Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize 2020
For the 4th consecutive year, the award for outstanding writing of a Nordic Drama series, funded by Nordisk Film & TV Fond, will be presented during the Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision industry event.
Five Nordic drama series have been announced as nominees for the Prize. The award goes to the series' main writer(s). The first episode of the nominated series will be included in the Göteborg Film Festival programme. The five Nordic drama series nominated will compete for NOK 200,000 (€ 20,000). The winner will be announced at the TV Drama Vision award ceremony 29 January 2020.
Liselott Forsman, CEO at Nordisk Film & TV Fond said: ”With the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize, the Fund wants to celebrate the art of script writing, the base for all good drama experiences and also for Nordic drama quality, something we have supported for 30 years in January. We heartily welcome this year´s five high level nominees, each combining a say with excellent storytelling in a way that bodes well for Nordic 2020 dramas at international markets where competition is fiercer than ever.”
Cia Edström, Head of TV Drama Vision at Göteborg Film Festival said: "Göteborg Film Festival are very proud to present this year’s nominees, a great line up of diverse and captivating stories about the challenges of our time and every day life. In a fast growing industry with changing audience behaviours the importance of strong storytellers is more important than ever.”
This year’s Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize jury that will select the winner consists of acclaimed Norwegian actor Jakob Oftebro (Agent Hamilton, Kon-Tiki), Swedish actor Moa Gammel (Jordskott, Tommy), Polish award-winning producer and director Dariusz Jabłoński (Photographer, The Pleasure Principle) and Norwegian journalist Cecilie Asker (Aftenposten).
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