Åkesson is a Swedish writer, director and producer who lived in London for many
years and made several shorts there, among them The Holiday (2010) nominated
1km Film at Stockholm Film Festival and Moments (2011) winner of Film London's
Best of Boroughs Jury Award.
In 2015 she relocated back to Sweden where she has
directed short documentary Crossroads (2020) nominated New Doc at Tempo
Documentary Festival 2020 and produced short drama Grits (2021) winner of the
Pixel Talent Award 2021.
Current project are LTMUC, which
she has written and directed and is based on her own experiences, and En Hyllning till Skogens Konung, directed by Kim Sundbeck, which she is producing.