O - The Movie

Four friends are on a hiking trip into the deep midst of a forest. While filming the trip they accidentally lose one of their cell phones. In search of the lost phone they discover a mysterious black hole in the ground. Curious and puzzled by this newly discovered hole, they decide to explore it, which leads to a dramatic chain of events.

  • frank aron gårdsø
    Director
  • frank aron gårdsø
    Writer
  • frank aron gårdsø
    Producer
  • Ole Bang Foss
    Key Cast
  • Siri Aleksandra Mordal
    Key Cast
  • Emina Menkovic
    Key Cast
  • Theodor Olai Aaberge
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    O
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Horror, Mystery, Suspense
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 10, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    6,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Norway
  • Country of Filming:
    Norway
  • Film Language:
    Norwegian
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:39
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Norwegian Short Film Festival
    Grimstad, Norway
    June 10, 2015
  • #TOFF - The Online Film Festival
    Worldwide
    July 1, 2015
    Winner audience award. Best narrative short
  • Los Angeles Cinefest
    Los Angeles
    August 4, 2015
  • Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival
    Hong Kong
    Hong Kong
    May 11, 2016
    Asian
  • SITGES - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia
    Sitges
    Spain
    October 9, 2015
    Spain
  • Green Bay Film Festival
    Green Bay
    United States
    April 21, 2016
  • Dead by Dawn
    Edinburgh
    United Kingdom
    April 22, 2016
  • TMFF - The Monthly Film Festival

    December 22, 2015
    Winner - Best Original Score
  • Horrorfest
    Cape Town
    South Africa
    African premiere
  • short-filmz.com
  • Melbourne Indie Film Festival
    Melbourne
    Australia
    July 13, 2016
    Australian
    Winner Best Horror Short
  • ASFF - Aesthetica Short Film Festival
    York
    United Kingdom
    January 5, 2017
  • Fright Night Film Fest
    Louisville
    United States
    November 26, 2016
  • Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest
    Bucharest
    Romania
    March 15, 2017
  • Fargo Fantastic Film Festival
    Fargo
    United States
    October 30, 2016
  • WildSound FEEDBACK Film and Writing Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
    Best Shortfilm and Best Overall Performances
  • London Golden Scout International Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    December 1, 2016
    Best Original Score
  • Short Stop International Film Festival
    Glasgow
    United Kingdom
    December 22, 2016
  • Berlin Flash Film Festival
    Stuttgart
    Germany
    July 25, 2017
    Winner Extra Long Short
Director Biography - frank aron gårdsø

Director/writer/producer/editor
Too Much (2000) starring: Jørgen Langhelle
Kaffe (2001) starring: Sossen Krogh
Monica (2001) starring: Merete Vold
Love Never Dies (2003) starring: Gustav Adolf Hegh & Bjørn Jenseg
O- The Movie (2015)
Takk For Alt (2017) starring: Hans Jacob Sand, Jan Fredrik Grøndal Henriksen, Gorm Alexander Foss Grømer,
Karine dybvik, Kim Rune Gulland, John Brungot

Art Department
Folkevalgt (2016) Tv Series (property master)
Lost In Time (2016) Tv Game Show (Game Developer)
"Den siste viking" (2014) TV series (property master) (2014)
En duva satt på en gren och funderade på tillvaron (2014) (assistant decorator)
... aka "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
Blind (2014/II) (property master: second unit)
"Lilyhammer" (art department) (2012-2013)
"En vakker dag" (2011) TV series (property master) (2011)
"Zebra Grand Prix" (2009) TV series (set designer) (2009-2010)
De andre (2009) (assistant property master)
"Hotel Cæsar" (carpenter) (2008)
"Top model Norge" (carpenter) (12 episodes, 2006)
"Klisterhjerne" (2003) TV series (props)
Oblivion (2003) (assistant property master)
"Endelig fredag" (2002) TV series (set decorator)
"Fox Grønland" (2001) TV series (assistant art director)
"Agurknytt" (1999) TV series (carpenter) (1999)
"Virre virre vapp" (1998) TV series (set decorator)
"Virre virre vapp" (1998) TV series (props)
"Bot og bedring" (1996) TV series (painter)
"Bot og bedring" (1996) TV series (set decorator)

Cinematographer
O (2015)
En kväll med Peter Jöback (2011) (TV)
Sivert Høyem i Sentrum (2009) (TV)

Actor
Mørke sjeler (2010) .... Driller #4
... aka "Dark Souls" - International (English title) (imdb display title), USA (festival title)
... aka "Zombie Driller" - USA (alternative title)
Markus og Diana (1996) .... Journalist
"Offshore" .... Oilworker

Make Up Department
Fox Grønland" (2001) TV series (special makeup effects artist)

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