Cinema Scandinavia

Originally posted on Nordic Noir:
Emma Robinson edits this great online magazine about Scandinavian Cinema called Cinema Scandinavia. Take a look. It is on its third edition now and always has loads of interesting articles to read in it. Each magazine has a theme. So far they have covered gender, early Scandinavian Cinema and Ingmar…

Cannes critics simply crave Danes in westerns

When the Danish western ‘The Salvation’ premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday at a midnight special gala viewing outside of the main competition, it received a standing ovation for several minutes from the audience. The reaction was overwhelming for the director Kristian Levring. “I was deeply moved and didn’t really know how to […]

StudioCanal collaborates with Nordisk Film to start A War

France’s StudioCanal will join forces with Danish major Nordisk Film to produce Danish award-winning writer-director Tobias Lindholm’s A War, concluding his trilogy of “desperate men in small rooms”, with Danish actor Pilou Asbæk in the lead. “Since we saw A Hijacking[+], we knew that Lindholm was a director we wanted to work with at Studiocanal – he is clearly one of the most exciting […]

‘Another golden year for Nordic film and TV production’ Says Cineuropa

“Let’s keep this Golden Age going,” suggested managing director Petri Kemppinen, of the Nordisk Film & TV Fond (NFTF), in the annual report for 2013, “which proved to be a favourable year for Nordic films and TV in general, and for the fund in particular, which supported the production of 60 films, TV drama series and documentaries. “At […]