Our Alumni contains in the first place young filmmakers who have been attending at the workshops or were selected to the competitions of NUFF over all years. But we also present young people who have been contributing to the organization of NUFF. 

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Tord Olsen (Norway)

Attending the first NUFF@TIFF film workshop in 2006
Participating at NUFF 2006 film workshops

Currently working as director for  the production company Deadline Media in Bodø, Northern-Norway

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Annika Berg (Denmark)



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Christopher Ripley (USA)

Participated at the first NUFF film workshop in 2003

Currently working as cinematographer in Los Angeles

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Rebecka Llerena (Sweden)

Participated at NUFF film workshop 2003


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Sigurdur Orri Thorhannesson (Iceland)

Participated at NUFF film workshop 2003
NUFF film competition in 2003 with his first film LE MIME

Currently working as animator in Iceland


Riham Gazali (Gaza, Palestine)


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Christian Siebenherz (Norway)

Participated at NUFF film workshop 2003
NUFF film competition in 2003 with his film WHEN CONRAD STARTED DRINGING

Currently working as film editor in Oslo, Norway

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Juliana Orea (Mexico)


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Dane Dodds (South Africa)


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Naomi Shah (India)


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Andreas Öhman (Sweden)


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Marte B Aasen (Norway)


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Victor Danell (Sweden)


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Fanni Metelius (Sweden)


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Elisa Fernanda Pirir (Norway/Guatemala)



Eilif Bremer Landsend (Norway)



Mathis Ståle Mathisen (Norway)


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Ken Are Bongo (Norway)

Participated with his first short film UNPLUGGED at the nordic film competition at the first edition of NUFF in 2003. He won the award for the best film in age-group under 18.

Ken Are is currently running the film production company Davás Film together with Elle Márjá Eira in Kautokeino, Northern Norway.

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Anniken Hoel (Norway/Germany)

NUFF Opening film 2003 - AMERICAN DREAM
NUFF Jury 2005
NUFF workshop mentor 2010

Currently distributing her first documentary feature CAUSE OF DEATH: UNKNOWN



Mohamed Jabaly (Gaza, Palestine)

Has been at NUFF with short films in 2012, 2013, 2014
Attended the workshops in 2015
NUFF jury 2015
NUFF special 2016 with his first documentary feature AMBULANCE

Currently studying film at Nordland kunst- og filmfagskole in Kabelvåg, Northern-Norway.

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Milad Alami (Sweden)

Attended NUFF film workshops 2004
Participated with his first film HÄST UTAN TYGLAR at the NUFF film competition 2004

Currently on international film festivals with his first fiction feature THE CHARMER 

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Henrik Martin K. Dahlsbakken (Norway)