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Nordisk Film & TV Fond team- (Annika Pham, Petri Kemppinen, Ann-Sophie W. Birkenes, Cecilie Aspenes, Lise Løwholm, Karolina Lidin, Torleif Hauge)
Göteborg Parties With Nordisk Film & TV Fond

Last night was party time for Nordisk Film & TV Fond and its 350 guests that attended the opening of Nordic Film Market in Göteborg and were invited to view the compilation film ‘25 Years of Nordic Cool in 276 seconds’ celebrating the Fund’s 25th anniversary. Some key Nordic professionals have shared their thoughts about the Fund and its impact on the industry. more…

Andy Harries --
Göteborg: New Players Drive Demand But Volume Needs To Be Tackled Say TV Execs

On Wednesday and Thursday, key players involved in Nordic and European TV drama production, financing and distribution exchanged their views on the state of the market and trends, and had a taste of 13 upcoming Nordic TV shows at Göteborg’s annual TV Drama Vision. more…

Per Olav Sorensen
New High End Norwegian TV Dramas Receive NFI Funding

The new original high end TV dramas Nobel by Per Olav Sørensen (pictured - The Heavy Water War) and Valkyrien by Eric Vogel Strand (Varg Veum, Occupied) have received production support from the Norwegian Film Institute as well as returning seasons of the dramedy Dag and supernatural thriller The Third Eye. more…

Force Majeure
Twelve Guldbagge Wins For Swedish Films Backed By The Fund

Nordisk Film & TV Fond is proud to be associated with the record six Guldbagge wins for Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure, three wins for Michael Marcimain’s Gentlemen and single wins for Roy Andersson’s A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, Göran Hugo Olsson’s Concerning Violence and Henrik Hellström’s The Quiet Roar. more…

Life in a Fishbowl (Vonarstræti)
Nordic Admissions 2014 Part 2: Denmark-Iceland-Sweden

IN 2014 local films remained stable in Denmark and Sweden whereas Icelandic films at home climbed to a level not seen since 1995. In all three Nordic territories a local film took the top of the charts: The Absent One in Denmark, Life in a Fishbowl in Iceland and The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared in Sweden. more…

Extras

Østergaard Tribute At Helsinki Docpoint
TV4 Hires Director Of Programmes
Heavy Water Climbs To New Record
Nordisk Panorama CEO Resigns

Trailer of the week

The 10 part Swedish mystery thriller series Jordskott (Palladium Fiction) is going to premiere on SVT’s prime time 21.00 slot on February 16, 2015. The series sold by ITV Studios Global Entertainment will be used as a case study on February 9 at Berlins’ new Drama Series Days.