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915 articles available in total starting from 18/07/2002. Last article published on 01/03/2021.

Two strong films selected for Critics Week

Christopher Nielsen’s Free Jimmy, the first CGI film made in Norway and the most expensive Norwegian film ever made, has been selected alongside Jens Lien’s drama The Bothersome Man to take part...  

26/04/2006 | Cannes 2006 | Norway

The long and short of it... at Cannes

Two emerging Norwegian directors have been selected for this year’s Cannes official selection: Stefan Faldbakken and his feature debut Uro, chosen for Un Certain Regard, and Bobbie Peers, whose...  

25/04/2006 | Cannes 2006 | Norway

Kissed By Winter best film of 2005

Kissed By Winter best film of 2005

Sara Johnsen, the 36 year-old director of Kissed By Winter, is the recipient of the prestigious award of Best Norwegian Film of 2005, which was handed to her by Astrid Kolbjørnsen, head of the...  

10/04/2006 | Awards | Norway

€2.1m NFF support to kids’ sequels

The fourth episode of The Junior Olsen Gang children’s film franchise, Olsenbanden jr. og sølvskatten and the sequel to the family film Svein And The Rat have just received €1,1m and €1m support...  

04/04/2006 | Production | Norway

Peter Næss adapts Erlend Loe novel

Peter Næss, the director of the popular Elling film franchise, is going to adapt the first novel by Norwegian best-selling novelist and screenwriter Erlend Loe for the big screen. The €2.2m budget...  

08/03/2006 | Production | Norway

Moland’s new film makes revolutionary start

High School Teacher Pedersen, the highly anticipated new film from one of Norway’s top directors, Hans Petter Moland, took the Norwegian box office by storm last weekend. Released on 35 screens by...  

28/02/2006 | Distribution | Norway

2005 figures down by 5%

According to Norwegian trade publication Film&Kino, admissions in Norway decreased by 5% from 11,9 million in 2004 to 11,3 million last year. The market share for Norwegian films remained stable...  

11/01/2006 | Box Office | Norway

Ane Dahl Torp and Eva Röse 2006 candidates

The Norwegian Film Institute and Swedish Film Institute have announced the names of their 2006 Shooting Stars which will attend the upcoming Berlin Film Festival as part of the Shooting Star event...  

15/12/2005 | Shooting Stars | Norway/Sweden

Peter Næss teams with Tsatsiki writer

Norwegian filmmaker Peter Næss famous for his ‘Elling’ films, is going to direct Hoppet (Hope), a new children film based on a book by Swedish writer Moni Nilsson-Brännström, behind the successful...  

05/12/2005 | Production | Norway

AFI top award for Oscars nominee

AFI top award for Oscars nominee

Kissed By Winter, the feature film debut of Sara Johnsen and Norwegian’s official entry for the foreign language Oscar race, was voted Best Film at this year’s American Film Institute (AFI) Film...  

15/11/2005 | Awards | Norway

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