New Norwegian international distribution support scheme
The Norwegian Film Institute is now introducing a subsidy scheme for international distribution that will make it easier for distributors to market Norwegian films in their territories.
Sørfond grants for 2022 announced
Sørfond has this week granted 3 million NOK in support for six international co-productions with Norwegian minority producers. This year the funding goes to projects from Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Colombia, Morocco, and two projects from India.
Sex, Dreams and Something Stupid Called Love from Dag Johan Haugerud
Director Dag Johan Haugerud and production company Motlys receive a total of NOK 19.1 million (Euro 1,90 million) in production grants from the Norwegian Film Insitute for the project Sex, Dreams and Something Stupid Called Love - three films that consist of three loosely connected stories that in various ways depict sexuality, longings, and dreams with a queer sensibility in Oslo today.
Amusing and disgusting: Kristoffer Borgli on “Sick of Myself”
- I have respect for the art of body horror as much as I have respect for humor and satire, says director Kristoffer Borgli who comes to Un Certain Regard in Cannes with his feature film Sick of Myself.
Norwegian fjords in French film for prestige program in Cannes
The French-Norwegian co-production More Than Ever has been invited to the Cannes sidebar Un Certain Regard.
Joachim Trier joins competition jury in Cannes
Norwegian director and screenwriter Joachim Trier sits on the jury when this year's Palme d'Or winner is to be chosen in Cannes.
Andrea Ottmar is this year's Norwegian Producer on the Move
The producer of The Worst Person in the World, Andrea Berentsen Ottmar, has been the only Nordic producer selected to participate in Producer on the Move in Cannes. She is also in Cannes as producer of Kristoffer Borgli's Sick of Myself which has its world premiere in the Un Certain Regard section.
Sick of Myself being invited to Cannes
Auteur Kristoffer Borgli`s feature film Sick of Myself is invited to Cannes’s Un Certain Regard program.
Congratulations to Liv Ullmann with her honorary Oscar
Ullmann received her well deserved Honorary Oscar at Governors Award. She has a film career that spans more than seven decades.
Norwegian Oscar nominations and shortlists through the ages
Including this year, six Norwegian Feature films have been nominated for an Oscar. There have also been nominations for short documentary, and an animation award.