Stella Nova Film produces qualitative and popular film and television for both Swedish and international audiences. The production company was founded in 2008 by producer Lena Rehnberg, former head of production at Sandrew Metronome. Rehnberg has a substantial track record as a producer of popular quality movies. In her work she combines a long experience in feature film production with a unique sense of detecting strong and engaging stories for the screen.
The feature film about the beloved Swedish popstar Ted Gärdestad premieres in 2017, with actor Adam Pålsson in the leading role. Based on an original script by author Peter Birro and directed by the award winning and Oscar nominated director Hannes Holm.
The drama comedy I Love You, with leading roles by Björn Kjellman and Christine Meltzer, premiered in the autumn of 2016. In the other roles we see Sven-Bertil Taube, Anita Wall, Nour El-Refai, Martina Haag and William Spetz, among others.
Love is a Drug, a romantic comedy with David Hellenius and Isabella Scorupco in the leading roles, was released at Christmas 2014. The film was directed by Staffan Lindberg and in other roles we see Suzanne Reuter, Philip Zandén, Dag Malmberg and Claes Ljungmark. The film became a huge box office success and won The Audience Award at The Guldbagge Awards Ceremony the same year.
The acclaimed and award winning feature film Waltz for Monica premiered in the fall of 2013, directed by Per Fly and original screenplay by Peter Birro. The film portrays the Swedish national icon and jazz legend Monica Zetterlund and her intense journey in the limelight as a celebrated singer and actress in the golden era of jazz. Waltz for Monica was a big hit at the box office. It got 11 nominations at the Swedish Guldbagge Awards and was rewarded with four Gulbagge Awards for Best Director (Per Fly), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Edda Magnason), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Sverrir Gudnason) and Best Costume Design (Kicki Ilander). The film has achieved great success internationally, is sold to over 40 countries and praised worldwide.
Once Upon a Time in Phuket is a romantic comedy with Peter Magnusson in the leading role, directed by Staffan Lindberg. In the other roles we see David Hellenius, Susanne Thorson and Jenny Skavlan. The film was a box office success and was nominated for The Audience Award at the Guldbagge Awards Ceremony in 2012.
In 2010 StellaNova Film co-produced the feature film As if I am Not There based on the praised novel by Slavenca Draculic.
The first film produced by StellaNova Film was the romantic comedy A midsummer of Love, starring Peter Magnusson and David Hellenius. It immediately topped the box offices charts after its release in 2009.