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Nordisk Film & TV Fond Backs 12 Nordic Directors

In its June round of support Nordisk Film & TV Fond has allocated NOK 12,780,000 to 12 films – including five documentaries. The largest grants were handed out to Henrik Ruben Genz’s period film Tordenskiold får hund and the crime/mystery TV series Jordskott respectively. more…

Jordskott -The Tales of Silverhöjd
YLE, TV2 NO, RUV Pick Up Swedish TV Drama Jordskott

The new mystery thriller series Jordskott -The Tales of Silverhöjd (working title) produced by Sweden’s Palladium Fiction for Swedish pubcaster SVT has been pre-bought by YLE for Finland, TV2 for Norway and RUV for Iceland. World distribution rights are handled by ITV Studios Global Entertainment. Finland’s Kinoproduktion is co-producer. more…

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DR’s Hit Series The Legacy Acquired By NBC/Universal Subsidiary

Universal Cable Productions (UCP), part of the powerful US media group NBC/Universal announced recently that they have acquired the re-make rights to the critically-acclaimed Danish TV drama The Legacy (Arvingerne) produced by DR, with support among others, from Nordisk Film & TV Fond. more…

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Bright Norwegian Skies For Autumn Film Season

After a first half of the year that saw admissions for Norwegian films climb to their highest level in five years, the strong Autumn line up of 15 new local films introduced by the Norwegian Film Institute on Tuesday has all the right ingredients to bring in record admissions. more…

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Admissions Denmark, Norway First Six Months 2014

Cinema attendance offered contrasted results during the first half of 2014 as Danish films fell 9% while Norway climbed by a record 83.2%. A noticeable element in the countries’ respective Top charts is the presence of Monica Z (Waltz for Monica), number nine in Denmark and The 100 year-old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared, number six in Norway. 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.