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The full movie Las Palmas is here: www.laspalmasmovie.com

Las Palmas – NOW ONLINE

November 20th, 2012 Posted in FILMS, Las Palmas, NEWS | No Comments »


Las Palmas is now available in full. It is all part of a short film distribution experiment.
http://laspalmasmovie.com

New trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZcUceEKR5U
Making-of trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMzdlCptTW0
Old trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cds7lSHawAw

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Dreams from the Woods – online

October 2nd, 2012 Posted in NEWS | No Comments »


Dreams from the Woods is now available online. It is the full movie that Little Dragon‘s Twice video is based on. With new music by Little Dragon. For $2 you can download the film in HD and get behind the scenes stuff. Plus support my next movie. www.dreamsfromthewoods.com.

Translation support

September 10th, 2012 Posted in NEWS | No Comments »

When launching my multi language distribution platform for my short films I got a lot of support from the translation companies Textkompaniet and Tolkresurs. Cannot thank you enough. Also a lot of linguistic friends helped out. So vielen Dank, muchas gracias, arigatou gozaimasu, bon appétit.

Las Palmas orginal lost – but saved

January 20th, 2012 Posted in NEWS | 1 Comment »

A hard drive containing the master of Las Palmas recently broke down totally. Thanks to hard working heroes at Ahlberg data almost all material was rescued. Phew…

LAS PALMAS to Cannes

April 19th, 2011 Posted in NEWS | 1 Comment »


Las Palmas
is invited to Cannes, in the section Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs). After The Tale of little Puppetboy (2008) and Dreams from the Woods (2009), this marks Nyholm’s third entry to the festival.

Las Palmas trailer

February 15th, 2011 Posted in NEWS | 26 Comments »


If you would like too see the whole film, please visit:
Konstmässan Market, Stockholm, 2011.02.18 – 2011.02.20
Gallery Magnus Karlsson, #36
Opening hours: Fri: 12-19, Sat, Sun: 12-18
http://www.market-art.se

Las Palmas wins Startsladden and Audience Award

February 15th, 2011 Posted in NEWS | 9 Comments »


Las Palmas wins the short film award of Gothenburg Int’l Film Festival, Startsladden, as well as the Audience Award. The Award is 800 000 SEK in cash and production value. Plus a bit of honour. The Jury statement reads: “Startsladden 2011 goes to a tragicomic movie in a crazy world that feels terribly familiar. An ingenious hybrid of Sällskapsresan and Easy Rider, which goes straight into our hearts”. Read the rest of this entry »

Las Palmas opens 34th Gothenburg Int’l Film Festival

February 11th, 2011 Posted in NEWS | 5 Comments »


The short film Las Palmas opens the 34th Gothenburg Int’l Film Festival at the 28th of February as intro to the norweigan feature King of Devil’s Island (Kongen av Bastøy). The screening was preceded by a puppet show on stage featuring marionette puppets from the film.

http://www.aftonbladet.se/nojesbladet/film/article8482860.ab

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Retrospective in Spain

November 18th, 2010 Posted in NEWS | 1 Comment »

Johannes Nyholm is showing a retrospective at the 48th Edition of Gijon Film Festival nov 19-27, 2010. The programme consists of a 1 hour compilation of short films, plus some music videos.

Dreams from the Woods receives Special Mention in Greece.

October 7th, 2010 Posted in "dreams from the woods", award, NEWS | 1 Comment »

Dreams from the Woods receives a Special Mention in the Animation Category at the Naoussa International Film Festival in Greece. Link to the announcement.
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Cartoon d’Or nomination for The Tale of little Puppetboy

July 13th, 2010 Posted in award, NEWS, PUPPETBOY | No Comments »

The nominees for Cartoon d'Or 2010. Photo: Valerie De Halleux.

The Tale of little Puppetboy is nominated for the Cartoon d’Or 2010, the award for the best European animated short film. The jury has selected the finalists among 29 short films that received an award at one of the Cartoon d’Or partner festivals. The winner will be announced on Friday 17th September 2010 in Sopron (Hungary). The award is a trophy together with a financial aid of 10,000 EUR, supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.
Link to the announcement.
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The Tale of little Puppetboy awarded at Animafest

June 7th, 2010 Posted in award, NEWS, PUPPETBOY | No Comments »

The Tale of little Puppetboy received the Special Award at the distinguished animation festival Animafest in Zagreb. Link to the announcement. The Grand Competiton jury consisted of Nigel Davies, Ron Diamond, Marko Meštrović, Flore Poinsard and Joana Toste.
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Dreams from the Woods awarded in Brazil – again

May 28th, 2010 Posted in "dreams from the woods", award, NEWS | No Comments »

Dreams from the Woods receives another award from a brazilian festival, this time the animation festival Animage. The Award was for Best Sound. So, thanks again Little Dragon and Jan Alvermark. Link to the announcement.

Gyllene Draken Award

May 7th, 2010 Posted in award, NEWS | No Comments »

The 2010 Golden Dragon, Filmkonst and Gothenburg Filmfestival´s award went to Johannes Nyholm. Link to the announcement in english and in swedish.
Jury motivation:
“One of Sweden’s most original filmmakers has his workshop in Majorna, Göteborg. With his music videos, the films about the Puppetboy and the paper doll animations in Dreams from the Woods, all characterized by versatility, unpredictability, humour and boldness, Johannes Nyholm has achieved world reputation and prooved that the one who chooses to go his own way can reach further than the others.”

