Nordic Line-Up Complete For The 2016 Oscars

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony will honour the best films of 2015 on February 28th 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST. The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is presented to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States that contains primarily non-English dialogue. The Academy will formally announce a list of eligible submissions in October 2015, from which nine finalists will be shortlisted in mid-December, and the

Peter Naderman To Bring Nordic Noir To Finland

FAVEX reports that acclaimed producer Peter Nadermann (The Bridge, The Killing, Milliennium, Wallander) has signed up to co-develop the upcoming TV drama Bullets with production company Vertigo, and with it aims to bring global success to Finland. Bullets is a character-driven thriller that revolves around two strong women. One is an undercover policewoman who is sent to infiltrate a drug smuggling ring. The other is a Chechen black widow (an Islamist Chechen female suicide bomber) who seeks revenge for her family

A Monster Is Coming

Norway's NRK Drama has just announced a new crime thriller: Monster. The seven part drama is to be directed by Anne Sewitsky (Happy Happy) and Jørgen Johansson (The Bridge) will provide cinematography.. Jakob Oftebro (Kon-Tiki) plays Joel Dreyer, an investigator from Oslo who is sent up north to the region of Finnmark to work on a crime scene. He is a fish out of water in the remote community where he has to collaborate with the youthful local investigator Helle Gilbert

Midnight Sun & Rebecka Martisson Receive Funding

Midnight Sun produced by Nice Drama for SVT, and the Rebecka Martinsson series produced by Yellow Bird for TV4, have both received funding from the Nordisk Film & TV Fond. Both Swedish series are filming at the same time in Kiruna and the Norrbotten region where the snowy and icy landscape provides an ideal setting for moody crime drama. The eight part drama series Midnight Sun (Midnattssol) created by Måns Marlind and Björn Stein from an idea by Henrik Jansson-Schweizer

The Bridge To Be A Museum Exhibition In Malmö

On 27th September, the third season of the hit series The Bridge premieres on SVT, but before that an exhibition of objects, photographs and film scenes from the series can be viewed at the Science and Maritime Museum in Malmö. On 15th September the exhibition opens, entitled "Ett Malmö som inte finns", and is, in truth, more of an installation than exhibition. It will be approximately 10x7m and will take the form of a concrete bunker that one can peer into,