Lars Filip Hammar and Fredrik Wikingsson, commonly known as Filip and Fredrik, are two Swedish writers, television hosts and journalists both known for their youthful, though intellectual, humour and unconventional journalism. The duo has been celebrated for their relaxed and spontaneous style in front of the camera. As Filip explains: "We just turn on the camera and go". Since 2002, Filip and Fredrik have together produced eleven different TV shows and, in the aftermath of the shows' successes in Sweden, written books. The duo owns, and works within, the company "Framgångsfabriken", started in 2001, which takes credit for their media appearances.
|Occupation:||Writers, television hosts and journalists|
|Employer:||Metronome, Kanal 5, Aftonbladet|
About Fredrik Wikingsson
Author, journalist, television show host and show runner who is known for being one half of the series Filip and Fredrik. He is also known for his gameshow and competition series' including Shall we Finish?, Hissen, and La Bamba.
He studied journalism at Mid University and moved to Stockholm to begin working as a journalist. After working for Aftonbladet, he met his long-term partner Filip whom he developed a TV4 show with. They later went on to found the production company Nexico Media.
He has published several different books including The Tear Generals in October of 2009 and 100 Elevators in October of 2004.
He married former editor-in-chief of the magazine Ruby, Johanna Swanberg in January of 2005.
He is known for frequently running television show programs with his longtime partner Filip Hammar.
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