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Joachim Trier
Joachim Trier: “I never think of my films in terms of genre”

The Norwegian director made his entry in the privileged club of Palme d’or contenders with his first English language film Louder than Bombs that had its world premiere on Monday at Cannes’ Grand Théâtre Lumière. The director spoke to us ahead of the screening. more…

Grimar Jonsson
Icelandic RAMS Shakes Cannes

Un Certain Regard’s Icelandic entry Rams by Grímur Hákonarson was one of the buzziest Nordic films during the Cannes Film Festival and media and buyers alike fell for the compelling brotherhood drama produced by Netop Films in co-production with Denmark’s Profile Pictures. more…

Per Fly
Creative Alliance And Eyeworks Collaborate On Per Fly UN Projects

Danish director Per Fly is preparing two major international films featuring the United Nations and the diplomatic world. The two political thrillers Backstabbing for Beginners and The Killing of Hammarskjöld are co-produced by Creative Alliance and Eyeworks Scandi Fiction. more…

Daniel Espinosa
Espinosa Defends Emigrants at Film Väst Cannes conference

In between English language films, including a Working Title project, Swedish director Daniel Espinosa (pictured) will come back home to film a new version of Vilhelm Moberg’s novel The Emigrants, memorably brought to the screens in 1971 by Jan Troell. more…

Noemi Ferrer Schwenk
Cannes 2015: YNPC Becomes Calling Card For Up And Coming Nordic Producers

From May 15-17, twenty-two promising young Nordic producers gathered at the informal networking event Young Nordic Producers Club in Cannes, to hear professionals explain the ropes of international co-productions and Dos and Don’ts. more…

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Trailer of the week

Swedish director Magnus von Horn’s feature debut The Here After is having its world premiere at Cannes’ Directors Fortnight on Thursday May 21st. Swedish singer and teen idol Ulrich Munther who plays the title role is in Cannes to promote the film produced by Poland’s Lava Films with Zentropa Sweden. TrustNordisk handles sales.