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Sisse Graum Jørgensen (left), Louise Vesth
‘Combining art with the market is what defines Zentropa’

In this exclusive extensive interview, Zentropa’s leading producers Sisse Graum Jørgensen and Louise Vesth tell us about the company’s new management team following the stepping down of co-founder and CEO Peter Aalbæk Jensen and upcoming films. more…

Netflix
Online Platforms Face Quotas On EU Content

Streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime will be obliged to offer at least 20% of European content to their customers and may have to co-finance European works under EU proposals announced on Wednesday. more…

Magnus
UK-Based Arrow Films Believes In Magnus

The Norwegian documentary film Magnus by Benjamin Ree is one of a handful of new films acquired by Arrow Films for the UK and Ireland during the Cannes Film Festival. more…

The Angry Birds Movie
Angry Birds Takes Off Worldwide

Last weekend Rovio Animated film Angry Birds flew to the top of the BO in the US and China in its first weekend and chartered number 1 in 48 markets including Finland and Norway. more…

Ahmed Abdullahi
Nordic Talents Under The Spotlight In Karlovy Vary

Two Nordic emerging directors - Ahmed Abdullahi (pictured) and Rebecca Figenschau - have been selected for the European Film Promotion’s ‘Future Frames’ programme at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. more…

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French Cash To Icelandic Woman At War
Kuosmanen Knocks Out Un Certain Regard Competitors
SVT Promotes Christian Wikander
Nordic Talents Call For Projects Closes June 2

Trailer of the week

The hybrid film Wolf and Sheep focusing on children shepherds living in a small community in Afghanistan won the Directors Fortnight’s Art Cinema Award in Cannes. The film was produced by Denmark’s Adomeit Film with La Fabrica Nocturna (France), Wolf Pictures (Afghanistan) and Zentropa International Sweden. Øst for Paradis handles Danish distribution.