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Vocational teacher, Film Production
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Thomas Wangsmo is a film teacher with screenwriting, directing, producing and editing as his main teaching topics. He started working as a teacher on the film course at Noroff Oslo in the autumn of 2012, with a period as course coordinator from autumn 2013 till autumn 2014. Wangsmo holds a Master's Degree in film from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and a Bachelor's Degree with Honours from The Arts Institute at Bournemouth in England.

Besides teaching at Noroff, Wangsmo works as a screenwriter and director. He has written and directed one feature and more than twenty short films, many of which have been screened at major and minor international film festivals. His short film Amor won the top prize at Ghent International Film Festival in 2009, and was a Best Short nominee at the European Film Awards in 2010. His first feature film, Into the Dark (orig. Inn i mørket), was released in Norway in early 2012, and had its international premiere at Montreal World Film Festival 2012, where it won the Bronze Zenith Award. In addition to writing and directing, Wangsmo has edited all his own films, and occasionally also produced and photographed. Besides making films, Wangsmo teaches filmmaking at an arts college in Oslo, his home city.