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.
Erik Poppe makes film about Norwegian traitor Vidkun Quisling
Norwegian director Erik Poppe and Paradox receive euro 1,8 million in production grants from the Norwegian Film Institute for the feature film about WW2 traitor Vidkun Quisling. Two Nordic co-productions receive grants, whereof Norwegian director Christian Lo will direct the Swedish-Norwegian children's film Mini-Zlatan.
Here are the applicants for the incentive scheme
The Norwegian Film Institute has received eleven applications for the incentive scheme for 2021. They have applied for a reimbursement limit of NOK 292.1 million (29 million Euros).
Gary Cranner is this year's Norwegian Producer on the Move
The producer of last year's popular Norwegian family film, Tottori! The Summer we found our Superpowers has been chosen to participate in the renowned European networking program.
Production support for teen Drama, rapsical and environmentary
Three drama series and one documentary have received a total of 1,58 million Euros in support from the Norwegian Film Institute. Among them are a new series for teenagers from the creator of ZombieLars, a rap musical and a documentary about a climate trial in Norwegian courts.
The Crossing wins the European Film Academy’s Young Audience Award
The Norwegian children's and youth film The Crossing received tonight the European Film Academy's (EFA) Young Audience Award. The film was selected as the winner by 3,500 teenagers from a total of 38 European countries
Norwegian film HIM by Guro Bruusgaard to compete in Moscow International Film Festival’s Main Competition
The Norwegian film HIM, a clever and convincing contemplation of the modern male condition directed by Guro Bruusgaard, will screen as a part of the Moscow International Film Festival’s Main Competition
World premiere for a-ha - The Movie at Tribeca
The long-awaited documentary a-ha - The Movie will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York in June. Also screening is Sisters on Track in the Viewpoint section and the short The Kicksled Choir.