The Swedish Film Institute has tapped producer Charlotta Denward head of production support in a management restructuring unveiled Thursday that will see 20 staffers cut.
Scandi major Nordisk Film is setting up its own distribution arm in Sweden on Jan. 1. The local industry has been speculating about Nordisk's plans for the country since July, when it said it would…
U.S. drama "Sherrybaby" won best pic at the Stockholm Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.
Queen Margrethe of Denmark helped fete Scandi major Nordisk Film's 100th anni at the company's Copenhagen studios Nov. 6. Cigar-smoking queen, known for her interest in cultural matters, toured the…
Olivier Bremond, co-founder of major European TV production company Marathon Intl., has joined the board of directors of Icelandic production outfit CAOZ Animation.
PRODUCTION INCENTIVES:Iceland and Norway are the most active territories in terms of offering production incentives to foreign co-producers. In Iceland, following a successful six-year trial period…
John Cameron Mitchell's "Shortbus," Michel Gondry's "The Science of Sleep" and Julia Loktev's "Day Night Day Night" are among 20 films screening in competition at this year's Stockholm Intl. Film…
Sweden's minister of culture has resigned 10 days after she was appointed. Cecilia Stego Chilo's decision came after she confessed that she'd not paid the TV license fee for more than 15 years.
Trond Espen Seim ("Hawaii, Oslo") has been cast as Norwegian private eye Varg Veum in a series of six pics. Movies are adapted from the bestselling novels of Gunnar Staalesen.
Swedish helmer Josef Fares' drama "Zozo" has scooped this year's Nordic Council Film Prize. The $60,000 kudo will be split between writer-director Fares, who gets $40,000, and producer Anna Anthony…
Finnish pic "Jade Warrior" is getting a head start in China as Warner China Film HG Corp. prepares to release the adventure yarn on a muscular 150 prints in 70 cities.