Norwegian director Gunnar Vikene's "Falling Sky" won the Jury Grand Prix at the 17th Nordic Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday in Rouen, France. "Falling Sky" was a Variety Critics' Choice at last…
Jorn Rossing Jensen
Denmark's Egmont media concern had its best year result ever in 2003, increasing before-tax profits by 50% to approximately $72 million in spite of an 8% reduction of net revenues, to $1.35 million.
Ten Swedish movies scheduled for late 2004-early 2005 are in jeopardy in a row over financing for the Swedish Film Institute.
Norwegian director Petter Naess will return from his first Hollywood assignment, Millennium Films' "Mozart and the Whale," to direct the last pic in the "Elling" trilogy for Maipo Film & TV…
Danny Glover, John C. Reilly and Jeremy Davies will join helmer Ron Howard's daughter Bryce Dallas Howard in Danish helmer Lars von Trier's "Dogville" follow-up "Manderlay," which starts principal…
Nordisk Film has sold its computer gaming division IO Active, which developed "Hitman" and "Freedom Fighters" games, to the U.K.'s Eidos, creator of the Lara Croft gaming heroine.
Swedish director Mikael Hafstrom may not have won a foreign-lingo Oscar for "Evil," but he returned from Hollywood to the news that the Swedish Film Institute had chipped in $815,000 for his new…
The Norwegian Film Fund has for the first time subsidized the development of computer games, allocating about $200,000 to Funcom's "Dream Fall" and $100,000 to Minimedia's "The Kids on the Block."
Kate Winslet is set to play the lead in Liv Ullmann's upcoming film adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen play "A Doll's House."
Controlling about 26% of theatrical distribution in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, Svensk Filmindustri (SF) requires a steady supply of indie product. The Swedish-based Scandinavian market…