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Nordic Talents 2015
Nordic Talents 2015: Pitching Competition Opens May 4th - Rúnar Rúnarsson Jury Member

The unique networking and pitching competition for Nordic graduating film students Nordic Talents will be celebrating its 15th anniversary from September 2-4, 2015 at Copenhagen’s National Film School of Denmark. more…

Hanne Palmquist --
Palmquist, Munch-Fals Join DFI-Riise Næss NFI

Yesterday major new recruits were announced at the Danish Film Institute: senior film and TV executive Hanne Palmquist (pictured) and writer/filmmaker/TV host Mikkel Munch-Fals will be joining the Institute as new Film Commissioners. This follows Wednesday’s announced from the Norwegian Film Institute of Silje Riise Næss appointment as Film Commissioner for TV Drama and Feature Film. more…

Nicolai Cleve Broch - Acquitted.
Swedes Trust Norwegian Acquitted

Following its record breaking opening in Norway for a drama series on TV2 (660,000 viewers early March), Miso Film Norway’s Acquitted (Frikjent) kick started its ten week run in Sweden with even stronger figures. more…

Nordic Cinema Group
Bonnier Finds New Partner For Nordic Cinema Group

Nordic Cinema Group (NCG), leading exhibitor in the Nordic and Baltic regions and parent group of SF Bio in Sweden and Finnkino in Finland, has partly changed hands. more…

Lisa Ohlin
TrustNordisk Add Walk With Me To Cannes Slate

International sales outfit TrustNordisk has added the Danish feature film Walk with Me by Swedish director Lisa Ohlin (pictured - Simon and the Oaks) to its Cannes line up. The film produced by veteran producer Per Holst (Asta Film) stars Mikkel Boe Følgaard and Cecilie Lassen. more…

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Trailer of the week

Baltasar Kormákur’s crime series Trapped produced by RVK Studios for RUV has just been acquired by BBC Four. Sue Deeks, BBC Head of Programme Acquisitions said: “Trapped will be our first Icelandic drama series and I am certain that BBC Four viewers are in for an absolute treat!”