Hedlandet writers residence
Erik Pauser is involved in running Hedlandet Writers’ Residence, located in the southern part of Sweden, near the cities of Lund and Malmö. Hedlandet offers feedback sessions, readings, and workshops. It is a non-profit organization supported by The City of Lund Arts and Culture, the Swedish Arts Council, and Regional Development of Arts and Culture.
For more information, please see: https://hedlandetresidens.se/
The Borneo Case – Impact
The release of the feature film ”The Borneo Case,” which premiered in the Masters section at IDFA in Amsterdam in November 2016, was followed by an Impact campaign supported by various organisations, including the Swedish Postcode Foundation, Transparency International, Britdoc, Bruno Manser Fonds, Fair Finance Guide, Fritt Ord, The Swedish Nature Conservation Association, Influence Film Foundation, and in collaboration with other international partners. Erik Pauser led the campaign that was produced by Hornbill and AMP film.
By the end of the summer of 2020, the film had been screened in more than 40 countries in cinemas, at special university screenings, and at festivals. The film together/along with the educational material produced have been used in 280 Swedish schools. Please see: The Borneo Case Impact Report
Amp film is headed by producer, director, and artist Erik Pauser. The company was founded 2009 when experienced producers and filmmakers Erik Pauser and Dylan Williams decided to team up and create a production company that would act as a hub whereby, they could collaborate with a wide net of artists, photographers, musicians and filmmakers in order to produce storytelling of the highest quality. Stories told by way of creative documentaries, fiction films and visual exhibitions.
In the period that the company has existed it has successfully built up a reputation for creating high quality productions that have met both critical and popular acclaim and been distributed widely.
As well as their traditional partners in Scandinavia AMP film have worked with the BBC, Channel 4, PBS (US), VPRO, Zdf-ARTE, EU-Media, Discovery Channel, SBS, ORF, BRF, France 5, among others. AMP film has been collaborating with and been funded by; Swedish Film Institute, Nordic Film and TV fund, The Art Grants committee, Ford Foundation, Doc Society, Bertha Foundation, Influence Film Foundation, Fritt Ord Foundation, PMA WorldView, Swedish Postcode Foundation, The National Lottery through The Arts Council of Wales and many others.
AMP film and Erik Pauser has amongst others picked up awards at Festival Film du Vert, Switzerland, Silverdocs US, Los Angeles film festival, Moscow film festival, Supetar Film Festival Croatia, Nominated for Best European TV Documentary – Prix Europa, (Special mention – Prix D’Italia) Nominated to The Grierson award, FICA Brazil, San Francisco international film festival, Nordisk Panorama (best experimental film). ampfilm.se
Erik Pauser and Carl Michael von Hausswolff, collectively known as Phauss, have maintained a long collaboration that has left a significant mark on the world of experimental and electronic music, sound art, and performance. Their ongoing partnership has produced a diverse body of work that challenges conventional artistic boundaries and engages with a wide range of themes and mediums.
Phauss emerged in the beginning of 1980s, a period marked by a burgeoning interest in avant-garde music and multimedia art. Erik Pauser and Carl Michael von Hausswolff brought their distinctive talents and backgrounds to this partnership. Pauser, known for his visual art and film work, and von Hausswolff, an acclaimed sound artist, composer and visual artist combined their skills to create an immersive artistic experience.
Phauss has consistently challenged traditional distinctions between disciplines, seamlessly integrating music, film, soundscapes, and visual art in their projects. Their performances and installations often create a synesthetic experience, where auditory and visual stimuli interweave to evoke powerful emotional responses in the audience.
During the 1980s, Erik Pauser operated one of Sweden’s most esteemed record labels and cultural companies, Radium 226.05, in collaboration with Carl Michael von Hausswolff and Ulrich Hillebrand. The label released works by artists such as Freddie Wadling, Union Carbide Productions, Sator Codex, Blue for Two, Leif Elggren, Zbigniew Karkowski, Ulf Bilting as well as a range of groundbreaking experimental records. Over Radium’s 7-year history, they released about 70 CDs and records, produced short films, exhibitions, film festivals, and published a magazine.