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Søren Sveistrup Creator Of The Killing: ‘A writer always has to fight for his ideas’

The Day Will Come, the first feature film written by the creator/writer of the cult series The Killing opened yesterday in Danish cinemas. Sveistrup (pictured) spoke to us the day after the Danish premiere. more…

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Aki Kaurismäki Backed By Finnish Film Foundation

Five years after bringing Le Havre to Cannes, Finland’s legendary director Aki Kaurismäki (pictured) is coming back to the theme of immigration with The Other Side of Hope set to start filming in the fall. more…

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Lilyhammer Producer Prepares US Remake Of Dag And Viking Spoof

EXCLUSIVE: Norwegian indie producer Anders Tangen (Viafilm) is revolutionising TV drama practises by producing directly in Hollywood the US remake of Dag and filming both in English and Norwegian the comedy series Vikingane commissioned by NRK. more…

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AB Group Dips Toe Into French Theatrical Market With The Wave

AB Group, one of France’s leading independent television companies is launching into domestic theatrical distribution with the Norwegian hit The Wave. more…

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#Hashtag And Skam Hit Online Teen Viewers

Scandinavia’s pubcasters SVT and NRK are experimenting with scripted format to reach teen viewers where they are: online. more…

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Nordic Producers On the Move In Cannes
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Trailer of the week

The Norwegian film El Clásico by Halkawt Mustafa won Best Cinematography (Kjell Vassdal) in the International Narrative Feature competition section at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival. The film road movie opened in Norway on April 14, courtesy of Euforia Film.