Out Stealing Horses is ready for an Oscar nomination
Hans Petter Molands feature film Out Stealing Horses will be Norway`s Candidate for the 2020 Oscar as Best Foreign Language Film.
First Norwegian Rising Star in Toronto
Josefine Frida, currently best known as Noora in Skam, is, through her role in Disco, the first Norwegian actor to be invited to TIFF’s Rising Stars program, and in 2019 the only European Rising Stars.
Johanna Pyykkö joins TIFF Filmmaker Lab
Director Johanna Pyykkö will participate in Toronto Film Festival’s prestigious Filmmaker Lab with her upcoming feature film EBBA & THE LOVER. The director will also receive an award at this year’s festival.
Great American interest in Norwegian documentaries
For the second consecutive year, a number of major North American distributors and representatives from TV channels and festivals, including Netflix and the Discovery Channel, will participate in DOC Norway in Bergen. Here they will be able to watch and buy new Norwegian documentaries.
Norwegian Disco to San Sebastian
Jorunn Myklebust Syversen's new feature film Disco is invited to the New Director’s competition in San Sebastian. The main prize is € 50,000 for the director and the film's Spanish distributor, and a jury of 300 young people will award the best youth film.
Venice Days to host world première of Dag Johan Haugerud's Beware of Children
Dag Johan Haugerud's new feature film Beware of Children will get its world premiere in the Venice Days’ competition, taking place from August 28 to September 7, 2019.
All time record grants by Norwegian Film Institute to apps productions
The Norwegian Film Institute has awarded one million euros (ten million kroner) to eleven Norwegian computer game producers.
The Norwegian Film Institute awards funding to three new feature films
Funding awarded to Witzø, Olin and Halle in this round.
Sørfond-support for six new projects
Sørfond has this week granted 2, 66 million NOK in support for six international co-productions with Norwegian minority producers. This year the funding goes to projects from Georgia, Afghanistan, South-Africa, Nepal, China and Egypt.
Norwegian talents presented in Cannes
During the film festival in Cannes, five talented Norwegian directors were presented. Read about them and their upcoming projects here.