The Robert Awards, Denmarks national film prize, was held recently in Copenhagen and The Hunt was the major winner of the ceremony. Having already won 18 international prizes and earned an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign-Language Feature, The Hunt was awarded for Best Film and Best Original Screenplay (Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm); Mads Mikkelsen was named Best Actor and Susse Wold Best Supporting Actress […]
Salla Tykkä has become the first Finnish director to win the Tiger Award for Short Film at the Rotterdam Film Festival. Her film, Giant, was filmed at the famous Romanian Communist-era gymnastics schools of Onesti and Deva where people still train. Top young gymnasts talk about their love of the sport, their fears and dreams. […]
The Icelandic actress and singer Edda Magnason won the award for best leading actress for her performance in Waltz for Monica. The Icelandic actor Sverrir Gudnason won the award for best supporting actor for his performance in the same film. Congrats to Iceland!
The New Danish Screen has released a new digital issue, where it celebrates 10 years of the magazine, as well as articles about acting and films to watch online. Check it out here
Director Eksil Vogt’s film Blind received at Sundance Film Festival the prize for best script. “The World Cinema Screenwriting Award is important to the film’s future performance in the markets,” said Norwegian producer Hans-Jørgen Osnes, who backed the production for Motlys with Sigve Endresen. The film is about Ingrid, who has recently gone blind. She retreats […]
The statistics for cinema admissions in 2013 have been released for Finland. Domestic titles had a 23% market share, which is 5% down from their strong year in 2012, in which there were 2.4 million admissions, the best level since 1969. The biggest Finnish film for the year was also the biggest selling title of […]
The 2013 box office details have been released for Denmark, and the results are strong, but stable. The market share for Danish films was at 30%, up by 1% from the previous year, with a total admissions number of 4 065 860, compared to 56% of US films and 12% of European films. The biggest film […]