Nordic Talents 2021
A Nordic network is essential for the industry - Nordic Talents is the place to meet!
Nordic Talents is an important platform for talent scouting and networking across the Nordics. Within an informal and including atmosphere Nordic Talents builds bridges between up-and-coming talents and established audiovisual professionals.
When: 8-9 September 2021
What happens during Nordic Talents online
• A Pitch Competition for Nordic graduation students
• A Producers’ Pitch
• A Vimeo Showcase with graduation films of the talents who pitch
• Networking opportunities, a case study (details TBA)
• Award Ceremony
This is the 21st edition of Nordic Talents! Since the start in 2001 many gifted graduation students have presented their projects on stage. Celebrated Nordic filmmakers who won prizes at Nordic Talents include Milad Alami, Maria Bäck, Gustav Möller, Hlynur Pálmason, Marja Pyykkö, and May el-Toukhy among others.
Jury and Awards
The jury consist of these five acclaimed industry professionals: Writer/director Milad Alami (SE), Karoline Leth, Producer at Zentropa (DK), actress/writer/director Cecilie Mosli (NO), Steven Meyers, script consultant at the Icelandic Film Centre and film educator (IS) and Elli Toivoniemi, director/producer at Tuffi Films (FI).
The jury selects the winners and hand out two prizes - The Nordic Talents Pitch prize (NOK 250,000) and The Nordic Talents Special Mention (NOK 50,000). Both prizes are development funding given by Nordisk Film & TV Fond.
Who can attend the event
• Newly graduated Nordic film/TV BA- or MA students.
• Next year’s graduation students can attend as observers.
• Nordic industry professionals like producers, film commissioners, financiers, distributors etc. who are looking for new talent and networking opportunities.
To attend you must register. Participant registration is now open.
The program will be held in English.