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Petri Kemppinen -- -- CEO Nordisk Film & TV Fond - Photo credit - Sami Kilpi-Helsingin Sanomat
Fund Hits The Road To Meet Nordic Distributors-Exhibitors

As part of its new set of distribution support initiatives, Nordisk Film & TV Fond is going to attend cinema conventions in Malmö, Joensuu, Oslo and Copenhagen this autumn to promote Nordic films and to help exhibitors increase their awareness of non-national Nordic films. more…

Roy Andersson
Roy Andersson On Human Cruelty, Laurel & Hardy, iPhones, And …A Pigeon

The latest film by Sweden’s living legend Roy Andersson, A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, will compete for a Golden Lion in Venice before heading off to Toronto’s Masters’ programme. The film supported by Nordisk Film & TV Fond will be released domestically by TriArt on November 14, 2014. Roy spoke to us about the film, his artistic influences and perpetual existential musings. more…

A Thousand Times Good Night
A Thousand Times Shines At Amanda Awards 2014

Last Saturday Erik Poppe’s drama A Thousand Times Good Night starring Juliette Binoche took home three Amanda awards including Best Norwegian Film at Norway’s annual film awards ceremony in Haugesund. more…

The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared
Admissions Finland, Iceland, Sweden - First Six Months 2014

Thanks largely to one major local hit: the Swedish comedy The 100 year-old That Climbed the Window and Disappeared and the Icelandic comedy drama Life in a Fishbowl, the market share for local films more than doubled in Sweden and tripled in Iceland during the first part of 2014. In Finland figures were slightly down both for local and international films. more…

Kapgang
Denmark Kick Starts Nordic Oscar Submissions

The Danish films Speed Walking (Kapgang) by Niels Arden Oplev, Someone You Love (En du elsker) by Pernille Fischer Christensen - both supported by Nordisk Film & TV Fond - and Sorrow and Joy (Sorg og glæde) by Nils Malmros have just been announced by the Danish Film Institute as Danish shortlisted candidates for the 2015 Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category. more…

Extras

The Legacy Best TV Drama At Danish TV Awards
Nordic Talents: Watch Out For August 25 Deadline
Triple Nomination For Mammon In Seoul
Helen Ahlsson New SFI Commissioner

Trailer of the week

Susanne Bier’s drama A Second Chance has been added to San Sebastian’s Official competition programme (September 19-27). The film will first screen as a world premiere in Toronto where Susanne Bier will also hold a master-class in the ‘Moguls series’.  The Zentropa production supported by Nordsk Film & TV Fond will open in Denmark on January 15, 2015.