GOTEBORG, Sweden– Norway will be well repped at the upcoming Academy Awards with local helmer Morten Tyldum’s “The Imitation Game” competing for eight Oscar nods. Meanwhile, back in Scandinavia, the…
Norwegian Film Institute
Norway has chosen Iram Haq’s first feature “I Am Yours” as its entry in the Oscar foreign-language film. " ‘I am Yours’ is an impressive debut that touches and raises important questions about being…
LONDON — Georg Maas' "Two Lives" will represent Germany in the foreign-language film category of the Academy Awards. The decision was made Tuesday in Munich by an independent jury, which was…
Brooklyn-based Big World Pictures has acquired Martin Lund's critically-acclaimed debut "The Almost Man" for U.S. distribution.
The Norwegian Film Institute has distribbed production coin totalling NOK59.4 million ($10.9 million) to seven local pics, including Liv Ullmann's "Miss Julie" and Bent Hamer's "1001 Grams."
Using Hollywood math, Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg's sumptuous "Kon-Tiki" -- about Thor Heyerdahl's harrowing expedition across the Pacific on a balsa-wood raft to prove Polynesia was settled…
Danish thesp Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister on the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones," is set to join Juliette Binoche in the indie drama "A Thousand Times Good Night," which…
A blood-boiling look at a crime whose perpetrators remain national heroes in their native Indonesia, docu challenges those responsible for carrying out the executions of nearly a million convicted…
An ill-fated love affair unfolds in the fields and forests of the Norwegian countryside in this belabored drama.
Norway, which produces nearly 30 feature films a year, provides $92 million a year in funding for the local film biz, administered by the Norwegian Film Institute.
The Norwegian Film Institute is to give NOK 16 million ($2.7 million) in production coin to "Tordenskjold," a historical drama from helmer Morten Tyldum, who directed last year's hit thriller…