Danish director Jonas Elmer, whose 1997 feature debut "Let's Get Lost" earned Denmark's top film prizes -- the Bodil and the Robert -- is using the Internet to gather audience suggestions for the…
Jorn Rossing Jensen
After 10 years in L.A., Danish producer Just Betzer -- whose "Babette's Feast" won the 1988 Academy Award as best foreign-language feature -- has returned to Denmark with a slate of pictures.
Norwegian distrib SF Norge, a subsid of Sweden's Svensk Filmindustri, is preparing a lawsuit against Ingeborg Moraeus Hanssen, managing director of Oslo Municipal Cinemas, because she has publicly…
Moviefan Scandinavia, a new Copenhagen, Denmark-based production company, will launch its first feature at the Mifed market in Milan, Italy, in November.
Danish pubcaster TV2, which is partly financed by commercials, has appointed writer-director Adam Price head of fiction and drama, with responsibility for the station's investment in feature films…
The launch of Zentropa Internationale at the Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival, which kicked off Wednesday, and runs through Feb. 6, will be the first step in Zentropa Entertainment's departure from…
The Finns have rediscovered local cinema. In 1999 Finnish features accounted for more than 25% of theatrical admissions, and five domestic titles qualified for the list of top 10 films -- the best…
Sweden's Svensk Filmindusti and 20th Century Fox will open a joint distribution company in Helsinki to offer theatrical and video titles on the Finnish market.
"If properly distributed, Scandinavian state subsidy for feature film production is second to none," says Danish producer Per Holst, one of the few Scandi filmmakers to have won a grand slam -- the…