Norwegian docs at IDFA 2020
Radiograph of a Family in Main Competition and Gunda in the Masters programme are among the Norwegian contributions in this years lineup at IDFA.
Norwegian Hope for Oscar
Maria Sødahl’s Hope has been selected to be the Norwegian entry for the 93rd Academy Awards’ Best International Film section.
Three Norwegian films up for the 2020 European Film Awards
The drama Hope, written and directed by Maria Sødahl, and starring Sweden’s Stellan Skarsgård, competes for a Best Film nomination, at European Film Awards.This year, two of our documentaries are among the 13 shortlisted for a nomination as Best Documentary: Self Portrait, directed by Margreth Olin, Katja Høgset and Espen Wallin, and Gunda, produced by Sant & Usant and directed, written, and edited by Viktor Kossakovsky. In addition,
2020 Student Academy Award to Maren Klakegg
Director Maren Klakegg from Westerdals Institute of Film and Media at Kristiania University College in Oslo, Norway, won this year’s International Documentary honour for her film Dear Father.
The film industry severely affected by the corona pandemic
The Norwegian film industry has experienced a revenue reduction of 35 percent so far during the corona pandemic. This is according to a new report that Menon Economics has produced on assignment from the Norwegian Film Institute. Public initiatives have helped maintain the operation and production, and avoid bankruptcies.
4,2 millon Euro in Production support from the Norwegian Film Institute
Three feature films have just received grants from the Norwegian Film Institute’s market scheme, while four documentaries are awarded production grants. The features are the animated family film Valemon – the Polar Bear King, the WW2 sailor drama Convoy (working title) and the children`s film Christmas in Skomakergata.
The Norwegian autumn film premieres
This autumn's Norwegian film selection with as many as thirteen films, has something for everyone. Here are films for the very young, the slightly older, for young people and for the whole family. There are dramas, comedies, historical dramas, animations, documentaries and family films. Not to forget the four films relating to Christmas.
Main prize for Norwegian film at the world's largest animation film festival
The Norwegian film My Favorite War received one of the main prizes on Saturday night during the animation film festival in Annecy in France. This is considered the world's largest and most important animation film festival.
Norwegian Films in Marche du film Cannes 2020
Norway participates in Cannes online with both features, documentaries and a string of very noteworthy webinars.
Scandinavian Films at Cannes Marché
Cannes 2020: Scandinavian Films, of which Norwegian Film Institute is a member, is hosting five webinars during the Cannes Online Market. Discover more and register here.