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President of SWEA Los Angeles Film Committee

Josefina, originally from Gothenburg, first join SWEA in 2012 while living in Belgium. As she moved to Los Angeles permanently in 2013 she joined the local SWEA affiliate right way. Josefina has been serving on the film committee for the past five years and 2017 is her first year as head of the committee. Josefina is a pharmaceutical advertising professional focused on bringing FDA approved products to market. In the last years she’s worked mostly within two therapeutic areas; oncology and neurology. Privately, she loves to read Nordic Noir crime novels, go wine tasting and travel in general.


Foto av Mathilda TennysdotterMember of SWEA Los Angeles Film Committee

Minna Madzunkova became a member of the SWEA Los Angeles chapter in 2013, served in the Film Committee during 2015 but had to resign when accepting the role as Chapter President. She is a Board Member of SWEA Los Angeles and recently returned to the Film Committee with a mission to work closely with members of both Film Committee and Jury to increase the visibility of SWEA Los Angeles Film Scholarship.

Minna is a statistician and founder of a business consulting firm focusing on helping businesses navigate in respective field. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, gourmet dining and swimming.


Member of SWEA Los Angeles Film Committee

Mathilda Tennysdotter, originally from Lönsboda, has been a member of SWEA Los Angeles since 2015 and became a board member after six months. Today she’s the vice president, webmaster and a member of the Film Committee of SWEA Los Angeles.Outside of SWEA Los Angeles, Mathilda works as a freelance photographer and retoucher for her own company Tennysdotter Photography. When she’s not working, she likes to watch horror movies, do fun things with friends and family and work out. She also loves to bake and travel.



Member of  SWEA Los Angeles Film Committee

Gudrun Giddings is the CEO and producer at G4C Innovation and is a co-founder of Entertainment Capital Network and she heads the worldwide media rights for Elina Ahlback Literary Agency. Gudrun serves on the Board of Directors for Mentor Foundation USA that was founded by H.M. Queen Silva of Sweden and she is also a Board Member of Clean Tech Invest as well as a Board Member of SACC-USA. Gudrun is the President and Chair of The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce-LA.


Gudrun recently completed 10 MILLION, an English language feature film, shot in Sweden and to be released worldwide. Gudrun executive produced BANSHEE CHAPTER directed by Blair Erickson and executive produced by Zach Quinto (STAR TREK, MARGIN CALL) Gudrun also produced a pilot in collaboration with Stan Lee’s company POW! Entertainment (SPIDER-MAN, IRON MAN, DOCTOR STRANGE) and Michael Eisner’s Vuguru hosted by Mark Hamill (STAR WARS) Before then she executive produced the fantasy thriller THALE. Gudrun executive produced FLYPAPER, written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore (THE HANGOVER) directed by Rob Minkoff (THE LION KING, STUART LITTLE) starring Patrick Dempsey (GREY’S ANATOMY, ENCHANTED) Gudrun previously served as a Producer and the Vice President of Production at Paradox Entertainment and worked on the feature film CONAN THE BARBARIAN among other projects. Before joining Paradox, Gudrun was the Director of Production for Davis Films, Samuel and Victor Hadida’s production arm under their distribution company Metropolitan Filmexport, where she worked on films such as, Tony Scott’s DOMINO, Christopher Gans’ SILENT HILL, SOLOMON KANE, George Clooney’s GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK and Terry Gilliam directed, THE IMAGINERIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS. In 2008 she produced a selection of the first original content pilots for Xbox Live 360, MIRACLE OF PHIL directed by Andrew Douglas (AMITIVILLE HORROR) and POST APOCALYPTIC PIZZA directed by Peter Cornwell (HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT)