The 101-Year-Old Man Sets New Box Office Record

The 101-Year-Old Who Skipped Out On The Bill And Disappeared has broken the box office record set by its Oscar nominated predecessor, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window And Disappeared. Directed by Måns Herngren and Felix Herngren, The 101-Year-Old Man (Hundraettåringen som smet från notan och försvann) sold 74,562 tickets when it premiered on Christmas Day. This translates to 8,465,859 SEK in box office receipts and represents the biggest ever opening for a Swedish film. Following on from the

Bergman Revisited To Premiere At Göteborg 2018

2018 will mark Ingmar Bergman's 100th anniversary and, to celebrate the occasion, the Swedish Film Institute and SVT have launched the Bergman Revisited initiative. Six short films by some of Sweden's most prominent directors are to be made in the spirit of Bergman and each will be granted SEK 1 million in funding. Helena Ingelsten, Producer at SVT Short Film, says: "Everyone has their own experience of Bergman, or certainly has had at some point. With Bergman Revisited we are updating

A Man Called Ove Shortlisted For Make-Up Oscar

A Man Called Ove, which was recently shortlisted for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards, has now been shortlisted in the Make-Up & Hairstyling category. In A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove). Ove is the block’s grumpy old man who rules over his neighbourhood with an iron fist. But when pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the house opposite an unexpected friendship develops. Love Larson, who shares the honour of being shortlisted with Eva von

SVT Confirms Jordskott To Return For Second Season

SVT has announced that Jordskott, starring Moa Gammel, will return for a second season in autumn 2017, set two years after the first. The first season of Jordskott took place seven years after the disappearance of police investigator Eva Thörnblad's daughter. When a young boy goes missing from the same forest, Eva is drawn into the investigation and learns that there are dark mysterious forces involved. Series creator and writer, Henrik Bjorn. told SVT: "What has happened in the past two years?

Denmark & Sweden Send Shooting Stars To Berlin

Denmark's Esben Smed (Follow the Money) and Sweden's Karin Franz Körlof (Blue Eyes) have been selected by European Film Promotion (EFP) for Shooting Stars 2017, an annual showcase for ten young and promising European actors at the Berlin International Film Festival, which will take place February 9th-19th 2017. During the Berlin International Film Festival, the ten Shooting Stars will undertake a weekend of profile-raising workshops and events, with influential members of the International Casting Directors Network (ICDN), film and television agents