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 feature: Welcome to our seven year itch aka Välkommen till vår sjuårs kris, co-produced by Swedish and Danish TV. And one short, We are Family (2019), already twice award-winning.
She started her career at the Swedish National Radio Broadcast company, SR, P3, producing 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)
2018 Jannike filmed one European international movie The department of applied chemistry, and one pilot-episode for an international TV series, in Copenhagen. She kept on developing on the road movie We are family together with Alvaro Rodriguez. The feature will have both Scandinavian and American cast. Jannike has a leading role.
In September, Jannike Grut was invited to direct and screen a short to Stockholm Live score festival, and decided to work together with the composer Sofia Hallgren on a short version of We are Family. So she rewrote parts of the feature, and made it into a finished script for a short, 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 also won an honourable mention for best Dark Comedy at the Los Angeles Film Festival, LAFA.
2018-2019 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.
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 Lund, The Royal Institute of Technology and IKEA.