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Kabelvåg Kunstfilmfestival, Norway

The Kabelvåg Kunstfilmfestival is finally seeing daylight this November, after local initiatives have materialized into more than just after-party-ideas in early hours of the morning. The small village of Kabelvåg has its roots deep in the fishing traditions of northern Norway. Despite location half-way to the North Pole, the village also boasts a well-established film and art school, a photo college and a considerable amount of local artists who form a vibrant creati...

New Norwegian Film Fund Will Give Two Million NRK

The Norwegian Minister of International Development, Erik Solheim, announced the establishment of a new fund to support film productions in Asia, Africa and Latin America. With a focus on freedom of speech, the fund grants funding to support film productions in countries where resources for such projects are limited. The fund will supplement other European film funds with similar purposes. The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture have committed to grant two million N...

Braxton Films

A new upcoming production company in projects from Oslo to the world.

Short Films: Exploring New Direction in Norwegian Cinema at Scandinavia house, April 8 & 9 in New York

Scandinavia House will host A COOLER PERSPECTIVE: EXPLORING NEW DIRECTIONS IN NORWEGIAN CINEMA, the premier event of the upcoming SubZero° Short Film Fest: Emerging Norwegian Directors Break the Ice in New York, April 8 and 9, at its stunning flagship on Park Avenue at 38th Street. The 2 day program will feature screenings of short films by Lasse Gjertsen, Charlotte Blom and Joachim Trier, on Thursday evening, as well as Jens Lien' celebrated 2006 feature film, The Bothersome Man, preceded by...

NUFF 2010 – call for entries

The FN-Sambandet Youth Film Award Prize for the best international film at NUFF A Movie For a Better World The prize will go to a film that is directly or indirectly connected to the UN goals for change for democracy, poverty, human rights, environment, peace and conflict. The Nordic Youth Film Festival (NUFF) collaborates with UNA-Norway on this award because we think film in its form has an enormous power. Through this award we want to strengthen the voices of the young internation...

Norwegian film week in NY

NORWEGIAN FILM WEEK :October 14 – 24, 2009$9 ($6 ASF members)Series Pass: $45 ($30 ASF Members)Scandinavia House presents a selection of six recent films from Norway with the aim of exposing an American audience to the work of both established directors and a new generation of filmmakers.In 2005, Norway celebrated its 100th anniversary as an independent nation; in 1905 the Swedish-Norwegian Union was dissolved. Cinema, of course, was invented just ten years before that, so it could be said tha...

Norwegian Film Institute initiates training programme for Norwegian and German producers

Elin Erichsen, Head of Development at the Norwegian Film Institute and Frank Stehling, CEO of PRIMEHOUSE, Berlin, presented the recently developed programme for producers PRIMEXCHANGE Norway-Germany at the Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund (August 20-27, 2009).The programme, initiated by the Norwegian Film Institute and realised by PRIMEHOUSE, targets Norwegian film producers interested in the German market and German producers seeking co-production opportunities in Norway. The tra...

TromsØ International Film Festival

The world`s northernmost film festival, and Norway`s largest film festival for the regular cinema audience. A cutting edge international feature film competition, with FIPRESCI and FICC juries in addition to the festival`s own cash import prize.

Nordic Youth Film Festival - Nuff

Film festival and workshops for young people between 15 and 25 years old.

Based at the youth Culture House TVIBIT in Tromsø, Northern Norway, NUFF has already a 7 year success-story. Started by the wish to support young local filmmakers

NUFF 2007

and to get an idea how our neighbours making film and telling stories discovered NUFF the world of the Youth Cinema. 

The quality of the films increases,the incredible atmosfere of the workshops and the growing network of filmmakers, partners and projects is making NUFF to a unique summer event behind the polar circle under the overwhelming midnight sun.

NUFF offers

  • Nordic film competition
  • International film competition
  • International film workshop
  • International film networkInternational film seminars, discussions and a lot of fun!

With the method of "From the idea to a finished film" in only one week participants learn how to make a movie directly in cooperation with professional filmmakers. 

Haugesund ferstival in the Fjord country of Western Norway

HAUGESUND, AUGUST 2003by Alex Deleon After two visits to Tromso (2002 and 2003) and two as well to the the Rouen Festival du Cinema Nordique in Northern France, I have been developing a taste for Nordic Cinema, so, based on these connections I applied for accreditation to the Haugesund ferstival in the Fjord country of Western Norway, which takes place in August, and was accepted -- probably because Signe Overgaard, a major figure of the Norwegian Film Institute knew me from these other No...

Celebration of 100 Years of Norwegian Cinema

Tuesday, June 6----The Troia International Film Festival is presenting a celebration of the 100th anniverary of Norwegian cinema. The program, which is sponsored by the Norwegian Film Institute in cooperation with the Norwegian Embassy in Portugal, is showcasing 10 films, which range from an early silent gem to two films from the current Norwegian auteur Bent Hamer. The Tribute program began on the Festival opening night, with the rare screening of the 1917 silent film TERJE VIGEN, directed b...

Tromso Festival opens the European Fest season

TROMSO FESTIVAL IS THE CURTAIN RAISER OF THE EUROPEAN FILMFEST SEASON -- The Tromso film festival, located in extreme Northern Norway, precisely six degrees above the Arctic Circle, is not only the Northernmost accredited film festival in the world, but also the first international film festival on the annual Europen calendar, preceding Gotteburg and Rotterdam which come later in the month. This will be the fifteenth installment of this unusual midwinter film fest under the Northern Lights an...