winner Best Feature Film, Green Film Festival In Seoul, South-Korea
2014 Honorable Mention, The Norwegian short- and documentary film festival

FESTIVALS
2008 Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad, Norge
2008 The Norwegian Int'l Film Festival, Haugesund, Norge
2008 Nordisk Panorama 5 Cities Festival, Malmö, Sverige
2009 Göteborg International Film Festival, Sverige
2009 Tempo Documentary Film Festival, Sverige
2009 Visions du Réel, Sveits
2009 Hot Docs Int'l Documentary Film Festival, Canada
2009 Planet Doc Review, Polen
2009 Heartland International Film Festival, USA
2009 DMZ Docs, South Korea
2009 Int'l Documentary Film Festival, Jihlava, Tsjekkia
2009 DokLeipzig, Tysklandy
2009 Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, Tyskland
2009 cph:dox, Danmark
2009 Int'l Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography Plus Camerimage, Polen
2010 Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad, Norge
2010 Nordisk Panorama 5 Cities Festival, Bergen, Norge
2011 Göteborg Int'l Film Festival, Sverige
2011 Planet Doc Review, Warszawa, Polen
2011 Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival, Doha, Qatar
2011 Docville International Film Festival, Leuven, Belgia
2011 Kosmorama Trondheim Internasjonale Filmfestival, Trondheim, Norge
2011 Red carpet International Film Festival, Hommelvik, Norge
2011 Den Norske Dokumentarfilmfestivalen, Volda, Norge
2011 Nordisk Filmfestival, Fredrikshavn/ Skagen/ Sæby, Danmark
2013 Göteborg International Film Festival, Sverige
2014 The Norwegian Documentary Film Festival
2014 Barents Ecology Film Festival
2014 Documenta Madrid
2014 Docville International Documentary Film Festival
2014 Green Film Festival In Seoul
2014 Seattle International Film Festival
2014 Krakow Film Festival
2014 The Norwegian Short Film Festival
2014 Traverse City Film Festival
2014 DOKUFEST in Kosovo
2014 Espo Cine, Finland
2014 CNEX Doc Festival, Taiwan
2014 Filmfest2014 Vatn
2014 Baltic Sea Docs, Latvia
2014 Certamen de Cine de Viajes del Ocejón, Spain
2014 Hamptons International Film Festival, Long Island
2014 Camden International Film Festival
2014 Woodstock Film Festival
2014 Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de la Ciudad de México
2014 Rokumentti Rock Film Festival, Finland
2014 «Cinema Verite" Iran International Documentary Film Festival
2014 Nordic Glory Film Festival, Finland
2014 International Environmental Film Festival GREEN VISION, St. Petersburg Russia
2014 DogA Norsk Design- og Arkitektursenter, utstillingen «LEV VEL»
2014 31st Annual Olympia Film Festival
2014 Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival
2015 One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Prague
2015 The Annapolis Film Festival
2015 Zagreb Dox, Croatia
2015 Festival International de Cinema Mediaombiental de Canarias
2015 Collinsville Film Festival
2015 Festival Millenium