Hallgrim Haug

Cinematographer, Director


is well known for his good energy, love for his cast and crew and determined focus on set. He holds an extensive repertoire, spanning from his co-director debut on the Netflix original series The Playlist, and other Netflix series like A Storm for Christmas, Home for Christmas, and Lilyhammer, to the NRK hit show Exit, as well as features such as The Gold Run and The Trip.

Hallgrim is also an award-winning director and director of photography. His passion for the art of photography was discovered already as a young teenager. Born and raised at the feet of raw, imposing Norwegian mountains Hal quickly developed an understanding for the power of light and how to capture it to convey unique emotions and sensations in his motifs.

Hallgrim’s slate also includes international documentaries like, Liv Ullmanns bio-documentary, The Road Less Travelled, and Vilje av stål/ Made of Steel for which he won best director at the London International Film Festival. The documentary Twin Sisters, was acknowledged the most viewed Norwegian-produced film in history, worldwide. Twin Sisters went on to win the audience award at IDFA, the Dragon Award, and the Golden Nymph, as well as a Norwegian Emmy Gullruten for best documentary.

Year Project title Project role Production company / channel
2024 Purk (series - In Postproduction) Writer, Director The Oslo Company
2022 The Playlist (Series) Director Banijay Group
2023 Liv Ullmann: A Road Less Travelled Cinematographer Teddy TV.
2022 Gulltransporten (Film) Second Unit Director 74 Entertainment
2021 I Onde Dager (Film) Second Unit Director 74 Entertainment
2021-19 Exit S01-02 (Series) Second Unit Director NRK
2020 Børning 3 (Film) Second Unit Director Gifted Films
2020-19 Home for Christmas S01-02 (Series) Director of Photography The Oslo Company
2019-18 The American Rune Stone S02-01 (Series) Director of Photography Viking Brothers Entertainment
2018 Han heter ikke William (Series) Director Modern Times Group
2017 Hillbilly Huchfest (Documentary) Director Adventure Man
2015 Jegertvillingene (Series) Director Teddy TV
2015 Norsk på italiensk (Series) Director Filmprodusentene
2012 Vilje av stål / Made of Steel (Documentary) Director Juba Film
2017-16 Swedish Dicks (Series) Second Unit Director Viking Brothers Entertainment
2017-2016 Swedish Dicks S02-01 (Series) Director of Photography Viking Brothers Entertainment
2015 Dag S04 (Series) Director of Photography Kamerakameratene
2014 Lilyhammer (Series) Second Unit Director Rubicon TV
2014 Lilyhammer S03 (Series) Director of Photography Rubicon TV
2013 The Twin Sisters (Documentary) Director of Photography Moment film / TV2 Norge / BBC
2013 Top Model (Reality) Director of Photography -
2012 Justice is served (Short) Director Tellus Works
2012 The Survivor - Winter Edition (Reality) Director of Photography -
2011 The Employer (Film) Director of Photography -
2011 Sleeping in Stones (Film) Director of Photography -
2011 Nissene over skog og hei (Series) Director of Photography Seefood Productions
2011 Dansken og Fingeren Director of Photography -
2010 Lion Women (Documentary) Director of Photography -
2009 The North Cape (Short) Director -
2009 Women in White (Documentary) Director of Photography Zwart Arbeid
2009 The Ice Race Director of Photography NRK
2008-07 Memento Mori Director of Photography NRK
2004 The Roas of Love Director of Photography TV2
2004 The Road to Santiago de Compostela Director of Photography TV2
2001 Vision and Illusions Director of Photography NRK

Manager/Agent for Hallgrim Haug

Halvard Djupvik

+47 94360085 halvard@globalensemble.com

Manager/Agent for Hallgrim Haug

Lisa Widén

+46 705467773 lisa@globalensemble.com