STOCKHOLM — The first two films in the local industry’s Rookie project for first or second-time helmers have been announced.
Petra Revenue will helm road movie “The Karaoke King” and Jens Jonason will helm psychological drama “Guidance.”
Both films will have a budget of 8 million kroner ($1.2 million).
Coin comes from studio Film i Vast, regional film fund Filmpool Nord, pubcaster SVT and the Swedish Film Institute.
One film will open at the 2008 Stockholm Film Festival and the other at the 2009 Gothenburg Fest.