Tulpa Creatives

Tulpa Creatives is an independent Swedish Production Company working with Film, Music and Writing. Founded by Simon Kölle and Richard Jarnhed, the company started out as a platform with several companies, and after more than 10 years of collaborations, Tulpa Creatives was finally created in 2019. Today the company is made up of a team of creatives, driven by a passion to create bold, original high-end film and television for international and local audiences. The main focus is to create genre projects with an edge, but we also make feature documentaries, commercials and music. The Tulpa team has created several TV-series, composed music for more than 100 projects, produced films, as well as commercials, with our clients including smaller companies up to the likes of H&M. 

Richard Jarnhed – Director & Writer

Chairman of the board of Tulpa Creatives AB, as well as a founder and co-owner of the company.  Richard was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. He is the father of two wonderful kids. Film and storytelling is his great passion. Richard has 27 years’ experience of film production. He has directed several TV series, commercials, and has written two novels. Music influences Richard a lot and is an essential part of his life. Details sets the tone of a film – the way a line is delivered and the visual fingerprint of a film are things that transport an audience to the right place. With his dedication and experience he aims to create stories that will stand the test of time.

Contact: +46 707 36 48 39, richard@tulpa.nu Web: jarnhed.com

Simon Kölle – Composer & Film Producer

CEO, as well as a founder and co-owner of Tulpa Creatives AB. Born and raised in Stockholm, Simon is the father of a lovely daughter. He discovered his love for stories at an early age, and grew up in the roleplaying Community. After years as a playwright and director he turned to music. Some 10+ albums later, after 10 years of running a record label and distribution, studies in Theatre and Film Science, Dramaturgy, Writing and Film Music, Simon shifted his focus to Film Music. His work has received accolades from the likes of Ennio Morricone, Oliver Stone, and John Malkovich, winning more than 20 international awards, as well as nominations, at festivals in Hollywood, London and several other places. In 2013 he started producing films and has since produced several features for a world wide audience. Today he primarily works as a Composer and Film Producer, but is also an accomplished writer with 20+ years of professional experience. 

Contact: +46 707 92 53 27, simon@tulpa.nu  Web: www.simonkolle.com

Henrik Summanen – Head of Development

Tulpa Creatives strategist and Head of Development, Henrik is also a board member, part owner of Tulpa Creatives, as well as part of the production teams. He was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, and is a father of three. He is a Coordinator for DIGISAM at the Swedish National Heritage Board, a recognized strategist, with a background in producing large interactive productions, and having been one of the leading lights in the Nordic LARP scene. He has big projects behind him, with the company Alternaliv AB, such as Monitor Celestra, Inside Hamlet, Carolus Rex, Nyteg. Henrik is well educated in fields such as Linguistics, Archeology, Film and Leadership, and has worked some 10 years with museums as a project manager, and the last decade as an Operations developer and Coordinator at The Swedish National Heritage Board (Riksantikvarieämbetet). Since 2013 he has seerved as a member of the Advisory Council of The National Library of Sweden.

Contact: +46 703 74 17 89, henrik@tulpa.nu

Joel Forssell – Story Editor

Tulpa Creatives Story Editor and Developer. An accomplished writer and composer with work on both feature films and TV-series. As a composer he has had reccurring collaborations with our CEO (Simon Kölle). At Tulpa Creatives he works hands on with both our World Builders and Script Writers, working to help manage and lead multiple successful projects here at Tulpa while also continuing to work as a creative in his own right.

Contact: +46 734 35 36 24, joel@tulpa.nu