Great American interest in Norwegian documentaries
For the second consecutive year, a number of major North American distributors and representatives from TV channels and festivals, including Netflix and the Discovery Channel, will participate in DOC Norway in Bergen. Here they will be able to watch and buy new Norwegian documentaries.
Norwegian Disco to San Sebastian
Jorunn Myklebust Syversen's new feature film Disco is invited to the New Director’s competition in San Sebastian. The main prize is € 50,000 for the director and the film's Spanish distributor, and a jury of 300 young people will award the best youth film.
Venice Days to host world première of Dag Johan Haugerud's Beware of Children
Dag Johan Haugerud's new feature film Beware of Children will get its world premiere in the Venice Days’ competition, taking place from August 28 to September 7, 2019.
All time record grants by Norwegian Film Institute to apps productions
The Norwegian Film Institute has awarded one million euros (ten million kroner) to eleven Norwegian computer game producers.
The Norwegian Film Institute awards funding to three new feature films
Funding awarded to Witzø, Olin and Halle in this round.
Sørfond-support for six new projects
Sørfond has this week granted 2, 66 million NOK in support for six international co-productions with Norwegian minority producers. This year the funding goes to projects from Georgia, Afghanistan, South-Africa, Nepal, China and Egypt.
Norwegian talents presented in Cannes
During the film festival in Cannes, five talented Norwegian directors were presented. Read about them and their upcoming projects here.
Norwegian Doc Showcase at DOC corner in Cannes
Norway is experiencing a new wave of documentary production and distribution as well as a new breed of internationally ambitious filmmakers. During a Norwegian showcase at DOC corner in Cannes on Monday May 20th, four projects will be presented. Read about them here.
Interview with Manila Lover-director Johanna Pyykkö
Director, screenwriter and UP participant Johanna Pyykkö's short film The Manila Lover has been released to Critic’s week at Cannes Film Festival for its world premiere. In this interview, Pyykkö tells about the process towards the finished film and about her artistic work.
Dyveke Bjørkly Graver is Norway’s Producer on the Move in Cannes
Each year at the Cannes Film Festival, 20 promising, up-and-coming producers from throughout Europe are selected to participate in Producers on the Move. Norway’s Dyveke Bjørkly Grave from Oslo Pictures is among this year’s partakers.