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Nordic Producers On The Move
Nordic Producers On The Move 2015

For the first time the European Film Promotion’s Producers on the Move in Cannes has restricted its number of participants to 20 up and coming producers and five of them are from the Nordic region. more…

Magnus von Horn
Swedish Newcomers Set To Rock Directors Fortnight

On Tuesday Cannes’ Directors Fortnight unveiled its list of 17 feature films and 11 shorts that will screen between May 14-24. Two Swedish young talents are set to impress the Cannes Croisette: Magnus von Horn (pictured 32) with his first feature film The Here After, and David Sandberg (27) with his 30 minute spoof comedy Kung Fury. more…

Laurence Herszberg
Séries Mania Organiser: “Scandinavia has reached a quality level comparable to the UK”

This week over 260 TV drama professionals gathered in Paris for the sixth Séries Mania festival. A record number of Nordic TV series (6) were invited and Nordic creators/directors Erik Skjoldbjærg (Occupied), JP Siili (Tellus), Henrik Björn (Jordskott) mingled with top names such as Lee Daniels (Empire) and Hagai Levi (The Affair). We spoke to the festival’s co-organiser Laurence Herszberg. more…

Christopher Haug - Head of Drama TV2 Norway
TV2 Norway Reinforce Drama Unit

Boosted by excellent ratings and world attention for series such as The Third Eye and Acquitted, TV2 Norway has announced on Monday the setting up of a separate Drama department and the official appointment of Christopher Haug as Head of Drama. more…

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Nordic TV Dramas Storm Into Monte-Carlo TV Festival

A record number of Nordic TV dramas are taking part in the 55th Monte-Carlo Television Festival and its Golden Nymphs competition programme unspooling June 13-18, 2015. more…

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Trailer of the week

Norway's first disaster movie The Wave directed by Roar Uthaug is going to open Haugesund’ s Norwegian International Film Festival on Sunday 16 August, ahead of its national release on August 28 via Nordisk Film. The films is produced by Fantefilm’s Martin Sundland and Are Heidenstrøm with support from Nordisk Film & TV Fond.