Commercial Norway: Einar film
Guri Neby
+47 909 96 100‬

Live productions: VIERLIVE
Håkon Mathisen
+47 954 45 314
Mattis Ohana Goksøyr is a Norwegian film director and creative based in Oslo. He directs commercials and fiction; short films, music videos, live concerts and more. His short films has been shown at film festivals both internationally and nationally and he is commercially represented by Einar film in Norway.

Contact:, +47 928 01 921​​​​​​​

Awards & Short Lists

Short list for "The Biggest Challenge" - Gulltaggen 2023
Gold for "Non-commercial" for Red Cross, "Digital homework help" - Gullbranson 2022
Bronze for "Onlinefilm" for Propr - Gullblyanten 2021
Gold for "Integrated campaign" for VIERLIVE - Gulltaggen 2021

Official Nominations & Screenings

ARE YOU OK - 2021
Official Selection at
Official Invitation to the Uppsala film festival - 23/10/2023
Official Invitation to the Vienna Film festival program Kinky Kino - 02/06/2023
Nominated to Best Short at the 26th Encounters Film Festival - Bristol, UK - 01/09/2021
Nominated to the CortoEuropa Competition at the 25th Linea d'Ombra Festival - Salerno, Italy - 23/10/2021
Selected to the cult program at the 25th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur - Winterthur, Switzerland - 9/11/2021
Nominated to Best Nordic Short at the 34th Minimalen Short Film Festival - Trondheim, Norway - 11/01/2022
Nominated at the Nordische Filmtage Lübeck Lübeck, Germany 04/11/2022

Nominated to Best Nordic Short at the Nordic Panorama - Gøteborg, Sweden - 17/09/2020
Nominated to Best Short Film at the Firenze Film Festival - Firenze, Italy - 25/09/2020
Nominated to Best Short Film at the Nordische Filmtage Lübeck - Lübeck, Germany 05/11/2020
Nominated to Best Nordic Short at the Minimalen Short Film Festival - Trondheim, Norway, 12/01/2021
Nominated to the Fiction Silver Lynx the FEST New Directors New Films Festival - Espinho, Portugal, 4/10/2021

Screened at the Copenhagen Jewish Film festival - 04/06/2023
Nominated to Best Norwegian Short at the Norwegian Short Film Festival - Grimstad, Norway - 13/06/19
Nominated at the Movies On War film festival - Elverum Norway - 24/11/19
Nominated at the Courts Mais Trash Festival - Brussels Belgium - 16/01/20
Nominated at the 30th Washington Jewish Film Festival - Washington, DC, USA - 22/02/20
Nominated at the 29th Muestra Internacional de Cine de Palencia - Palencia, Spain - 29/02/2020
Nominated to Best Director at the Festival International du Film d'Aubagne - 01/04/20
Nominated at the Cortisonici International Short Film Festival - 02/04/20
Nominated at the 15th Myrtle Beach International Film Festival - South Carolina, USA - 22/04/20
Nominated at the 5th International Alexandria Short Film Festival Alexandria, Imathia, Greece - 13/06/20
Nominated at the Unknown Film Festival - Ekaterinburg, Russia - 28/06/20
Nominated at the 5th Shots International Independent Short Film Festival - Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia - 07/08/20
Nominated at the 10th Sandpoint Film Festival - Sandpoint, Idaho, USA - 06/09/20
Nominated at the 17th DC Shorts International Film Festival - Washington DC, USA - 10/09/20
Nominated at the 14th Festival International De Verin - Ourense, Spain - 13/09/20
Nominated at the 12th Seoul International Film Festival - Seoul, Korea - 19/09/20
Nominated at the 23rd Religion Today Film Festival - Trento, Italy - 23/09/20
Nominated at the 8th Festival of Nations - Weyregg, Austria - 29/09/20
Nominated at the 6th Frankly Film Festival - Cincinnati, USA - 11/10/20
Nominated at the 3th Filmzeitkaufbeuren Film Festival - Kaufbeuren, Germany - 06/10/20
Nominated at the 7th Mostras International Cinema Educatio - Valencia, Spain - 23/10/20
Nominated at the 7th Toronto Jewish Film Festival - Toronto, Canada - 23/10/20
Nominated at the 16th International Short Film Festival Detmold - Detmold, Gemany - 24/10/20
Nominated at the 11th Skepto International Film Festival - Cagliari, Italy - 29/10/20
Nominated at the 32nd Boston Jewish Film Festival - Boston, USA 5/11/20
Nominated at the 10th Arlington Film Festival - Watertown, Massachusetts, USA - 5/11/20
Nominated at the 4th Aaretaler Kurzfilmtage - Münsingen, Berne, Switzerland - 14/11/20
Official Selection and digital premiere on Directors Note - Late November
Nominated at the 2nd Festival International De Cine Austral - 3/12/20
Nominated at the 7th Moscow Jewish Film Festival, Moscow, Russia - 3/10/2021
Nominated at the 7th Västerås film festival, Västerås, Sweden - 21/10/2021
Official Selection at the 11th Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York, UK - 2/11/2021

Nominated to the Best Music Video Audience Award at the Oslo Pix Film Festival 2018 

Nominated to Best Norwegian Short at the Norwegian Short Film Festival - Grimstad, Norway - 14/06/18

2023 - Received TV-series development grants from the Norwegian Film Institute
2022 - Received TV-series development grants from the Art Council Norway
2021 - Directed the live-streamed music show "VG-LISTA 2021".
2021 - NRK bought the documentary "My place".
2021 - Filmbib bought the Norwegian screening rights for "Safiyyah" and "On hold".
2020 - Recieved a scholarship from the Art Council Norway.
2020 - The live-concert From a deserted concert hall got 6 out of 6 from Norway's largest newspaper; VG.
2020 - The screening rights for Safiyyah and On Hold was bought by Filmbib/NFI (Five years in Norway).