The Director of Queen of Hearts and four other jury members will select the winners of the Nordic Talents Pitch Prize and Special Mention Prize to be handed out September 5, 2019.
The 2019 Nordic Talents pitching and networking event co-organised by Nordisk Film & TV Fond and the National Film School of Denmark, will unspool September 4-5, 2019 in Copenhagen.
May El-Toukhy will return to Nordic Talents where she won the top Pitch Prize in 2009. She has directed the award-winning films Queen of Hearts and Long Story Short, as well as episodes of the acclaimed DR dramas The Legacy and Ride Upon the Storm.
The other jury members are:
Around 15 projects from graduating Nordic film and TV students will be pitched to more than 200 Nordic industry people and students at the National Film School of Denmark.
Deadline for graduating students to apply is June 4, 2019 APPLY HERE
Besides the popular pitching session, Nordic Talents includes a Producers’ Pitch as well as a masterclass from a distinguished talent. Details will be announced soon. Last year’s winner of the NOK 250,000 Nordic Talents Pitch Prize was Fanny Ovesen. The NOK50,000 Nordic Talents Special Mention Prize was won ex aequo by two other graduates from the Norwegian Film School: Brwa Vahabpour and Teresia Fant.
For further information about Nordic Talents CLICK HERE.