Kasper Collin (born November 16, 1972) is a Swedish film director, documentary filmmaker, screenwriter and film producer based in Gothenburg, Sweden.
His first feature documentary was My Name Is Albert Ayler which was well received when it opened theatrically in UK and US in 2007 and 2008. Metacritic gives the film 83/100 and has awarded it the 19th best film from 2007. Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a Tomatometer score of 94%.His second feature documentary I Called Him Morgan premiered September 1, 2016 at the 73rd Venice Film Festival. After Venice it went on to play Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, New York Film Festival and BFI London Film Festival.
I Called Him Morgan had its US theatrical premiere on March 24, 2017 and its Swedish theatrical premiere on March 31. There are 20 reviews registered at Metacritics. Eight of them are registered as 100/100 and the film has reached a metascore of 90/100. There are 44 reviews registered at Rotten Tomatoes and the Tomatometer score is 95%.On July 1, 2017 Metacritic announced I Called Him Morgan as the best reviewed movie of the first half of 2017.Indiewire listed Kasper Collin as one of nine breakthrough names to look out for at TIFF 2016.Between 2009 and 2014 Kasper Collin was one of two chairmen of the Swedish independent filmmakers' organization (Oberoende Filmares Förbund).
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