Rune Hov is a Norwegian cinematographer and filmmaker. For more than 20 years he has been focusing on documentaries and commercials. These two worlds has given him a strong understanding of storytelling as well as communicating short and precise. He strives exploring new techniques and genres.

Rune has working experience with creatives and producers on a range of production scales and formats.

Rune is based in Oslo, and has production experience from around the world. Such as Italy, Spain, Austria, Poland, Greece, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, United States, Hungary, Czech Republic, Egypt, Jordan, Thailand, Scandinavia, Costa Rica and Trinidad & Tobago.

Member of The Norwegian Society of Cinematographers (FNF), a division of IMAGO - International Federation of Cinematographers.


Island of Memories by Siri Hermansen

Exhibition, Galleri F15 (Norway 2021)

Terra Nullius by Siri Hermansen

Exhibition, Göteborg Kunsthall (Sweden 2020)

Screening, Tromsø International Film Festival (Norway 2014)

Exhibition, Oslo Kunstforening (Norway 2013)

Dreaming in the Stonebed Valley by Siri Hermansen

Exhibition, Seoul International New Media Festival (South Korea 2018)

Biathlon World Cup Promo Vignette by Jørn Veberg & Knud Kleppe

Nominated, Gullruten Fagpris Best Innovation (Norway 2016)

Fashion film for The Varner Group

Permanent exhibition at Varner HQ Oslo/Asker (Norway 2017)

Opp 40800 Elipse 41755 by Lotte Konow Lund

Permanent exhibition at New Ullern Upper Secondery School (Norway 2015)

Dreaming in the Stonebed Valley by Siri Hermansen

Official Opening Screening, Bamberger Kurzfilmtage (Germany 2016)

Exhibition, Gallery of Internationales Künstlerhause Villa Concordia (Germany 2016)

Detroit - Land of Freedom by Siri Hermanssen

Exhibition,The 15th Seoul International New Media Festival (Korea 2015)

Exhibition, Stenersen Museum (Norway 2012/2013)

No Competition by Rune Hov

Screening, Slide Luck Oslo III (Norway 2014)

Tokyo Shuffle by Rune Hov

Nominated, Boston Underground Film Festival (USA 2013)

Chernobyl Mon Amour by Siri Hermanssen

Exhibition, Stenersen Museum (Norway 2012/2013)

Screened, Norwegian Short Film Festival (Norway 2012)

Screened, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam (Netherland 2012)

Bull - King by Nicolai Aass

Silver Ace Award, Las Vegas Film Festival (USA 2012)

Bull - Under My Skin by Nicolai Aass  

Nominated, Aesthetica Short Film Festival (UK 2012)

Best Music Video, Miami Short Film Festival (USA 2011)

Nominated, Norwegian Short Film Festival (Norway 2011)

Horisont by Wajid Malik  

Nominated Cinemagic, (UK 2005)

Hodet Mitt by Knut Petter Ryan

Best Short Short Film - Aspen Shortfest (USA 2005)

Best International Short Award - Short Shorts Film Festival (JP 2005)

Gold Award Experimental Film - Crested Butte Reel Fest (USA 2005)

Participation, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival (France 2005)

Nominated, Tromsø Int. Film Festival (Norway 2005)

Nominated, Gøteborg Int. Film Festival (Sweden 2005)

Nominated, 14th Nordic Panorama (Iceland 2204)

Winner 2nd price best short film, Zoomin’ Short Film Festival (Norway 2004)

Winner, Internet Film of the Year, VG/Grimstad (Norway 2004)

Grand Jury Diploma, Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad (Norway 2005)

Nominated, Kosmorama Film Festival, Trondheim (Norway 2005)

Nominated, Comedia, the Just For Laughs Festival’s Film Event (Montreal 2005)

Nominated, Festival International de Cinéma du Grain á Dèmoudre (France 2005)

Nominated, Damascus International Film Festival (Syria 2005)

Nominated, Brest International Short Film Festival (France 2005)

Nominated, Nordische Filmtage, Lübeck (Germany 2005)

Nominated, InVideo Film Festival, Milano (Italy 2005)

Nominated, Boréales, Caen (France 2005)

Nominated, Flickerfest International Short Film Festival (Sydney 2006)

Nominated, Animateka Film Festival, Ljubljana (Slovenia 2006)

Nominated, Plein La Bobine Children's Film Festival (France 2006)

Nominated, Ciné Junior (France 2007)

Nominated, New York Children Film Festival (USA 2007)

Nominated, International Short Film Festival, Open Cinema, St. Petersburg (Russia 2008)

WE - Sassy Zazie by Knut Petter Ryan

Nominated, Best Music Video Natt & Dag Oslo Award (Norway 2004)

Blinders by Haakon Storm Heen

2. Best Short Award, Zoomin’ Short Film Festival (Norway 2003)

TusenFryd by Knut Petter Ryan

Cannes Lions 51st Int. Advertising Festival (France 2005)

Break Fast by Knut Petter Ryan

Nominated, Cosmic Zoom Short Film Festival, Copenhagen (Denmark 2002)

Julstämning by Richard Andersson

Nominated, Norwegian Short Film Festivals, Grimstad (Norway 2002)

sTADt by Rune Hov

Cinema short, Oslo Kinematografer (Norway 2003)

Dolby Laboratories Inc. Sound Design workshops (USA 2003)

Nominated, Cosmic Zoom Short Film Festival, Copenhagen (Denmark 2003)

Nominated, Zoomin’ Short Film Festival, Oslo (Norway 2002)

Nominated, Norwegian Short Film Festivals, Grimstad (Norway 2002)

Nominated, Norwegian Documentary Festival, Volda (Norway 2002)

The Audience Award, Norwegian Student Film Festival (Norway 2002)

Winner of Open Category, Norwegian Student Film Festival (Norway 2002)

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Nicolai Aass, Denise Hauser, Andrea Armada, Anita Aamodt Enersen, Andreas Rønning, Frederic Esnault, Jill Greenberg, Jerker Josefsson,Tor Einstabland, Geirr Johnsen, Wajid Malik, Thomas Qvale, Henrik Zwart, Eigil Landmark, Joon Brandt, Mathias Steinbru, Terje Boye, Martin Sofiedal, Siri Hermansen, Lotte Konow Lund, Mark Francombe, Knud Andreas Kleppe, Magnus Arnesen, Leiv Igor Devold, Bruce Parramore, Jarle Medhus, Haakon Storm Heen, Anders Reime, Felix Fossum, Alf Dyblie, Rune Bendixen, Mona Hoel, Bård Hole, Jørn Veberg, Bjørn Glestad, Hanne Breivik, Håvard Bustnes, Knut Petter Ryan and Joachim Rønning & Espen Sandberg.