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

Artwork: Alen Grujic / Maipo Film

NFI production support for The Spy, The Ash Lad and The Dragon’s Heart


The Norwegian Film Institute allocates €3.9 million for new feature projects by Norwegian directors Mikkel Brænne Sandemose, Thale Persen, Jens Jonsson and Therese Naustdal.

Foto av: Cartoon Saloon

The Snowman will finish, and The Postcard Killings will begin


The Norwegian Film Institute allocates €5.5 million production incentives for film or TV projects to be realised in Norway

From the Balcony and The King`s Choice for Berlin


Norwegian directors Ole Giæver and Erik Poppe return to the Berlin International Film Festivals Panorama sidebar.

The Committee, 2016: regi: Gunhild Enger

2½ Norwegian shorts will compete at France’s Clermont-Ferrand festival


Norwegian directors Rune Spaans’ The Absence of Eddy Table and Marc Reisbig’s Working with Animals selected for the the main programme along with a Norwegian co-Production.