Håvard Bustnes (born 1973) is a mulitaward winning director and producer. He holds a degree in Directing for Television from the College of Film and TV at Lillehammer, Norway.
His two latest documentaries "Health Factory" and "Big John" has travelled around the world on cinema, TV and in the festival circuit.
The feature documentary “Big John” won the norwegian Oscar «Amanda Award» for best theatrical documentary. It also won the Best Nordic Documentary Prize at Nordic Panorama.
His films has been sold to TV stations like NRK, TV2, SVT, YLE, TV4 (Irland), TVP (Polen), Aljazeera Documentary Chanel (Qatar) and NHK (Japan). They have been screened at festivals in Sweeden, Switzerland, Canda, Polen, USA, South-Korea, Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium and Denmark.
This is a selection of festivals:
Hot Docs, Visions du Réel, DokLeipzig, Planet Doc Review, cph:dox, Göteborg Int'l Film Festival, Heartland International Film Festival (USA), DMZ Docs (South Korea)