U.S.-based Swedish helmer and music video director Johan Renck is to oversee crime series "Forbrytare" (The Offenders) for pubcaster Swedish Television (SVT) -- his first on home turf.
The biggest Scandinavian showcase is heating up.
If its 2013 selection turns out to be as striking as last year's, there are plenty of reasons to visit the Nordic Film Market, taking place Jan. 31-Feb. 3 at the Goteborg Festival.
Norwegian movies will take center stage at the 36th Goteborg Film Festival, Scandinavia's biggest sprocket opera.
Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning's "Kon-Tiki" will open the Goteborg Film Festival, which unspools Jan. 25 to Feb. 4.
The opening film at this year's edition of the Goteborg fest is "Avalon" from Swedish helmer Axel Petersen, a dark tale of how fast things can go wrong when fate takes a turn for the worse.
Norwegian director Marius Holst's "King of Devil's Island," which stars Stellan Skarsgard, will open the Goteborg Film Festival, Sweden's largest film event, on Jan. 28, organizers announced Tuesday.
Icelandic director Dagur Kári's feature debut "Noi the Albino," which won a Tiger award at last month's Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam, has scored the $25,000 Nordic Film prize and a Film Fox…