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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 handed out at Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision.  

The award goes to 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 29 January 2020.

Stay tuned for the announcement of the jury and the nominees. Scroll down for more information about the prize, previous winners and nominees.

About Nordic Film & TV Fond Prize

Nordic Film & TV Fond Prize's purpose is to strengthen Nordic TV-drama internationally and put the spotlight on the scriptwriter's important role in the Nordic TV-series. 

The competition is part of Göteborg Film Festival's focus on TV-drama. The series nominated for best script is part of the festival's Nordic Light: TV Drama section. The nominated scriptwriters will be invited to GFF to participate in e.g. seminars and meet the festival audience in connection with the screenings.

The prize-winning TV-series
The winner will be announced during TV Drama Vision, 29 January 2020. The winner receives NOK 200,000 (approx.€ 20,000) and the winning script writer(s) will during the year be invited to various festivals by GFF.

Previous winners are Merja Aakko & Mika Ronkainen for (All the Sins), Adam Price (Ride Upon the Storm) and Mette M. Bølstad & Stephen Uhlander (Nobel).

Criteria for nomination
A selection group will shortlist a number of series, from that list a selection of series will be chosen to compete for the Nordic Film & TV Fond Prize. All five nordic countries must be represented among the nominated series. Sequels may be nominated.

The jury
The jury will consist of minimum three experienced professionals (e.g. journalists, script writers and bestselling authors). At least one of them of non-Nordic origin. The jury's decision will be based on the script and at least 2-3 episodes of the series. This year’s jury TBA.

Event Dates

Nordisk Film & TV Fond

Liselott Forsman
+358 40 754 4513

Göteborg Film Festival

Head of TV Drama Vision
Cia Edström
+46 70 872 23 73