Elisabeth O. Sjaastad

Elisabeth studied at the Beijing Film Academy and the Central Academy of Drama (1998-2000). In 2002, she directed and produced the Amanda-nominated documentary film Shiny Stars, Rusty Red (from China). She has also produced films from South Africa (also as director), Peru and the United Arab Emirates.

Elisabeth was deputy chairman of the Norwegian Film Association from 2005 – 2009, and then general manager of FERA, Federation of European Film Directors, in Brussels from 2009 – 2014.