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Nordic Genre Boost
Seven Film Projects Get Nordic Genre Boost

PRESS RELEASE: Oslo, March 6, 2015 –Nordisk Film & TV Fond is proud to announce today the seven feature projects selected for its new NORDIC GENRE BOOST initiative. more…

Nicolai Cleve Broch - Acquitted.
Acquitted Breaks TV2 Norway’s Drama Viewing Record

On Monday night, the high end Norwegian TV drama Acquitted (Frikjent) produced by Miso Film Norway had the biggest opening ever for a TV drama on TV2 with 660,000 viewers and 46.6% share in the 20-49 target group and 38.8% share in the 12+ age group. more…

Financing Forum 2015
Marketing And Dubbing Of Kids Movies Hot Topics At Financing Forum For Kids

This year’s programme of the Financing Forum for Kids Content in Malmö (March 10-12) brings together a larger-than-usual slate of international projects (11) next to Scandinavian fare (11), ready to be pitched to 170 children film specialists. more…

Tonje Hessen Schei
“Drone war is making us less safe”

The Norwegian documentary feature Drone, winner of the Berlinale 2015 ‘Cinema for Peace Award’ opened last Friday in 31 cinemas in Norway and received across the board rave reviews. We spoke to the director Tonje Hessen Schei (pictured). more…

Sweden
Big Is Beautiful - Film i Väst, Nordisk Film, SVT

Sweden’s leading regional film fund Film i Väst, Nordisk Film and Swedish pubcaster SVT have agreed to join forces to boost commercially-oriented quality Swedish feature projects aimed at the domestic and international markets. more…

Extras

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Remake Of Klassefesten Shoots To The Top
Bille August Triumphs At Danish Critics’ Awards

Trailer of the week

Nordisk Film’s WW2 movie April 9th featuring the first day of Germany’s invasion of Denmark in 1940 is landing on Danish screens on March 12. Rena Ezra makes his directorial debut based on a scripted penned by Tobias Lindholm. In the title roles are Pilou Asbæk, Joachim Fjelstrup, Gustav Giese and Lars Mikkelsen. TrustNordisk handles world sales.