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MIPCOM 2015: FLX’s Slate Attracts World Buyers

Sweden’s fastest growing production company FLX (The 100 Year Old Man who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared, Welcome To Sweden) has closed several scripted and non-scripted format and ready-made deals with leading international players ahead of MIPCOM. We spoke to FLX Managing Partner Pontus Edgren (pictured). more…

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High End Nordic Drama Takes Centre Stage At MIPCOM 2015

As a sign of the long lasting golden age of TV drama, world distributors of high end Nordic scripted content reported healthy business at MIPCOM in Cannes (October 5-8) thanks to strong demand from traditional and new online broadcasters. more…

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Lars Blomgren: “we constantly have to reinvent ourselves”

The managing director of Filmlance International is enjoying the resounding success of the TV drama Bron, produced with Denmark’s Nimbus Film. In this exclusive interview Lars Blomgren (pictured) discusses his position within the Shine Endemol Group and unveils new projects such as remakes of Ingmar Bergman’s Scenes of a Marriage. more…

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New MIPDrama Screenings In 2016

Reed MIDEM, organiser of the two leading international television markets in Cannes MIPCOM and MIPTV has announced on Tuesday the launch of the brand new MIPDrama Screenings. more…

Occupied Premiere Sets New TV2 Drama Record

TV2 Norway has notched another drama record on Sunday with the opening episode of the local political thriller Occupied based on an original idea by Jo Nesbø. The premiere secured 663,000 viewers and a share of 53.4 % in the commercial target demo group 20-49 and 44.8% in the 12+ age group. more…


Record September For Norwegian Films
NRK’s Eyewitness Eyes On International Emmys
Deadline October 11 For Polar Bear Writing Camp
Sara Johnsen Teams Up With French DOP

Trailer of the week

The international crime drama series The Last Panthers directed by Sweden’s Johan Renck (Breaking Bad-The Fat and the Angry) had its world premiere at MIPCOM last night. The 6x60' series was co-produced by Haut et Court TV (The Returned) and Warp Films (This is England) for Sky Atlantic and CANAL+ in co-production with Sundance TV. The opening title music is composed by David Bowie.