Magnus von Horn was born in 1983 in Sweden, Gothenburg. He is living and working in Poland. He graduated from the Polish National Film School in Łódź in 2013, where he now teaches directing. Magnus made a successful entrance with his short films: Echo (2010) premiered at Sundance FF and Without Snow (2011) premiered at Locarno FF.
His debut feature The Here After was premiered at the Directors’ Fortnight 2015 – Cannes FF and won two Swedish Guldbagge Award for Best Film & Best Director and traveled along the festivals such as Toronto, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian and was sold to more than 10 territories. With Sweat, his second feature length fiction he took part in Torino Film Lab.