Selecting Norwegian director Erik Poppe's "Hawaii. Oslo" for its Aug. 26 closing ceremony, the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund will unspool four world premieres of local features…
Jorn Rossing Jensen
Helmer Lukas Moodysson is urging the industry to boycott SVT Drama's "August," after the Swedish pubcaster allegedly reneged on a promise to allow the skein's scriptwriter to choose its helmer.
Local helmer Morten Tyldum's feature debut, "Buddy," received three noms for the Norwegian Film Institute's Amanda film awards Tuesday.
Peter Dinklage will star in "The Dwarf," an indie adaptation of the 1944 novel by Swedish Nobel Prize winner Par Lagerkvist.
Danish pubcaster DR-TV's Web site www.dr.dk recorded almost 1.3 million hits last week, more than Microsoft Denmark's www.msn.dk, normally the country's most popular page, up 52% on the previous…
Culture ministers from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden have signed an agreement providing coin for the Nordic Film & TV Fund from 2005 to 2009.
Danish distributor Scanbox Entertainment, in insolvency protection since 2001, is to stage a buy-out from bankruptcy.
Norwegian helmer Hans Petter Moland will lens "Pedersen. High-School Teacher," his first project since Terrence Malick's English-lingo pic "The Beautiful Country," which bowed in competition at this…
After three animated features -- most recently "Karlsson on the Roof" -- Norwegian director Vibeke Idsoe will start principal photography in August for "37½," a $2.2 million live-action "romantic…
The 19th edition of the Midnight Sun Film Festival unspools on Wednesday in the Finnish town of Sodankyla 200 kilometers North of the Arctic Circle.
"Drowning Ghost," from Swedish director Mikael Hafstrom, has sold to eight countries after its Cannes unspooling, according to Denmark's Nordisk Film Intl. Sales.