Beckmansalumn Sheila Johansson wins big at Roygalan

Beckmans alumni, visual communication

Every year, The Roy Gala crowns Sweden's best commercials and creators. Big winners this year were former Beckmans student Sheila Johansson and production company New Land.

Best Commercial Director of the Year

Sheila Johansson and the production company won the prestigious award "Best Commercial of the Year" with " Remember it as yesterday" which was part of the Christmas campaign for the Swedish Cancer Society and which was also earlier this year rewarded at the Golden Egg Gala. 

In addition to this, Sheila Johansson herself was named "Best Commercial Director of the Year". In addition, she and the production company won in the category "Best Music Video" with Seinabo Seys "I Owe You Nothing". 

About Sheila Johansson

Sheila Johansson attended Beckman's Evening School and then entered Advertising and Graphics product design (now Visual Communication). She graduated from Beckmans in 2011. After Beckmans, she worked as an art director at McCann New York, among others. Three years ago she started directing commercials, and after only one year as a director she received the Roygalan award for Newcomer of the Year. Earlier this year, she became the first female director to win a Golden Egg in the film category, also with the film "Remember the one that was yesterday" for the Cancer Fund. 

Read interview with Sheila Johansson in Résumé

Watch Sheila Johansson's commercials here

Congratulations from Beckmans!

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