— Production Designer
based in Oslo, Norway; but working all over the world.
A graduate of the Norwegian Film School, Jørgen Stangebye Larsen has served as production designer with some of Norway´s most exciting directors.
He was nominated for an Amanda Award, Norway´s national film prize, for his work on director Joachim Trier´s Oslo, August 31st (which premiered in Cannes) and Sara Johnsen´s All That Matter is Past.
He collaborated with Eskil Vogt on the feature film Blind, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in World Competition, winning the World Cinema Screenplay Award. It was also screened in the Panorama section in Berlin (winning the European Cinema Labels Prize)
The children's adventure film Captain Sabretooth and The Lama Rama Treasure, garnered him Best Production Design at The Kanonprisen Awards (Norwegian film professionals’ own annual awards). He then went on to design the classic family comedy Snekker Andersen og Julenissen, director Boudewijn Koole’s feature length drama Disappearance, and the thriller The Quake for John Andreas Andersen. He also worked as art director on the Matt Damon social satire, Downsizing.
The latest projects includes Cold Pursuit starring Liam Neeson and Laura Dern, direted by Hans Petter Moland. Together they also did Out stealing horses, based on the internationally successful novel by Per Petterson and In Order of Disappearance, both premiered in the main competition in Berlin. Maria Sødahls Hope had its premiere this year in Toronto and are currently showing in Norwegian cinemas.
Jørgen enjoys being versatile and doing both smaller arthouse movies and large genre films.