Six TV-series nominated for the 2019 award!
Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize 2019
For the third consecutive year, the award for outstanding writing of a Nordic Drama series, funded by Nordisk Film & TV Fond, will be handed out at Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision.
This year, six drama series - two from Norway and one each from Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden - are nominated for the award, which goes to the the series' main writer(s). The first two episodes of the nominated series will be screened as part of the programme of the Göteborg Film Festival. The Nordic drama series nominated will compete for NOK 200,000 (€ 20,000). The winner will be announced at the TV Drama Vision award ceremony on January 30, 2019.
Petri Kemppinen, CEO of Nordisk Film & TV Fond, said: "The number of TV dramas commissioned in the Nordics is rising dramatically. The Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize aims to highlight the unique concepts of TV commissioning and to promote the outstanding writing talents in the Nordics. This year’s nominees illustrate the wide range of high quality dramas, many of which have already proven their ability to connect with local audiences, thanks to engaging stories, often deeply rooted in Nordic history and traditions."
Cia Edström, Head of TV Drama Vision at Göteborg Film Festival, said: "Screenwriters and their stories are the main reasons Nordic drama series keep flourishing. We at Göteborg Film Festival are very proud to present this year’s nominees, up for the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize, highlighting the wide range of stories and genres present in Scandinavian TV."
Scroll down for more information about the nominees, the prize, previous winners and nominees.
Under "Read more" you will also find interviews with the nominated writers.