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NEW LAND RECRUIT ANGELINA BERGENWALL.
11 April 2022

Director and photographer Angelina Bergenwall has joined New Land's New Talent roster for work in the UK, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia. The Swede is inspired by her country's rich cinematic heritage, as well as the greats of still photography. How the two mediums mesh is a source of endless fascination for Bergenwall.



"It's such a thrill thinking about what motion pictures and traditional photography can learn from each other," Bergenwall says. "In the latter, you put all this tenderness towards just one frame—when you translate that feeling into film, the possibilities are infinite."


Angelina's delicate use of lighting, talent for careful casting, and eye for detail are all remarkable.

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She reckons New Land is the ideal place to explore this relationship further: "All of their directors have a great sense of storytelling, imbuing scripts with powerful momentum and feeling across all kinds of projects. I'm excited to embrace that philosophy in my own work, extending storytelling into more stills photography-inspired settings."



Axel Engström, executive producer at New Land's sister company Bad Land, is also pleased at the move: "Angelina has been with Bad Land almost since the [photography] agency was founded, and we're delighted to see her take this exciting new step in her career. Her delicate use of lighting, talent for careful casting, and eye for detail are all remarkable, and I can't wait to see that carried into film."

For more on what Angelina Bergenwall can bring to your next project, ring New Land's Trine Pillay on 07870 657 578 or email trine@newland.tv.

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