Tagged: Norwegian Film Institute

Norwegian films take record market share

Local movies reached more than 2.5 milion admissions for the third consecutive year, accounting for 23.2% of total admissions. Norwegian productions controlled a record 23.4% share of the cinema market in 2010, selling more...

Norwegian short film nominated for prestigious award

Screenplay and directed by Jo Strømgren. The Norwegian short film, Naboen has been nominated for the prestigious TV award Rose d’Or 2010. This is a fantastic recognition for a short film that does not...

Take Norwegian films to Europe

Six Norwegian film producers go to the Cannes Film Festival next week to discuss co-productions with international colleagues. Asle Vatn been selected in the prestigious “Producer on the Move” forum. Aftenposten met with four...

Norwegian Films at Minneapolis Film Festival

Skule Eriksen’s documentary “Fjord” from Nærøyfjord had it’s international premiere at the Minneapolis / St.Paul International Film Festival in the U.S. on April 18, 2010. The film is an artistic interpretation of the landscape...

Kon-Tiki sets sail for NOK 63 million feature 63 years later

The new film by Max Manus directors Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning supported by the Norwegian Film Institute, which also backs Headhunters (Hodejegerne) and Twigson in Trouble (Knerten i knipe) Norwegian scientist Thor Heyerdahl’s...

Southbound Shooting Star sparks German audiences

Norwegian feature film “North” by Rune Denstad Langlo opened in German cinemas last weekend with a respectable total of 15,000 spectators attending the film. The film stars Norwegian Shooting Star 2010 for the Berlinale, Anders...

Lübeck prizes for Norwegian children’s films

Norwegian director Atle Knudsen’s feature debut, “ORPS-The Movie”, was named Best Children’s Movie by the Children’s Jury at the 51st Nordic Fiim Days in Lübeck – the largest showcase of Nordic films outside Scandiavia....