Morten Forland

Morten Forland

Director, Editor and Filmmaker

Los Angeles, California

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June 2015
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About Morten

I'm a Norwegian filmmaker based in LA, working in the nerdosphere.

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Credits

  • Total Awesome Viking Power

    Total Awesome Viking Power (2015)
    Film by Morten Forland (Short, Action, Comedy and Fantasy) Director An epic comedy about Live Action Role Players where Vikings, Ninjas, and Norse Gods battle so that our hero can learn the true meaning of Total Awesome Viking Power.

  • Claudia Restaurant

    Claudia Restaurant (2015)
    Film by Xiaoyin Liu (Short, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy and 1 More) Sound department Follows a sexy female cook and a greedy homeless man.

  • Standing Up

    Standing Up (2015)
    Film by Mike Buchbauer (Short and Drama) Sound department Max, a young loner, accidentally stumbles upon Eddie, a small, frail classmate, being tortured by Jake, the school bully. Disturbed by what he's seen, Max attempts to take Eddie under his wing and teach him to stand up for himself. However, the hidden depth of Eddie's psychological trauma leads the group down a road of severe unintended consequences. Written by Mike Buchbauer

  • Starlight

    Starlight (2015)
    Film by Andrew Salerno (Short, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Sound department During a mission to colonize an alien planet, Officer Emma Fremont discovers that her crew have had their memories of Earth and their families erased. Determined to keep her own memories of her son and husband intact, Emma must fight back against her brainwashed crew. Written by Anonymous

  • The Ladies

    The Ladies (2015)
    TV Movie by Edouard Marchand (Comedy) Cinematographer

  • #bromance

    #bromance (2014)
    Film by Matt Van Tine (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer Robbie lives the lifestyle of a frat bro; partying with his buddies, one night stands, and drunken binges. When he falls for a girl who goes against his lifestyle he attempts to un-bro himself in this over-the-top satire.

  • Zombi

    Zombi (2014)
    Film by Lauren J Thomas (Short, Drama, Family and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Set in rural Louisiana, Dale a kindhearted man, who has a complicated family, receives a cryptic message from a Voodoo priestess about his lover Josephine. He is so shaken by this message that he attempts to plan their escape immediately. But before the two can find a safe way out, Josephine's other lover Sammy 'The Snake' (Dale's uncle and enemy) murders Josephine. Consumed by grief at her loss, Dale enlist the dark powers of voodoo witch, Rosalyn, to attempt to resurrect Josephine. He finds out that only by avenging Josephine's death by slaying his uncle will bring her back to life. Written by Anonymous

  • A Day of Havoc

    A Day of Havoc (2014)
    Film by Clarence Ma (Animation, Short, Comedy, Drama and 1 More) Sound department A DAY OF HAVOC is a Drama/Comedy short film that combines live-action and animation to tell the story about a guy with a strong passion to follow his dreams and to prove himself to his father. In this case, Havoc dreams of becoming a Super Villain and lives under the shadow of his preeminent Super Villain father, Doom. Taking place in a fantastic world where Superheroes and Super Villains live among us and are both treated as Celebrities with fans around the world, Havoc has the opportunity to show everyone what he can do as a villain by taking part in Mark Stewart's 'Day in the Life of' news segment. In his quest to prove his villainy, Havoc must confront his father for the first time in his life to legitimize himself as a Villain and as his son. Playing on the stereotypical Asian antagonist roles still commonly found in our films today, A DAY OF HAVOC comments on the difficulty for further advancement of emerging artists of color and/or gender to have a place at the table, without ... Written by Clarence Ma

  • Ham & Cheese

    Ham & Cheese (2013)
    Film by Morten Forland (Short, Action and Comedy) Director "Ham & Cheese" is a short action comedy about two dim-witted gamers that desperately venture into real life crime in order to settle a gaming debt. After a robbery gone-bad they must seek the help of a wannabe British gangster in order to blackmail a sadistic sect leader and his monstrous bodyguard. "Ham and Cheese" is a fast paced ride with two guys that survive with the help of naivety, coincidence and a tandem bike. Written by Morten Forland

  • Heavy Metal Mayhem

    Heavy Metal Mayhem (2013)
    Film by Peter Sebastian (Short, Comedy and Horror) Sound department The heavy metal band Sidewinder is about to split up when their touring van breaks down in the middle of nowhere. Threatened by genuine devil worshipers they have to work together or miss out on the gig of a lifetime.

  • Flukt

    Flukt (2012)
    Film by Roar Uthaug (Action, History and Thriller) Art department It's been ten years since the Black Plague ravaged the lands. A poor family sets out on a journey to find a better place to live. On a desolate mountain pass, the family is attacked by a pack of merciless killers. The only one to be spared is 19 year old Signe, who is taken hostage and brought back to camp. There she learns she is to face a fate far worse than death, and she realizes the only thing to do is to run away. But her escape does not go unnoticed, and now the chase is on. Written by Tor Sverre Lund

  • Varg Veum - Kalde Hjerter

    Varg Veum - Kalde Hjerter (2012)
    Film by Trond Espen Seim (Crime and Thriller) Art department While investigating a case of disappeared sisters, Varg Veum is about to become a father. He realizes that the case has connections to a police investigated murder. Varg obviously is risking his pregnant wife if he wants to follow the case. Written by OJT

  • Varg Veum - De døde har det godt

    Varg Veum - De døde har det godt (2012)
    Film by Erik Richter Strand (Crime) Art department Varg tries to help a scared girl lost in the woods at night. But he fails to avoid her death. What was this young asylum seeker fleeing from? Was it an accident, or was she killed as a warning to other girls in the same circles? Together, Varg and Karin discover that the dead girl was deeply involved in operations in which young women where forcibly introduced in the country and at the asylum reception centres are cynically exploited. Important people in the high levels of the government put pressure on the police department to hinder further investigation. What are they trying to hide? Time works against Varg, who has to prove the identity of important people behind the ring, before more young girls lose their lives. Written by Bob Buckingham

Awards

  • Best of Fest: Comedy Short at Fantasmagorical Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Best Comedic Short Screenplay at Summer Slam Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Best Comedic Short at Summer Slam Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Best Screenplay at Sunrise Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Festival Director's Choice at Filmshift Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Best Comedic Short at Sydney Indie Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Best Comedic Short Rugged Phoenix Underground Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Best Domestic Film Rugged Phoenix Underground Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Grand Winner at Armageddon Expo Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Best Comedic Short at Studio City International Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Best Narrative Short at Kiwi International Film Festival for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

  • Best Live Action at Film Outside The Frame for Total Awesome Viking Power
    (2015)

Education

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