As a chain of horrific and inexplicable events start to unfold in their small town on the northern hemisphere, an ensemble of high school students will be forced to face their darkest fears in order to overcome a supernatural force feeding on chaos and the misery of mankind.
Pioneering a new genre called ‘Nordic Comic Noir’, Cryptid is Scandinavia’s first-ever young adult horror series in the short format. The series was nominated for Best Short Form Series during the Canneseries Festival in 2020 ahead of its official premiere on Swedish SVOD Viaplay in October 2020.
Cryptid is produced by Dramacorp for Nordic Entertainment Group. With the support of Business Finland – Audiovisual Production Incentive and the West Finland Film Commission. Production Services by Fisher King.
Julius Fleischanderl, Maja-Johanna Englander, Astrid Morberg
Jacques Karlberg, Amanda Lindh, Beata Borelius Larson, Deniece Ignacio Nyman, Oscar Zia, Christian Fandango Sundgren, Johan Hedenberg, Angelina Håkansson, Arvin Kananian
Director: David Berron
Head Writers: Morgan Jensen & Henrik Jansson-Schweizer
Written by: Morgan Jensen, Henrik Jansson-Schweizer, Daniel di Grado, Anna Jakobsson-Lund, Alexander Kantsjö, Axel Stjärne
Executive Producers: Patrick Nebout, Henrik Jansson-Schweizer
Producer: Hadis Jabbari
Created by: Sylvain Runberg & Daniel di Grado
Director of Photography: Matti Eerikäinen F.S.C.
Production Designers: Okku Rahikainen, Vilja Katramo
Costume Design: Ninna Päväläinen
Makeup Designers: Saara Räisänen, Eija Hakkarainen
Casting: C/O Jones
Editors: Tussilago AB, Harri Ylönen, Inka Lahti, Otto Ikäheimonen,
Composers: Klas Wahl & Anders Niska
Associate Producer: Gustav Broberg
Original Soundtrack by Klas Wahl & Anders Niska