Fredrik Colting is an award winning author and screenwriter. His new middle grade novel THE SWIM, an incredible adventure about friendship and the longest swim in the world, is out now (June 2018).
Born and raised in Sweden, Colting founded international publishing company Nicotext (www.nicotext.com), where he produced and was Creative Director of more than 50 titles, with sales of over 500,000 copies.
Author of four novels (Crashman, The Last Book in the World), including the most talked about book in 2010 (60 Years Later: Coming Through the Rye, WSJ , CNN , NYT), Colting has his finger firmly on the pulse of pop culture.
In, 2013 he created the world’s most talked about watch, Tikker, the wrist watch that counts down your life (www.mytikker.com). NPR, TIME.
Colting is an award winning author and screenwriter.
-2018 CineQuest Official Finalist for Best TV-Pilot (POWERBALL)
-2017 and 2016 Moonbeam Award for Best Picture Book Series (KINDERGUIDES)
-Winner, 2016 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, Best Short Screenplay (A BEAUTIFUL DAY)
-Grand Prize winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest (A BEAUTIFUL DAY)
-Cannes Screenplay Contest 2015 Official Finalist for Best Action/Adventure Screenplay (THE BIG STEAL)
-Mexico International Film Festival Bronze Palm for 2016 Best Feature Screenplay (JUAREZ)
A master conceptualizer, Colting is currently heading Moppet Books, a new publishing venture that makes children’s books that inspire and educate.
Colting has been featured on The Colbert Report twice.
HERE and HERE.