Josefin Arnell is a Swedish director and producer who has been active in the film industry since the mid-2000s. She is best known for her work on feature films such as The Crown Jewels (2007), The Girl (2013), and A Hill of Butterflies (2018).
Arnell was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. She developed an interest in film at a young age, as her parents were both involved in the industry. She started her career in the mid-2000s working as an assistant director on various Swedish films, including the documentary The Crown Jewels (2007). The film was critically acclaimed and was nominated for several awards, including the Guldbagge Award for Best Documentary.
In 2013, Arnell made her directorial debut with the feature film The Girl. The film was praised by critics for its exploration of gender roles and the struggles of growing up as a young girl. The film was nominated for several awards, including the prestigious Guldbagge Award for Best Film.
Arnell has since directed several other feature films, including A Hill of Butterflies (2018). The film follows a group of teenage girls who are trying to find their place in the world. The film was praised for its honest and nuanced portrayal of teenage life.
In addition to her work on feature films, Arnell has also directed several television series. She directed the Swedish crime drama The Bridge (2013-15) and the popular comedy series Welcome to Sweden (2014-15).
Arnell is highly respected in the Swedish film industry. Her work has been praised for its honest and nuance portrayals of characters, as well as her ability to capture the complexities of life. She is a talented director who continues to push the boundaries of storytelling.