- Talking might help bursting the bubble
Tuva Novotny has made the film Blind Spot because she wants people to be more open about mental illness. Now her film is being screened in Toronto.
Takes her debutfilm to Toronto
Director Camilla Strøm Henriksen is showing her debutfilm as a director, Phoenix, in Toronto International Film Festival.
What Will People Say is ready for an Oscar nomination
Iram Haq’s Amanda-awarded feature will be Norway’s candidate for the 2019 Oscar as Best Foreign-Language Film.
Trier`s Thelma nominated for the Nordic Council Film Prize
Norwegian director Joachim Trier’s supernatural thriller Thelma, which has already received three national Amandas and another 11 festival prizes, is among the five nominees for the 15th Nordic Council Film Prize, which will be announced on 30 October in Oslo.
UK take of Norwegian terror at the Toronto Film Festival
UK director Paul Greengrass’ 22 July, about the 22 July, 2011, attacks in Oslo and on the island of Utøya, selected for a Special Presentation
Three Norwegian films selected for Toronto
Three Norwegian films – two feature debuts, one short – have been selected for the official programme at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival, considered the most important in North America, which takes place between 6-16 September: writer-directors Tuva Novotny’s Blind Spot (Blindsone), Camilla Strøm Henriksen’s Phoenix (Føniks) in the Discovery Section (for New Talent) and Bobbie Peers’ To Plant a Flag in the short film programme.
Norwegian Film Autumn with 16 new features
A lot of creativity and a great variety in Norwegian productions, which sold 1.4 million tickets during the first six months of 2018.
26 Norwegian films will compete for this year’s Amanda awards
Norwegian directors Joachim Trier’s Thelma, Erik Poppe’s U – July 22 and Iram Haq’s What Will People Say are the favorites at the 18 August ceremony
Norwegian Film Institute says UP to woman filmmakers
The Norwegian Film Institute and Talent Norway (= Talent Norge, an institution which has since 2015 supported “artistic talent to realise their full potential”) have jointly instigated UP, a talent development program for Norwegian woman filmmakers. 12 Norwegian directors and producers will receive €5,300 (NOK 50,000) and participate in the year-long program, which focuses on the creative process and the individual development as a filmmaker. First group will start in September the institute’s Jannicke Stendal Hansen as project manager
Norwegian Film Institute supports nine video games
Three new and six already subsidised projects will receive app. €0.8 million for development.