OSCAR® Qualifying NIGHT RIDE directed by Eirik Tveiten brings focus to gender identity and prejudice

Now on the New Yorker 

Director Eirik Tveiten’s NIGHT RIDE shares the story of Ebba who is waiting for the tram, an unexpected turn of events transforms the ride home into something uncomfortable and potentially violent. This important film has qualified to be considered for the 95th Academy® awards. 

A cold night in December. Ebba waits for the tram to go home after a party, but the ride takes an unexpected turn.

Director and writer Eirik Tveiten wrote and directed his first acclaimed short FRIENDLY PEOPLE in 2010. He has written and directed 14 short films. His work includes different genres and stretches from high realism to stylized comedy NIGHT RIDE was rewarded the audience award at The Norwegian Short Film Festival and has since won 5 awards at festivals around the world.

This spectacular short is produced by Gaute Lid Larssen and Heidi Arnesen. Larssen has worked professionally in film production for 25 years with a background from NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) as a radio presenter and casting director. He is currently managing director and chairman at Cylinder Productions AS Arnesen graduated with a bachelor’s in fine arts from CCA, and she currently works for Cylinder Production AS as a producer. 

The beautiful cinematography is expertly created by Vegard Landsverk.

This impeccable short has qualified to be considered for the Oscars®.

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