In “Image Makers” the film director Victor Sjöström has been shooting Selma Lagerlöf's novel “The Phantom Carriage”. He has invited the author to Stockholm to show her a number of scenes from the film. The play is set in 1920 in a screening room at Svensk Filmindustri (Swedish Film Industry). In addition to Sjöström, those present include the talented cinematographer Julius Jaenzon, and the young actress Tora Teje, Sjöström's mistress and an object of Jaenzon's desire. The meeting between Lagerlöf, an older woman and world-famous author, and a young and talented actress becomes the focal point of the drama.