Momento Film is an independent production company in Stockholm, Sweden, founded by David Herdies in 2011. We produce cutting-edge drama and documentary for cinema. Momento strives to be a harbour and point of departure, especially for young writers and directors.
Momento has positioned itself on the European market with high-profile documentaries and short films premiered and awarded at the most important film festivals. In 2018 Hamada by Eloy Domínguez Serén premiered in First Appearance Competition at IDFA and was awarded Best Spanish Film and and Direcrtor at Gijon, in 2019 Transnistra by Anna Eborn was won both the Big Screen Competition in Rotterdam IFFR and Dragon Award for Best Documentary in Gothenburg IFF. Momento successfully moved into fiction in 2016 with Madre by Simón Mesa Soto in the Official Cannes Short Film Competition and Frida Kempff’s Dear Kid which won at Stockholm IFF. Other recent releases include the Georgian drama co-production Horizon by Tinatin Kajrishvili (Berlinale Panorama) and as well as Ouaga Girls (released theatrically in France, Spain, South Africa, UK & Sweden).
Presently we are working with a slate of both fiction and documentary projects such as Madame Luna (SE/IT) written by Maurizio Braucci (GOMORRA, PIRANHAS) and Suha Arraf (SYRIAN BRIDE, LEMON TREE), the adaptation of Johannes Anyuru’s award winning novel The Rabbit Yard written by Isabella Eklöf (HOLIDAY, BORDER) as well as Eloy Domínguez Serén’s upcoming hybrid documentary The Darker it Gets.
The producers are part of the international producer’s workshops EAVE, ACE and Eurodoc, and in 2018 producer David Herdies was Producer on the Move in Cannes.
In 2017 Momento Studio opened the subsidiary company Momento Studio, a full-service boutique sound studio, facilitating international co-productions.
2019 – Buddha in Africa, 90 min documentary (Co-producer)
2019 – Transnistra, 93 min documentary
2018 – Hamada, 89 min documentary
2018 – Jauría, 15 min fiction
2018 – Horizon, 105 min fiction (Co-producer)
2018 – My heart belongs to Daddy, 87 min documentary (Co-producer)
2017 – Ouaga Girls, 83 min documentary
2017 – Lida, 86 min documentary (Co-producer)
2016 – Dear Kid (Älskade unge), 13 min fiction
2016 – What remains, 19 min fiction
2016 – Miles of Sand, 14 min fiction
2016 – Madre, 14 min fiction
2016 – Rust, 14 min documentary
2016 – Fragility (Skörheten), 73/58 min documentary
2015 – Yellow Brick Road, 14 min documentary
2015 – Circles (Cirklar), 13 min documentary
2015 – Winter Buoy (Vinterboj), 86 min documentary
2015 – Ghost Rockets, 72/58 min documentary (Co-producer)
2015 – Dybbuk, 85 min documentary (Co-producer)
2014 – A Separation (Att Skiljas), 72/58 min documentary
2013 – While no one is watching (När ingen ser), 58 min documentary
2012 – Give Us The Money (part of Why Poverty?), 58 min documentary
2011 – The Guerilla Son (Gerillasonen), 73/58 min documentary
2010 – Fardosa, 13 min documentary
2009 – Citizen Oketch, 58 min documentary
Managing Director & Producer
Chief Operating Officer
Producer & Director
Momento Studio was founded in 2017 as a subsidiary to Momento Film to take care of our and others post production. At a central location in Stockholm we offer our clients a world-class sound and editing service for film, tv and advertising projects. On location we supply our staff with the latest equipment for editing suites, and production services, and hope to offer you our knowledge and love for the film medium.
Our sound room is built on the inspirational fun of a music studio and the finest precision and accuracy of a post production room. Whether you’re looking for a rare Balafon instrument from Mali or a obscure soundscape for your film, we start where others stop.
The studio houses a THX-certified JBL 5.1 surround system and a unique hybrid between vintage and modern state of the art equipment to offer every aspect possible when creating Sound to picture.
Read more about the studio at momentostudio.se
We are always curious on new people, ideas and projects. Don’t hesitate to contact us.
There is no current job opportunities.
Momento Film provides rental services for camera and sound equipment as well as a fully equipped editing studio. Please check our different offers below, and get in contact with us at email@example.com for rentals and more information. In Swedish here.
Camera package 1
Price: 3 500 SEK/day
2 x batteries
3 x 64GB memory cards
– 35 mm
– 85 mm
DVTec Rigg Extreme
Camera package 2
Price: 1 000 SEK/day
2 x batteries
2 x 32 GB + 1 x 16 GB memory cards
Canon optics 2,8:24-70 IS
Fixed Nikon optics 24, 35, 55, 85, 135 mm
Swedish cameleon + follow focus
Sound package with 1 recorder + accessories
Price: 1 500 SEK/day
microphones and accessories
Sennheiser microphone HD25
Wind shield/Wind jammer
3 x Sennheiser portable microphone
3 x DPA 4060 portable microphone
3 x LR cables
3 x Sennheiser headphones
Price: 4 000 SEK/week
Mac Pro 2×3 Ghz Quad Core Intel Xeon
2 screens + 40 inch monitor
Studio Speakers Audiotec
AVID Media Composer 7.0
Final Cut Pro 7.0.3
Adobe CS6 including Premiere and After Effects
The price includes coffee and access to meeting rooms with viewing opportunities.