Vanja Sandell Billström (b. 1983) works as an artist and filmmaker based in Stockholm, Sweden. She has often used her reflections around the presence of the camera, as a starting point of her work and her work shifts between documentary, fiction and video installations. In 2012 ”The Photographer” was nominated for Best Swedish Short, Startsladden, at Göteborg International Film Festival and one year later nominated for the Guldbagge Award. Since 2007 she is a part of  Tangram Film together with Lucia Pagano, Hanna Sköld, Ita Zbroniec-Zajt and Jenifer Malmqvist.