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Nordic Council Film Prize Nominations On Monday August 31st

On Monday the five films nominated for the 2015 Nordic Council Film Prize will be announced simultaneously in the five Nordic countries. more…

Nordisk Film & TV Fond Now On Facebook

Our English language social media service is intended to improve our communication with you, to promote our annual events such as Nordic Talents, the Nordic Council Film Prize, as well as initiatives such as Nordic Genre Boost, and to complement our online news information service and widen our audience. more…

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Niels Pagh Andersen: “I tell youngsters befriend the fear - that is part of creating”

One of Scandinavia’s most influential editors Niels Pagh Andersen who has worked on more than 250 films including the Academy award-nominated The Pathfinder and The Act of Killing will give a master-class at Nordic Talents on September 4. He explains to us his search for the ‘authentic moment’ in filmmaking. more…

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Nordic Genre Boost Part 1- It’s a Wrap!

Uplifted by six months of mentorship, NOK 200,000 development money, two workshops, and a Best Pitch award in Haugesund to Teenage Jesus by Marie Grahtø, (pictured left) the first round of Nordic Genre Boost participants are now flying alone. Some of the seven producers backed by Nordisk Film & TV Fond reflect on the initiative. more…

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The Wave Among Norwegian Oscar Shortlist

Yesterday the Norwegian Oscar committee announced the names of the three candidates set to represent Norway at the Oscar nominations for Best Foreign Language Film. Those are Roar Uthaug’s The Wave (backed by Nordisk Film & TV Fond), Anne Sewitsky’s Homesick and Henrik Martin Dahlsbakke’s debut feature Returning Home. more…


Scandi Women Bring Childhood Of A Leader To Venice
Nordic Talents Registration Deadline Extended!
300 Jobs Axed At Modern Times Group
NonStop Entertainment Execs Take Control Of Own Destiny

Trailer of the week

Stig Björkman’s documentary Jag är Ingrid (Ingrid Bergman-In Her Own Words) is set to open in Sweden this Friday on more than 150 cinemas via Non Stop Entertainment. Yesterday a gala premiere was held at Stockholm’s Dramaten, attended by her children, Stig Björkman, composer Michael Nyman and producer Stina Gardell. The gala was part of a full week of events celebrating the centenary of the birth of the iconic Swedish star. Read the interview with Stig Björkman CLICK HERE.