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Antony Root
HBO’s Antony Root Unveils His Vision For Original TV Drama In The Nordics

EXCLUSIVE: Antony Root, (pictured) EVP of Original Programming and Production, HBO Europe tells us how he sees his company’s expansion into original TV drama in the Nordic region, under the guidance of Hanne Palmquist. more…

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Hanne Palmquist Joins HBO Nordic

The former CEO of Nordisk Film & TV Fond has been appointed Commissioning Editor and VP of Original Programming at HBO Nordic. more…

Nordic Talents 2016
Nordic Talents 2016 Unveils Jury - Call for Projects Opens May 3

Norwegian director/writer Sara Johnsen and Danish animation director/comics artist Anders Morgenthaler will be sitting on the jury of the 16th Nordic Talents unspooling August 31-September 2 at Copenhagen’s National Film School of Denmark. more…

Rolf Lassgård
Rolf Lassgård In Alexander Payne Film

Swedish star Rolf Lassgård is playing a Norwegian scientist in the Paramount Pictures film Downsizing directed by the Oscar-winning Alexander Payne (Nebraska, Sideways). more…

The Day Will Come
Nordic Admissions: Review-led Nordic Openers Reach Target Audience

Last weekend the Danish film The Day Will Come and Norwegian Pyromaniac entered the local charts at number 2 and 3 respectively, despite a crowded market dominated by Hollywood prequels and sequels, such as The Jungle Book. more…


Series Mania Audience Cheer For Midnight Sun
Mads Mikkelsen Joins Cannes Jury
Nordic Producers On the Move In Cannes
Lion Woman Opens Haugesund

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.