"One of the biggest love stories in Denmark, or in the whole Scandinavia," said Ole Christian Madsen on his colorful drama "Itsi Bitsi" (pictured). Like Peter Flinth's Norwegian project "Beatles,"…
Prominent musician and film composer Philip Glass celebrated his 77th birthday by giving a master class at Goteborg Film Festival on Friday. Variety had an exclusive talk with the artist, nominated…
Created in 2008 at Goteborg Film Festival, Nordic Film Lab is a forum for talented filmmakers at the starting point of their career. Producers, scribes and helmers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden get…
Mikael Marcimain's $15 million-budgeted period piece "Gentlemen," produced by B-Reel and repped by Wild Bunch, is one of Sweden's most ambitious projects to date. After local distributor Svensk…
A bunch of attention-grabbing Scandi projects were presented at the opening TV seminar of the Nordic Film Market, "TV Drama Vision," held at Goteborg on Thursday. One of them was "Welcome to Sweden,"…
STOCKHOLM–Ruben Ostlund's highly anticipated "Tourist" (pictured) and Mikael Marcimain's "Gentlemen" top the work-in-progress sessions at the Goteborg Festival's Nordic Film Market. Also among the…
With his fourth feature film "Tourist", on which Coproduction Office is handling world sales, Ruben Ostlund is aiming for his third Cannes appearance. On Saturday the Swedish helmer showed the…
Danish helmer Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" is being screened for critics in Europe and the U.S., with Variety's Peter Debruge weighing in on the lengthy film about a sex addict. But because it's…
Private equity company Ratos, which owns Finland's top theater loop Finnkino, has bought a 60% stake in Swedish chain SF Bio for $420 million, creating the Nordic region's biggest exhib chain.
U.S.-based Swedish helmer and music video director Johan Renck is to oversee crime series "Forbrytare" (The Offenders) for pubcaster Swedish Television (SVT) -- his first on home turf.
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