Norwegian dramedy HERE IS HAROLD sold to a large number of buyers

Presented for the first time in Cannes and based on a 3-minute promo, HERE IS HAROLD has been sold to Germany (NFP), Japan (Nikkatsu Corporation), Switzerland (Frenetec Films), Czech Republic (Film Europe), Greece (FeelGood Entertainment S.A) and Estonia (Estin Film). “International distributors have embraced this warm-hearted Norwegian dramedy just like we expected when we picked […]

Doctor Proctor farts his way to number one in Norway

Selling 368,832 tickets, Norwegian director Arild Fröhlich’sDoctor Proctor’s Fart Powdertook the number-one position on the Norwegian charts for the first six months of 2014, contributing to the 20.9% local market share – up from 11.6% in 2013 and the best result for the last five years. Also, Norwegian director Arne Lindtner Næss’ Casper and Emma’s Winter Vacationreached the […]

LIFE IN A FISHBOWL opens in Iceland to critical acclaim and impressive attendance

Life in a Fishbowl, director Baldvin Z‘s second feature film, premiered in Iceland on May 16. The film has received excellent reviews and an all-round positive reaction from the public, made especially clear on social media. 8000 people have already seen Life in a Fishbowl in cinemas, making it the most attended film in Iceland last weekend […]

A family’s farewell to a loved one – plus nuclear and drone warfare at Cannes

Danish international sales agency LevelK will introduce Oscar-winning director Bille August’s Silent Heart to the Cannes market Currently in post-production, Danish Oscar-winning director Bille August’s family drama Silent Heart will attend the Marché du Film at Cannes on a promo reel from Danish international sales agency LevelK, which picked up the SF Film production just prior to Berlin. The film will be launched in late 2014-early 2015. […]

Korso by Akseli Tuomivaara will premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Akseli Tuomivaara’s debut feature Korso will premiere at the 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival.  Korso has been selected to Teen Spirit section of the festival. The Teen Spirit is organized this year for the very first time and highlights EIFF’s ongoing commitment to engaging young audiences and encouraging new filmmaking talent.  Six features and six short films have […]