Facts & Figures from Norwegian Films


The annual report for The Norwegian Film Institute 2016 is now ready. The Facts & Figures contains Key ratios, Norwegian films at the cinema, Norwegian market share, Funding, Gender equality and Norwegian film exports.

Incentive: Norway is welcoming more international productions


The application deadline is 14 September 2017, for Year 2,5 of Norway’s incentive scheme, which brought The Snowman and Downsizing to shoot in the country.

Beauty and the dogs

Two Sørfond-films in Cannes - support for another eight


The Norwegian international co-production fund greenlights five features and three documentaries from 51 applications.

69 minutter av 86 dager, 2017, regi: Egil Håskjold Larsen

69 Minutes of 86 Days takes top prize at Toronto’s Hot Docs


Norwegian documentaries continue their winning spree from last year, confirming Norway is among the world leaders in documentary film.

Foto: Agnete Brun

The Norwegian Film Institute chips in €2.5 million for TV series


The NFI supports Norwegian pubcaster NRK’s The Profiteer, Zombie Lars and commercial broadcaster TV2’s Forty, Fat and Finished.

Cause of Death: Unknown (Director Anniken Hoel, 2016)

11 films in competition at Oslo’s Eurodoc documentary film festival


14 local productions unspooled in the 16th program of the showcase at Oslo’s Cinemateket, where the main prize went to To Stay Alive - A Method and the audience award to Cause of Death: Unknown.

Tungeskjærerne, 2016, regi: Solveig S. Melkeraaen
Tongue Cutters, 2016, Dir.: Solveig S. Melkeraaen

Five Norwegian entries at world`s largest Hot Docs


Four Norwegian documentaries and a Swedish-Norwegian co-production selected for the Canadian showcase in Toronto between 27 April-7 May.

Pyromanen, 2016, Regi Erik Skjoldbjærg 
Pyromaniac, 2016, Dir.: Erik Skjoldbjærg

Poppe and Skjoldbjærg share the Canon Awards


Norwegian directors Erik Poppe’s The King’s Choice won in four and Erik Skjoldbjærg’s Pyromaniac in three categories, when the Norwegian film industry presented the national film prizes.

Olin, Hiorthøy and Mosli receive VIP scholarships


The Norwegian Film Institute supports the three directors to “further develop themselves and their new film projects”.

Munch In Hell, con-artist Ahmed on the way to the screen


The Norwegian Film Institute allocates production funding for a package of five documentaries and eight shorts