Programme Berlin 2019

07.02 - 17.02

Norwegian films in Berlin

Norway in Focus at European Film Market

Programme Norway in Focus

Eldbjørg Hemsing

Music from Norway in Berlin: Concert Tuesday Feb. 12

International Indigenous Co-Productions

Gurls

Music from Norway in Berlin: Miniconcert Sunday Feb. 10

Out Stealing Horses

In Main Competition: Hans Petter Molands fourth film in Berlinale Competition

Shooting star

Louis & Luca - Mission to the Moon

Generation Kplus: Rasmus A. Sivertsen’s second film about Louis & Luca

Norwegian tech at EFM Horizon

Interview with Shooting Star Ine Marie Wilmann

We want Diversity

The Wayward Girl

Berlinale Classics: Liv Ullmanns first leading role

Where ancient storytelling traditions meet high end VFX

Dad

Generation Kplus: Animated short

Norwegian Series at Drama Series Days

Docs from Norway

New and Upcoming Filmmakers

She-Pack

Generation Kplus: A coming of age short

Meet the Censors: How can we handle controversial content?

The Norwegian Berlinale Talents

Artificial Intelligence - The Unknown Revolution

False Belief

Forum Expanded

Books made for film and Books at Berlinale

  • Dag Asbjørnsen

    • Head of Section International Relations
    • Phone: +47 22 47 45 52
    • Mobile: +47 402 22 151
    • E-mail: dag.asbjornsen@nfi.no

    Stine Oppegaard

    • Manager International Relations Feature Films
    • Phone: +47 22 47 45 75 
    • Mobile: +47 908 59 638
    • E-mail: stine.oppegaard@nfi.no 

    Toril Simonsen

    • Manager International relations Short and Documentary Films
    • Phone: +47 22 47 45 74
    • Mobile: +47 900 38 086
    • E-mail: toril.simonsen@nfi.no

    Stine Helgeland

    Jakob Berg

    • Communication Adviser
    • Phone: +47 22 47 45 91
    • Mobile: +47 971 977 66
    • E-mail: jakob.berg@nfi.no

    Lars Løge

    • Head of Department Development & Production
    • Phone: +47 22 47 44 03
    • Mobile: +47 415 14 180
    • E-mail: lars.loge@nfi.no

    Astri Blindheim

    • International Adviser Cultural Events
    • Phone: +47 22 47 45 79
    • Mobile: +47 930 44 687
    • E-mail: astri.blindheim@nfi.no

    Knut Tofastrud Skinnarmo

  • Norway is the Country in Focus at the European Film Market (EFM) at the International Film Festival in Berlin 2019 Feb. 8th-13th.

    Norway in Focus is organized by the Norwegian Film Institute in cooperation with the EFM, and will offer a host of possibilities for networking with Norwegian producers, distributors, investors, and creative talents, as well as the chance to take a closer look at Norwegian productions. 

    Norway House

    Norway is the first Country in Focus to build a separate house for its festival scene, just across the street from the European Film Market – it will accommodate representatives of the Norwegian Film Institute, the Filmreg organisation, the country’s film commissions, Sørfond and Norwegian Film & TV Producers’ Association and gives the opportunity to meet suppliers of goods and services for the international film industry.

    Norway House is located in Niederkircherstrasse, right next to the Mirror Tent and across the road from the European Film Market in Gropius Bau. 

    • What

      Time

      Venue

      Entry

      Meet the Norwegians – producers, Film institutes, Film funds, Regional centers, Film commissions, and companies delivering services to production, post-production and exhibitors; all with stands in the Norway House

      10.00-18.00

      Norway House

      Open

      Debate: Meet the censors: What are the obstacles that keep controversial content away from our screens and TVs? Is it self-censorship within the channels, or bad filmmaking? Is fact checking too expensive?

      10.30-12.00

      Norway House

      Open

      Norwegian blockbuster movies Børning 1 & 2 will have a sequel, shooting in Germany begins this spring. Meet the people behind the successful films, and new cars from Børning 3

      13.00-14.30

      Norway Hose

      Open

      Work-In-Progress. Norwegian producers and directors present teasers and promos from upcoming feature films; take a look into the future of Norwegian film!

