In this exclusive interview Lars von Trier’s producer Louise Vesth (pictured) from Zentropa explains the various stages of Nymphomaniac’s fully fledged marketing campaign. The film has its world premiere in Denmark and in Spain on December 25, 2013. more
Major changes were expected to occur at senior positions within Svensk Filmindustri following the appointment last September of the new CEO Jonas Fors and the merger with the leading production house Tre Vänner. This week the Bonnier-owned Scandinavian film group announced the departure of veteran producer Peter Possne from SF’s brand Sonet Film and the promotion of its Head of Production Charlotta Denward (pictured) to the newly created job of Nordic Head of Production. more
Christian Rank, (pictured) the wonder boy of Danish TV drama who just produced for DR the much anticipated series The Legacy, has been appointed Executive Producer at TV 2 Fiktion. The 35 year-old producer will supervise the channel’s upcoming high profile drama series. more
2014 is off to a great start for the Nordic region as the five territories are all bringing films to Robert Redford’s 30th Sundance Film Festival (January 16-26, 2014), the first major film event of the year. Among the titles vying for Best Documentary are Concerning Violence by Sweden’s Göran Hugo Olsson and Sepideh-Reaching for the Stars by Denmark’s Berit Madsen, both supported by Nordisk Film & TV Fond. more
The Swedish animation film Emil och Ida i Lönnerberga based on Astrid Lindgren’s beloved characters is opening wide in Sweden and in Norway on Christmas day via SF Film. The film directed by animation specialist Per Åhlin was produced by Lars Blomgren (Filmlance) and Malini Ahlberg (Pennfilm) with support from Nordisk Film & TV Fond. The Danish release is set for January 23, 2014.