Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize 2021
For the 5th consecutive year, the award for outstanding writing of a Nordic drama series, funded by Nordisk Film & TV Fond, will be presented during the Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision industry event.
Five Nordic drama series have been announced as nominees for the Prize. The award goes to the series' main writer(s). The first episode of the nominated series will be included in the Göteborg Film Festival programme. The five Nordic drama series nominated will compete for NOK 200,000 (€ 20,000). The winner will be announced at an award ceremony on 3 February 2021 during the online edition of TV Drama Vision.
Liselott Forsman, CEO at Nordisk Film & TV Fond says: “The Fund is extremely proud to celebrate Nordic script writing, in partnership with Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision, by shedding extra light on the talents behind these five enchanting narrations. The variety of form and expression shows the present high Nordic quality in multiple genres, in old, new and mixed ones. Congratulations to all nominees!”
Cia Edström, Head of TV Drama Vision at Göteborg Film Festival says: “In this time of social distancing, engaging and diverse stories that bring us together is more important ever. The Göteborg Film Festival is very proud to present the nominees for the fifth Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize.”
This year’s Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize jury that will select the winner, consists of the Israeli Emmy Award-winning producer and Head of International Content Development at The Mediapro Studio Ran Tellem (Homeland, The Head), Danish Festival Director of THIS - Future Stories & Engagement and Aarhus Series Felicia Elisabeth Jackson, and acclaimed Swedish actor Evin Ahmad (The Rain, Beyond Dreams, Snabba Cash reboot).
Scroll down for full information about the nominees, the prize and previous year's winners and nominees.