Dreams from the Woods nominated for Guldbaggen

January 9th, 2010 Posted in "dreams from the woods", award, NEWS | No Comments »

Dreams from the Woods is nominated for the swedish award Guldbaggen, in the category Short Film.
The announcement from the Swedish Film Institute.
Article in Expressen GT.

Puppetboy wins again

November 10th, 2009 Posted in award, NEWS, PUPPETBOY | No Comments »

At the Holland Animation Film Festival “The Tale of little Puppetboy” got two Awards, The Grand Prix for Narrative Shorts and the young jury’s MovieSquad Award. The HAFF anouncement.
It also got the Special Jury Award at Anilogue in Budapest and award for Best Screenplay at Animaanima in Serbia (together with Bill Plymptons “Santa: The Fascist Years”) plus the award for Most Technichally Innovative Film at FreeNetWorld, also in Serbia .
The full list of awards for the film.

Dreams from the Woods awarded in Brazil

October 25th, 2009 Posted in NEWS | No Comments »

“Dreams from the Woods” receives the Sound Award at Janela Internacional de Cinema in Recife, Brazil. Thanks to Little Dragon and Jan Alvermark for the fantastic sound work.

Dreams from the Woods to Cannes

April 25th, 2009 Posted in NEWS | 3 Comments »


The short film “Dreams from the Woods” (“Drömmar från skogen”) is selected for this years Directors´ Fortnight in Cannes. More about the film.

More awards for Puppetboy

March 8th, 2009 Posted in FILMS, NEWS, PUPPETBOY | No Comments »

Puppetboy got two prizes at the short film festival in Tampere, Finland. The Main Jury Prize in the experimental LAB10 section went to “The Tale of Little Puppetboy” and the audience award went to “Puppetboy”. Link to the festivals announcement.
Other awards for “The Tale of Little Puppetboy”
Other awards for “Puppetboy”

Dockpojken at Moderna Museet

September 11th, 2008 Posted in NEWS, PUPPETBOY | 1 Comment »

Dockpojken på Moderna Museet
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Clips from Puppetboy/Dockpojken

July 30th, 2008 Posted in FILMS, NEWS, PUPPETBOY | No Comments »

Johannes and Bo Melin in Puppetboy
Dockpojken run in dark

DOCKPOJKEN PÅ TV

July 8th, 2008 Posted in NEWS, PUPPETBOY | 6 Comments »

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The Tale of Little Puppetboy to São Paolo

July 2nd, 2008 Posted in NEWS, PUPPETBOY | No Comments »

“The Tale of Little Puppetboy” (“Sagan om den lille Dockpojken”) is invited to São Paulo International Short Film Festival, Aug 21th to 29th.

Puppetboy in Cannes

June 10th, 2008 Posted in NEWS, PUPPETBOY | No Comments »

Puppetboy in Cannes

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Puppetboy wins twice in Hamburg

June 9th, 2008 Posted in NEWS, PUPPETBOY | No Comments »

The short film “Puppetboy” (“Dockpojken”) wins two prices at the Hamburg International Short Film Festival, the International Competition Jury Award, and the Audience Award. Link for jury statement and details.

Little Dragon – Twice

August 13th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | 6 Comments »

Little Dragon - Twice
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The Tale of Little Puppetboy – Chapter 1

July 1st, 2007 Posted in FILMS, NEWS, PUPPETBOY | No Comments »

Puppetboy - Chapter 1

The Tallest Man on Earth – It will Follow the Rain

May 29th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

the tallest man on earth

Dharma – Boom Boom

May 28th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

Dharma - Boom Boom

The Knife – Heartbeats

May 27th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

The Knife - Heartbeats

Jenny Wilson – Let my Shoes Lead me Forward

May 24th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

Jenny Wilson - Let my Shoes Lead me Forward

The Hellacopters – I´m in the Band

May 23rd, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

The Hellacopters - I´m in the Band

Melpo Mene – Hello Benjamin

May 19th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

Melpo Mene - Hello Benjamin

The Soundtrack of our Lives – Bigtime

May 18th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

Gemene man – In med apan ut med dig

May 18th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

Gemene Man - In med apan ut med dig

The Soundtrack of our Lives – Believe I´ve Found

May 17th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

The Soundtrack of Our Lives - Believe I´ve Found

The Soundtrack of our Lives – Heading for a Breakdown

May 16th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

The Soundtrack of Our Lives - Heading for a Breakdown

Kristofer Åström – the Wild

May 15th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

Kristofer Åström - The Wild

The Plan – Young and Armed

April 25th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

The Plan - Young and Armed

Gyllene Tider – På en sten vid en sjö / Tuffa tider för en drömmare

April 24th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

Gyllene Tider - På en sten / Tuffa tider för en drömmare

Håkan Hellström – En Midsommarnattsdröm

April 24th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

Håkan Hellstrom - En Midsommarnattsdröm

Hello Goodbye – Return to Sender

April 23rd, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

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Melpo Mene – Good with the Mothers

April 20th, 2007 Posted in MUSIC VIDEOS | No Comments »

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