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Rolf and Cilla Borjlind
The Bridge Creators Launch New Crime Drama Spring Tide

Filmlance International has teamed up again with Arne Dahl and Beck series writing duo Rolf and Cilla Börjlind (pictured) for the new crime drama Spring Tide (Springfloden) produced for SVT. more…

The Last King
Post-Cannes Deals On Nordic Films

Cannes’ Official Competition selection Louder than Bombs, Un Certain Regard Prize winner Rams, Directors’ Fortnight entry The Here After and Cannes Classics’ Ingrid Bergman-In Her Own Words were some of the hottest properties at the Marché du Film with Thomas Vinterberg’s upcoming The Commune and Nils Gaup’s The Last King. more…

Nordic Noir 2015
Gråbøl, Helin, Dyrholm, Gammel To Nordicana

Top talents from Scandinavia’s biggest TV dramas are expected at the third Nordicana event in London (June 6-7) hosted by Arrow Films, one of the leading distributors of Nordic film and TV drama in the UK. more…

Solar Films 20 Years
Solar Films Expands Into English Language And Television

Finland’s production powerhouse Solar Films in Cannes the English language debut features by directors Aku Louhimies and AJ Annila and recently re-launched its TV activities under the brand name Solar Republic. more…

Tom Stewart --
Tom Stewart: “Physical DVD still represent around 80% of our business”


Over the last five years, UK distributor Arrow Films has relied mostly on Nordic TV dramas – and film to a lesser extent - to boost its domestic revenue stream. On the eve of Nordicana (June 6-7, London), the mini-festival celebrating ‘Nordic Noir and Beyond’ (see our other story), Tom Stewart, (pictured) Head of Acquisitions tells us about trends in the UK market. more…

Extras

Cannes Winners Soon In Nordic Cinemas
Nordic Talents 2015: Pitching Competition Now Open
Ploe Brings Together Iceland And Belgium
Nordic Genre Thrills Cannes Buyers

Trailer of the week

Daniel Dencik’s biopic about Danish botanist and visionary Wulff Frederik Wulff, with Jakob Oftebro and Danica Curcic in the starring roles, is set to open domestically on July 2, 2015. David Lynch’s usual composer Angelo Badalamenti has written the score for the drama produced by Haslund/Dencik Entertainment.