New Joachim Trier feature receives NFI funding
New feature films from Joachim Trier, Itonje Søimer Guttormsen and Ida Sagmo Tvedte today received production support grants from the Norwegian Film Institute (NFI).
Feature documentary with Liv Ullmann invited for Cannes Classics
The feature length documentary Liv Ullmann - A Road Less Travelled, by director Dheeraj Akolkar, tells the story of Liv Ullmann, the people she encountered, and the choices she made. The Cannes festival audience will be the first to experience this story.
International distribution grants for Norwegian films in great demand
A new grant scheme designed to boost film exports and strengthen Norway’s position in international film markets is experiencing great demand.
Sørfond is renewed and strengthened
The NFI has entered into an agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Ministry of Culture (KUD) on renewed three-year funding for Sørfond. The annual fund budget has been increased to NOK 5 425 000, from NOK 3 000 000 previously.
Questions from NFI to ARTEF concerning Just Super
At this year’s Berlinale, the scheduled gala screening of the Norwegian animated children's movie Just Super was cancelled at short notice, following inquiries by Anti-Racism Task Force for European Film (ARTEF), claiming the movie featured racist content.
Kristine Kujath Thorp is the Norwegian Shooting Star in Berlin in 2023
Kristine Kujath Thorp is one of ten promising European actors to be presented internationally during the film festival in Berlin.
The Norwegian drama series The Architect competes for the Berlinale Series Award
As one of only seven series, the four-episode drama series The Architect, by Kerren Lumer-Klabbers and starring Eili Harboe, has been invited to the Berlinale Series during the Berlin Film Festival, where it could also win the Berlinale Series Award.
Just Super director Rasmus A. Sivertsen to Berlin for the third time
Qvisten's 3D-animated, originally written film Just Super has been invited to the Berlinale's Generation Kplus program where it will have its international premiere.
Norwegian directoral debut Dancing Queen can win the Crystal Bear in Berlin
With Silje Holtet's originally written family film Dancing Queen, debutant director Aurora Gossé and Oscar-nominated producer Thomas Robsahm will have their world premiere in the Generation Kplus competition at the Berlin Film Festival.
Ellos Eatnu - Let The River Flow is a favorite with both audiences and critics at the film festival in Gothenburg
Ole Giæver's cinema-current drama Ellos Eatnu - Let The River Flow received both the audience award and the critics' award at the film festival in Gothenburg, the Nordic region's largest film festival.