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The Christmas King (Julekongen)
Nordisk Film & TV Fond Backs Sci-fi, Comedy, Christmas Films And Legal Thriller

In its January round of support Nordisk Film & TV Fond has granted a total of NOK 5.6 million to three feature films and one TV drama. The largest support of NOK 1.6 million was allocated to the Norwegian comedy fairytale The Christmas King (Julekongen) written by Harald Rosenløw Eeg (Hawaii, Oslo). more…

Kjartan Thor Thordarson
Sagafilm Nordic Opens Up For International Partners

Kjartan Thor Thordarson, CEO of one of Iceland’s leading production companies, has opened a Stockholm branch, Sagafilm Nordic to develop projects with international partners. more…

Me And My Moulton
Torill Kove’s Third Go At The Oscars

On Sunday Norwegian director Torill Kove is going to mingle with Hollywood stars and take part for the third time in the Academy Awards competition with Me and My Moulton, vying for Best Animated Short Film. more…

Laufey Gudjonsdottir
Iceland's Film Chief Reviews Local Industry

After an excellent 2014 that saw local films achieve BO results not seen since 1995 (13.3% market share) and productions such as Life in a Fishbowl and Salomé reap multiple international awards, Iceland has several attractive projects lined up for 2015. Laufey Guðjónsdóttir (pictured) Head of the Icelandic Film Centre gives us a snapshot of the local film and television industry and lists the Icelandic gems to watch out for. more…

Moomins on the Riviera
Moomins On The Riviera Lead Nordic Slate At Cartoon Movie

The major European animation networking and pitching platform Cartoon Movie is expecting nearly 750 delegates from 40 countries in Lyon from March 4-6, 2015. Sixty projects from 17 European countries have been selected, including 10 from the Nordic region. Spearheading the Nordic slate is Moomins on the Riviera by Xavier Picard, vying for Best European Director of the Year. more…

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Edda Triumph For Life In A Fishbowl

Trailer of the week

TV2 Norway’s new binge-watching offer Acquitted (Frikjent) is going to premiere next Monday March 2. The character-driven drama starring Nicolai Cleve-Broch and Lena Endre is produced by Miso Film Norway. Geir Henning Hopland (Lilyhammer) and Rune Denstad Langlo (North) are directing the ten part series sold internationally by FreemantleMedia International.