Kung Fury Nominated For European Film Awards

Kung Fury has been given a place amongst the 15 European short films nominated for the European Film Award in Berlin on December 12th. The film has been viewed over 21 million times on YouTube and can be seen in full at the bottom of this page. During an unfortunate series of events a friend of Kung Fury is assassinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time; Adolf Hitler, a.k.a Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel

Sky Arts Gets Occupied

Sky Arts has acquired the futuristic Norwegian thriller Occupied (Okkupert) after striking a deal with Zodiak Rights. The show is co-produced by Sweden's Yellow Bird and GTV,in France, and will debut on its commissioning channels TV2 in Norway on October 4th and Arte in France in November. Sky Arts will follow in January 2016. With a budget of 90 million crowns ($10.89 million), a cast of high profile Norwegian actors, and a story based on an idea by ​​Jo Nesbø, expectations

Walter Presents A New Streaming Service

Channel 4 is to launch a new video streaming service and broadcast strand in the UK in January that showcases the best foreign-language dramas under the name WALTER PRESENTS. Viewers will be able to binge watch many shows as box sets on demand, whilst others will premiere on More 4 in a regular Friday night slot, and the highest profile shows will run on Channel 4 itself. The service, which was previously announced with the working title 4 World Drama and

Norskov Sets Record High On Demand

Norskov, created by Dunja Gry Jensen (Taxa) for SF Film Production and TV2, premiered this week to 662,000 viewers for a 33% share. An extra 85,000 people watched it on TV2 Play - a record high for TV2’s online platform. Norskov is a police drama that takes place in an industrial city in northern Denmark. The series follows policeman Tom Noack, who returns to the town he grew up in and left almost 20 years ago. Here he is quickly forced

Black Widows To Take Scandinavia By Storm

Norway’s Synnöve Macody Lund (Headhunters), Sweden’s Cecilia Forss (Simple Simon), and Denmark’s Beate Bille (Park Road) are to play a dangerous seductive trio in the new Nordic noir series Black Widows directed by Norwegian Janic Heen. Black Widows is an eight part revenge thriller produced by MTG’s TV3 and its Nordic steaming service Viaplay, and is a remake of the Finnish hit series Mustat Lesket about three girlfriends who plot to get rid of their husbands. It had record ratings on