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Giant (Jaetten)
Johannes Nyholm’s Giant Finds Home At Eurimages

After receiving the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award in 2013, the Swedish feature project The Giant (pictured - Jätten) by the multi-awarded Johannes Nyholm (Las Palmas, Puppetboy) was just awarded €330,000 from the Council of Europe. Another four Nordic films are among the fund’s 23 supported projects announced on Wednesday. more…

Life in a Fishbowl (Vonarstræti)
Nordic Admissions: Slow Summer Start But In Iceland Life is Beautiful

The football World Cup and early invasion of Hollywood tentpole films are putting pressure on local films across the Nordic region, except in Iceland where Life in a Fishbowl (pictured - Vonarstraeti) has become the best-selling film of 2014. more…

Christoffer Boe
Alphaville Pictures Copenhagen Co-Founders Go Separate Ways

Acclaimed Danish director Christoffer Boe (pictured) and his long-time producer Tine Grew Pfeiffer who together founded the auteur-driven company Alphaville Pictures Copenhagen 16 years ago have decided to split. more…

Ronnie Fridthjof
Ronnie Fridthjof: Electronic Sell Through Will Be Game Changer For Producers

The entrepreneurial Ronnie Fridthjof, CEO of Fridthjof Film, one of Denmark’s largest production companies behind such hits as Armadillo, All for One, explains why he has closed his documentary department to focus on feature film and TV drama and outlines his vision for creating new business models in the digital era. more…

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Trailer of the week

The Swedish film Home (Hemma) directed by Maximilian Hult will be released domestically in 24 cities starting July 11. Distribution is through Movieboosters AB. The film has won the Grand Prix at Prague’s FebioFest, the Ecumenical Jury Prize in Mannheim-Heidelberg and is currently screening in Edinburgh as part of the festival’s New Perspectives sidebar. The Yellow Affair handles world sales.