Torfinnur Jákupsson is a Faroese screenwriter, showrunner and executive producer, based between the Faroe Islands, Copenhagen and London. He is represented by Danske Dramatikere and Swedish boutique agency Albatros. Torfinnur is the creator and head writer of the first ever Faroese TV drama series, award-winning crime drama TROM, available on Viaplay, DR, ZDF/Arte, BBC, AMC+ and SBS among others.
Torfinnur has a diverse background in journalism, film, television, and music. He is also CEO of newly founded GRÓ Studios, the first film and television studio of its kind in the Faroes, focused on developing local talent and local stories for a global audience.
After working in "the City" in London, Torfinnur decided to change industry from the world of news and finance to film and TV. Over the past decade, he has refined his skills in a wide range of roles - spanning feature films, shorts, documentaries, series and music videos. His projects, including his work as an writer, producer, editor and sound designer, have won numerous international awards and nominations.