Norsk filminstitutt
  • 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,

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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