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Nordic Talents 2014 Jury - Stine Helgeland, Kari Juusonen, Annette K. Olesen, Roberto Olla, Åsa Sjöberg
Norway Scoops Top Prize At Nordic Talents 2014

The graduating students from the Norwegian Film School in Lillehammer - filmmaker Erika Calmeyer and scriptwriter Johan Fasting - were awarded the coveted NOK 250,000 Nordic Talents Pitch Prize for their project Storm. The event took place at the National Film School of Denmark. more…

Nordic Talents 2014
Five 2014 Nordic Talents To Watch

During Copenhagen’s Nordic Talents (September 10-12), a dozen rising talents pitched their upcoming projects to a platform of 210 film industry people and graduating students. We profile five Talents to Watch. more…

Philippe Bober
Philippe Bober: “I’m interested in art with content”

French producer and sales agent Philippe Bober (pictured - Coproduction Office), well-known for nurturing singular filmmaking voices, is enjoying the exceptional international exposure of his Swedish protégés Roy Andersson and Ruben Östlund, the first with his Golden Lion award in Venice for A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, and the second with his multi-awarded drama Force Majeure. We spoke to Bober at Nordic Talents in Copenhagen that he attends every year. more…

Katrine Kiilgaard
Nordisk Panorama At 25-Looking Back For Forward

For its 25th anniversary, Nordisk Panorama held in Malmö from September 19-24 has a festive programme of retrospectives, sessions looking at the future of short and documentary filmmaking, prestigious international guests such as Sir Alan Parker, 42 Nordic films competing, and the industry Forum expecting 250 participants. more…

Simultaneous VOD Release In 11 Territories For Nymphomaniac Director’s Cut

Due to the uniqueness – both in form and content - of Lars von Trier’s uncut 5½ hours version of Nymphomaniac, Zentropa and the company’s sales arm TrustNordisk have decided to experiment with a new release strategy across several territories. more…


Hanna Stjärne New CEO At SVT
Peter von Bagh Passes Away
Malmros’ Joy In Danish Race
Rocket Sales For Refn Doc

Trailer of the week

The Swedish/Finnish comedy Raspberry Boat Refugee that won the Nordic Film Award in Haugesund is going to open on October 3 in Finland and October 10 in Sweden, courtesy of Nordisk Film Distribution. The film directed by Leif Lindblom is screening this week as part of the Finnish Film Affair in Helsinki.