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.
Jorn Rossing Jensen
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…
Twenty-five European directors, including the U.K.'s Peter Greenaway, Sweden's Jan Troell, Finland's Aki Kaurismaki, Belgium's Stijn Coninx, the Netherlands' Theo van Gogh and Austria's Barbara…
Scandinavian distrib Scanbox Entertainment Danmark has bought the library of late Danish author Morten Korch to launch a series of features in the $2.5 million-$3.5 million range, with the first to…
Denmark's first CGI feature, "Terkel in Trouble," will be theatrically released April 2.
Having already produced six films from Swedish author Henning Mankell's Wallander series, Swedish pubcaster SVT has purchased the rights to film the remaining three novels about the lonely, slightly…
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