Screenwriter

Screenwriter

Lars Sandberg is a Swedish screenwriter from Stockholm.

Lars has taken courses in scriptwriting for feature film under the lead of established screenwriters Bob Dolman (2016 – Willow, Far and Away, The Banger Sisters, and more) and Soni Jörgensen (2014 – Happy End, Daddy Police, Help! Robbers!) at Cinemantrix film studio in Stockholm.

 

Scripts in progress:


Titel: TOMMY GATO

Writer: Lars Sandberg

Type: Feature film

Genre: Romantic comedy

Draft: 1

Written language: English (95 pages)

Spoken language: English, Swedish and Portuguese

Registered at: Writers Guild of America, West

Logline: A Swedish musician meets a girl online and travel to Brazil to be with her. There he soon realizes he can become famous by claiming credit for songs from his home country that are unknown to the Brazilian public. By deceiving his new fans as well as the love of his life he quickly gets into trouble when both his girlfriend’s father and the Police are on to him. However, the Police offer him a deal; to help them put his girlfriend’s father – who happen to be a criminal – behind bars or to go to prison himself.

 

 

Title: WHO’S GOT A PROBLEM?

Writer: Lars Sandberg

Type: Feature film

Genre: Romantic comedy

Draft: 1

Written language: Swedish

Spoken language: Swedish, English

Registered at: Writers Guild of America, West

Logline: A young Swedish man meets his true love on a holiday abroad but then loses her since she lives in Norway. Despite ambitious attempts he cannot find her. The man then gets help from an unexpected source: There is a team who are experts in solving problems. No problem is too small or too unimportant – problems must be solved! The team begins a James Bond-like operation to help the man to find his true love. What they do not know is that the girl they are looking for work for the Norwegian Police Security Service and is in involved in an ongoing undercover operation that must not be revealed!

 

 

Title: A BETTER WAY TO DO THINGS

Writer: Lars Sandberg

Type: Feature film

Genre: Romantic comedy

Draft: 0

Written language: English

Spoken language: English

Registered at: Writers Guild of America, West

Logline: In a futuristic society men and women are living separate from each other divided by a gigantic highway. Men live on the east side of the highway and women on the west side. The never meet or interact. The only time they get to see someone of the opposite sex is during the bureaucratic and complex process of becoming a parent. With men and women separate crime is gone and life is perfect. Until the day the system is challenged by a brave young woman who try to flee the boring calmness on the west side. Her way stumbles across a young man who desires to become a parent but cannot find a way to do it since he is unwilling to visit the lab.

 

 

Title: THE CHILDREN OF NIFELHEIM

Writer: Lars Sandberg

Type: Feature film

Genre: Fantasy

Draft: 0

Written language: Swedish

Spoken language: Swedish

Registered at: Writers Guild of America, West

Logline: In an ancient land in Scandinavia three children are separated from their parents and left alone into a cold and scary landscape with forest, animals and dangerous people. By the advice of an elderly man the kids are told to stick together no matter what happens, to distrust humans but to trust the animals around them. Through a dangerous and challenging journey the kids strive to survive and to stick together but their courage falters. After losing all their hope of ever finding their parents they discover they are getting help from the animals and nature around them.

 

 

Title: THE HIT LIST

Writer: Lars Sandberg

Type: Feature film

Genre: Drama

Draft: 0

Written language: Swedish

Spoken language: Swedish

Registered at: Writers Guild of America, West

Logline: A young police officer begins his employment at the Unit for organized crime. The number of gang-related shootings have increased significantly over the past year. Soon the police discover that a website “Hit List 765″ ranks the criminal status among the most notorious gangs. Not unlike a sports tournament the website document each shooting and add score points to each gang involved in the conflict with the possibility of gambling and betting. The young police officer realizes that the website triggers the gangs to escalate the violence and tries to figure out who stands behind the site.

 

 

Title: KRIMINALGÅRDEN

Writer: Lars Sandberg

Format: TV-series (10 episodes á 45 minutes)

Genre: Dramatic comedy

Draft: 0

Written language: Swedish

Spoken language: Swedish

Registered at: Writers Guild of America, West

Logline: Kriminalgården is the first private correctional facility in Sweden specialized in treating the most challenging female prisoners within the country. Jasmine, Lova and Emilia are all notorious criminals but never have they experienced a prison like this. Here the unexperienced staff is a weird combination of naive, strict and unthoughtful. Driven by the ambition to outmaneuver the Swedish Prison and Probation Service in state regime, prison warden Göran Persdotter is depending on well-being and rehabilitated prisoners to keep his dream of a private penitentiary open. A situation Jasmine, Lova and Emilia know how to manipulate. Soon they realize their unique positions at Kriminalgården and begin to strive to become the number one inmate of the prison and to dictate the rules.