Borderline Receives World Premiere At La Rochelle

Eight-part Norwegian crime thriller Borderline (Grenseland), starring Tobias Santelmann (Kon-Tiki) and Ellen Dorrit Petersen (Acquitted), will receive its world premiere at the Festival de la Fiction TV in La Rochelle (September 13-17) where it will compete for Best European Drama. Borderline follows police officer Nikolai Andreassen (Tobias Santelmann), who is asked to investigate a suicide in his home town. He soon realises that this is a murder not a suicide, and is faced with a dilemma that, against his better judgement,

Skam Honoured By LGBT Denmark At Pride Festival

Norwegian drama Skam (Shame) has been honoured with the Salmon Award by LGBT Denmark, which is presented to people or organisations that have gone against the tide. Former winners include former Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Morten Kjærum, and Nina Stork. Writer and director of Skam, Julie Andem, and actor Carl Martin Eggesbø who plays Eskild, received the award on the main stage at Rådhuspladsen on Saturday as part of the Copenhagen Pride Festival. Their appearance was accompanied by a video message

The Nominees Are Revealed For Kristallen Gala 2017

The nominees have been announced for this year's Kristallen Gala, which serves to reward innovative thinking, originality and craftmanship in Swedish television. The awards ceremony will take place in Stockholm on 1st September 2017, and it will be hosted by journalist Kattis Ahlström. Nineteen statues will be handed out during the ceremony, of which thirteen will be decided by a jury, four by the audience, and Kristallen will award a Honorary Prize and the new Special Award. However, there are just

Aqua’s Lene Nystrøm Stars In New Series Of Klovn

TV2 Danmark has announced that lead singer of Aqua, Lene Nystrøm, will star alongside Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen in the new ten-part series of Klovn (Klown) which started filming on Monday in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen. For six series and two films, Casper Christensen's wife has been played by Iben Hjejle (Dicte), but as the franchise returns to the small screen after an extended hiatus, the couple are now divorced and Lene Nystrøm will play Casper's new spouse. Lene Nystrøm told TV2: "I'm

Skam Awarded Peer Gynt Prize By Prime Minister

Hit Norwegian youth drama Skam (Shame), which follows the everyday lives of a group of High School students in Oslo, has been awarded the Peer Gynt Prize for exercising social responsibility and showing Norway in a positive light abroad. The prize, which is voted for by politicians at The Storting, was presented to series writer Julie Andem and producer Marianne Furevold-Bolandby by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the Peer Gynt Festival in Gudbrandsdalen yesterday. Head of the Peer Gynt Foundation, Rune Støstad,