Nominees Revealed For 71st Bodil Movie Awards

The Danish Film Critics Association has announced its nominees for the 71st Bodil Awards (Bodilprisen). Leading the field with five nominations is Fenar Ahmad's Darkland (Underverden), about a heart surgeon who becomes a masked avenger and takes on Copenhagen's criminal underworld after his brother's death. While We Live (Mens vi lever), in which the fate of its protahonists are intertwined through a tragic accident, is close behind with four nominations, while Pound For Pound (Den bedste mand) and Winter Brothers (Vinterbrødre) complete

Nordic Drama Writers Prize Line-Up For Göteborg

Five Nordic dramas have been selected to compete for the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize and SEK 200,000, in recognition of outstanding writing, which will be presented at the Göteborg Film Festival. One drama series each from Denmark (Ride Upon The Storm), Finland (Deadwind), Iceland (Stella Blómkvist), Norway (Borderliner) and Sweden (The Lawyer), have been nominated for the award, which goes to the main writer(s) of the series. The first two episodes of each nominated series will be shown to audiences

Lars von Trier Awarded Denmark’s Sonning Prize

Danish director and screenwriter Lars von Trier (Nymphomaniac) has been awarded The Sonning Prize (Sonningprisen) and one million kroner by the University of Copenhagen for his outstanding contribution to European culture. Chairman of the Academy Council, Milena Bonifacini, said: "As a filmmaker, Lars von Trier has managed to give different genres his very own interpretation. In that sense, he is a ground-breaking and avantgarde artist who positions himself confidently and self-consciously in a place far removed from the ever more commercialised

Alexander Skarsgård Wins At 75th Golden Globes

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series was awarded to Alexander Skarsgård at the 75th Golden Globes on Sunday for his role in Big Little Lies, which follows three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder. Skarsgård beat stiff competition from fellow nominees David Harbour (Stranger Things), Alfred Molina (Feud), Christian Slater (Mr. Robot), and David Thewlis (Fargo) to take the prize, continuing a successful awards season which has already presented him with an

Nominations Revealed For 2018 Guldbagge Awards

At a press conference at the Elite Hotel Carolina Tower in Stockholm on Thursday, the nominations were revealed for the 2018 Guldbaggegalan. Borg McEnroe, which tells the story of Björn Borg and John McEnroe in the build up to their legendary duel at Wimbledon in 1980, leads the field with ten nominations. In addition to Best Film and Best Director, the film has also honoured Sverrir Gudnason and Shia LaBeouf with acting nods for their titular roles. The Nile Hilton Incident, directed