About Saturday and Countrymen goes to Canneseries
The Norwegian humouristic drama series Countrymen and the short-drama About Saturday, addressing the grey areas of abuse, are both invited to competition in Canneseries in October.
Best Actress Award in Cannes to Renate Reinsve
For the first time ever, a Norwegian actress - Renate Reinsve - has won an award at the Cannes Film Festival. She receives the award for her role in The Worst Person in the World by Joachim Trier.
Endless applause and rave reviews for the Worst Person in the World in Cannes
Last night, Joachim Trier's film The Worst Person in the World had its world premiere in the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
Eskil Vogt on The Innocents
"I think kids are beyond good and evil or rather before good and evil. But I don't think children are little angels, that people are born pure. I think children are born without any sense of empathy or morals, we have to teach them that."
Director and scriptwriter Eskil Vogt tells about the idea behind his Cannes film The Innocents, the research, working with child actors and the visual approach.
Joachim Trier on The Worst Person in the World
Freedom is complicated, says director and scriptwriter Joachim Trier in this conversation about his new film screening in Cannes, The Worst Person in the World, also discussing Oslo, relationships depicted in films and his work with actors.
Olin with documentary on nature
Margreth Olin, one of Norway`s foremost filmmakers, is making a documentary, Songs of Earth, from her father's hometown in Western Norway.
A war hero and two films for the whole family
Films about the war hero Gunnar “Kjakan” Sønsteby, Captain Sabertooth and the new character Askelabben received funding through the Norwegian Film Insitute`s market scheme.
Two Norwegian World Premieres in Cannes 2021
Joachim Trier's new film The Worst Person in the World and Eskils Vogt’s second film, The Innocents are both invited to the Cannes Film Festival, in the main competition and Un Certain Regard, respectively.
Special Mention to Ninjababy at the Berlinale
Norwegian Ninjababy is a hit among younger Germans as well. Now the partly animated feature film has been shown in the competition program Generation 14 plus at the film festival in Berlin, and received a Special Mention by the jury.
Sørfond support for six new projects
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 Mozambique, Indonesia, Colombia, Morocco, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Cuba. Sørfond is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.