      15.00-16.30

      Norway House

      Open

      Happy hour: Meet the regions: The ten regional film centres and funds develop and strengthen film industries throughout Norway, and they host this Happy Hour

      18.00-19.00

      Norway House

      Invitation

      Efm Party, Hosted By Norway – Country in Focus. Industry gathering, food, drinks, dance, incl concert by Norwegian band Gurls

      21.30-late

      EWERK

      By separate invitation only

    • What

      Time

      Venue

      Entry

      Meet the Norwegians – producers, Film institutes, Film funds, Regional centers, Film commissions, and companies delivering services to production, post-production and exhibitors; all with stands in the Norway House

      10.00-18.00

      Norway House

      Open

      Books made for film. Norwegian literary agents meet German producers and Norwegian producers meet German publishers/ agents. In cooperation with Books at Berlinale.

      10.00-1200

      Norway House

      Invitation

      Lillehammer Stories. In the recent years filmmakers in Lillehammer and its regional surroundings has produced a number of successful films and TV productions. We invite you to get to know this interesting film region of cold hearts and warm stories and meet decision makers. 

      12.30-15.30

      Norway House

      Open

      Hans Børli’s poetry in VR.  Børli is one of Norway's most cherished poets for his ability to capture a deeply felt connection between man and nature into words. Visit Børli's forest in this poetic VR experience

      10.00-18.00

      House of representatives

      For market badge holders

      Funds meeting. Meet representatives from the NFI

      14.00-18.15

      House of representatives

      Invitation

      Books at Berlinale. Presentation of Norway at Frankfurt 2019 and the Norwegian Book Keep Saying Their Names by Simon Stranger.

      15.00-17.30

       

      For market badge holders

      Speeddate a Nordic Composer. Each director/producer gets 9 minutes to meet each composer, then move on to the next meeting. Meet and greet afterwards.

      16.00-18.00

      Norway House

      Open

      Happy Hour with the Nordic composers and friends

      18.00-19.00

      Norway House

      Invitation

      Drama Series Days Opening Reception, hosted by Norwegian Film Institute

      19.00-21.00

      Bikinihaus, Restaurant Super Concept Space

      For market badge holders

    • What

      Time

      Venue

      Entry

      Meet the Norwegians – producers, Film institutes, Film funds, Regional centers, Film commissions, and companies delivering services to production, post-production and exhibitors; all with stands in the Norway House

      10.00-18.00

      Norway House

      Open

      Less is More: A New Generation of Screenwriting Workshops in Europe. New frame, new methodology, new perspectives: how to stimulate creativity in the writing process and have films reaching their audience?

      10.30-12.00

      Norway House

      Open

      CoPro Series Pitch 10.00-12.30 Zoo Palast 2 Open with market badge

      CoPro Series  

      Networking get-together hosted by Norway

      12.30-14.00

      Bikinihause, Restaurant Super Concept Space

      Invitation

      Work-In-Progress. Norwegian producers and directors present teasers and promos from upcoming feature films; take a look into the future of Norwegian film!

      13.30-15.30

      Norway House

      Open

      Born 2 Drive Oliver Solberg has fast-driving cars in his blood and genes. Meet him and his famous father, World Rallycross and World Rally champion Petter Solberg, and see excerpts from the new documentary.

      16.00-17.00

      Norway House

      Open

      Born 2 Drive Reception

      17.00-19.00

      Norway House

      Invitation

      Norwegian Drama – Staying ahead of the Game. Presentation of 4 new exciting drama series in development

      17.30-18.15

      Zoo Palast

      Open

      Bubbles with the Norwegians

      18.15-19.30

      Berlinale Series Lounge

      Invitation

      Bridging the Dragon Networking Reception hosted by the Norwegian film Institute

      18.00-21.00

      Josty, Sony Centre

      Invitation

      Concert with Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing

      20.00-21.30

      Norway House

      Invitation

     

    “Norway in Focus” is organized by the Norwegian Film Institute in cooperation with the EFM, and will offer a host of possibilities for networking with Norwegian producers, distributors, investors, and creative talents, as well as the chance to take a closer look at Norwegian productions.