Håvard Bustnes (1973) has directed and produced documentaries for more than 20 years. He is based in Trondheim where he is a co-owner of UpNorth Film. Bustnes made his international breakthrough with the feature documentary "Big John" (2008) which won the Amanda Award and several other awards, including Best Nordic Documentary at Nordic Panorama in Malmö, The Golden Chair in Grimstad, and The Crystal Heart Award in USA. After this, his movies "Health Factory" (2010), "Two Raging Grannies" (2013), and "Golden Dawn Girls" (2017) have been screened at more then 100 film festivals, won awards and nominations at notable film festivals like IDFA and Hot Docs, and have been broadcast at television and cinemas worldwide. His latest feature "Name of the Game" (2021) premiered at IDFA in Amsterdam, which is the worlds biggest documentary film festival.