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NCFB 2015

STOP PRESS - PRESS RELEASE, AUGUST 31, 2015, OSLO NORWAY. Five Nordic films and their directors, scriptwriters and producers have been nominated for the coveted NORDIC COUNCIL FILM PRIZE 2015, which will be announced on Tuesday 27 October, during the Session of the Nordic Council in Harpa, Reykjavík. more…

Nordisk Film & TV Fond Now On Facebook

Our English language social media service is intended to improve our communication with you, to promote our annual events such as Nordic Talents, the Nordic Council Film Prize, as well as initiatives such as Nordic Genre Boost, and to complement our online news information service and widen our audience. more…

Niels Pagh Andersen
Niels Pagh Andersen: “I tell youngsters befriend the fear - that is part of creating”

One of Scandinavia’s most influential editors Niels Pagh Andersen who has worked on more than 250 films including the Academy award-nominated The Pathfinder and The Act of Killing will give a master-class at Nordic Talents on September 4. He explains to us his search for the ‘authentic moment’ in filmmaking. more…

Marie Grahtø (left), Amalie Lyngbo Hjort (right) Teenage Jesus
Nordic Genre Boost Part 1- It’s a Wrap!

Uplifted by six months of mentorship, NOK 200,000 development money, two workshops, and a Best Pitch award in Haugesund to Teenage Jesus by Marie Grahtø, (pictured left) the first round of Nordic Genre Boost participants are now flying alone. Some of the seven producers backed by Nordisk Film & TV Fond reflect on the initiative. more…

The Wave - Bolgen
The Wave Among Norwegian Oscar Shortlist

Yesterday the Norwegian Oscar committee announced the names of the three candidates set to represent Norway at the Oscar nominations for Best Foreign Language Film. Those are Roar Uthaug’s The Wave (backed by Nordisk Film & TV Fond), Anne Sewitsky’s Homesick and Henrik Martin Dahlsbakke’s debut feature Returning Home. more…


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Trailer of the week

Click below for the compilation trailer of the five films NOMINATED for the NORDIC COUNCIL FILM PRIZE 2015, from directors Bille August, Dagur Kári, Mikael Marcimain,Ole Giæver and J.-P. Valkeapää.