Sturla Gunnarsson

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Sturla Gunnarsson
Sturla Gunnarsson 2016.jpg
BornAugust 30, 1951
OccupationFilm director
Film producer
Years active1981 – Present

Sturla Gunnarsson (born August 30, 1951[1]) is a Canadian movie director and producer.[1]

Gunnarsson was born in Reykjavík, Iceland in 1951.[1] He moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, with his parents when he was seven years old. His movie After the Axe, received an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Feature.[2] He has since won a number of awards including Emmy Award, Genie Award and Gemini Awards.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Sturla Gunnarsson". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
  2. Balkissoon, Denise (July 2008). "History Major: Sturla Gunnarsson tells the true story of a great Canadian tragedy. Finally Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine", Toronto Life 42 (7): 21. Retrieved September 23, 2010.
  3. "Sturla Gunnarsson". Canadian Film Centre. Archived from the original on 28 April 2015. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Sturla Gunnarsson". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
  5. "Sturla Gunnarsson". Retrieved 8 February 2016.
  6. tiff. (2015-01-12). "Sturla Gunnarsson’s Monsoon crowned Canada's Top Ten Film Festival People’s Choice Award winner". Press release. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04.'s_Top_Ten_Film_Festival_8513913_1421100000.pdf. Retrieved 2016-02-08. 

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