About

Jannike Grut is  an

Actress Producer Writer CEO and Creative Producer at Moderna Teatern AB The Modern Theatre. Stories and storytelling is her core.

ACTOR – As an actress Jannike Grut has more than 30 credits in Swedish and international films and TV series:  IMDb Jannike Grut   

PRODUCER – Jannike Grut has produced six theatre plays, several shorts, two Virtual Reality experiences, one featureWelcome to our seven year itch aka Välkommen till vår sjuårs kris, co-produced by Swedish and Danish TV. And one recent short, We are Family (2019) already award-winning. Jannike both has the lead in it and directed it.

Jannike Grut started her career at the Swedish National Radio Broadcast company, SR, P3,  producing, directing and acting in a hugely successful comedy show, Glädjetåget.

Jannike Grut went international 2017, and only after a few auditions she was cast for two American movies, got an NDA with a big Virtual Reality company based in Los Angeles, for developing on Empathy training in VR, and started collaborating with renown Screenwriter Alvaro Rodriguez (Award-winning feature Machete with Robert de Niro, From dusk to dawn)

During 2018-2019 so far, Jannike has been involved in six international producti

2019- 2020 She´ll keep on developing on the Scandinavian and American road movie We are family together with Alvaro Rodriguez.

In 2018, Jannike Grut was invited to direct and screen a short to Stockholm Live score festival, and together with the composer Sofia Hallgren she made a short version of We are Family. She gathered a team and went to Iceland and Copenhagen and filmed for three days.

In November 2018 the filmed was screened at The Live score Festival, and the score was performed by a live orchestra led by renowned conductor Jonas Dominique. The film was up for three prices, and We are Family won one the price for the best composition of the picture and music of the film, all together.

2019 We are family so far also won an honourable mention for best Dark Comedy at the Los Angeles Film Festival, LAFA. Made it to semi final in Aphrodite Film Festival, won in LAIFFA (Los Angeles Film Festival Awards) and made it to screening in Burbank International film festival in September!

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2018-2020 she is also developing on a Scandinavian tv-series for youngsters, Finding your way home, together with Swedish director Richard Jarnhed   jarnhed.com, and renown Swedish screenwriter Jonna Bolin Cullberg (“Bonusfamiljen” for SVT produced by FLX,  and other tv-series).

Finding your way home was selected to be pitched in front of 80 international investors, producers and broadcasters at the Financing Forum for kids content, in Malmö, Sweden 2018, and got two interested international co-producers. The script is in development.

Empathy games/stories in VR/3d, together with 3-d artist Johan Ohlsson from Studio-e. Story/game no 1: Make Happy was ready in 2016. Story/game no 2: is to be finished 2018. Read more: Dogoodgames

Comedy
During her career Jannike produced and performed a huge number of comedy sketches for radio, stand up comedy and improv theatre.

Business, shorter plays
She has also been very successful in producing shorter plays (case play) and interactive training and seminars for business customers as The City of LundThe Royal Institute of Technology and IKEA.