Member Spotlight: Maria Tornberg (Los Angeles Chapter)
May 14, 2016
Maria Tornberg, is a former model, actress and now focusing on her behind-the-camera endeavors as a photographer and director.
She was born and raised in Sweden and has lived and worked in Paris, Barcelona, Hamburg, Milan and New York. After landing a role in Super Troopers, Maria moved to Los Angeles where she acted in TV show and movies.
Maria wrote, directed and starred in two award-winning films, one of them starring Alexander Skarsgård. Maria just completed her third film, “Silverback,” and is currently planning to direct her first feature film.
Among the people she has worked with are Alexander Skarsgård, Danny Trejo, Matt Barnes, Bex Taylor-Klaus and Steven Bauer. She has produced still photography for the NFL and Visa. She creates editorial shoots, fashion videos and advertising campaigns for brands all over the world. And she has also been collaborating with advertising agency BBDO and J. Walter Thompson.
Maria has become one of Los Angeles’ leading portrait photographers, creating headshots for Hollywood’s finest actors. Beyond her passion for photography, her industry knowledge, experience and talent give her a unique perspective on how actors and other clients can prepare for shoots, choose the right images and distinguish their own individual brand within a competitive industry.