What Will People Say Scoops Amanda Awards

At the 46th Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund on Saturday, winners of this year's Amandaprisen were revealed during a gala ceremony hosted by Henriette Steenstrup and John Brungot. Joachim Trier’s supernatural thriller Thelma received the highest number of nominations with twelve to equal last year's record-breaking The King’s Choice by Erik Poppe, who returned this year with seven nominations for his chilling real-time account of the 2011 terrorist attack in U – July 22. However, the dominant force on the night was

Nominations Are Revealed For Kristallen 2018

The nominees have been revealed for Kristallen 2018, which rewards innovative thinking, originality and craftmanship in Swedish television, to be presented at the Cirkus Arena in Stockholm on 31st August during a gala ceremony hosted by Gina Dirawi. Gina Dirawi said: "Quality and the ability to move with the times is a survival issue for the television industry, whether it be entertainment or news. Everyone must up their game, dare to break standards, cross lines we dare not cross and dare

Skam Actress Awarded Bridge Building Prize

On Sunday night, Skam actress Iman Meskini was presented with the Brobyggerprisen by Prime Minister Erna Solberg on behalf of the 14th August Committee for contributing to "building a bridge of insight and understanding" between cultures and communities. The 14th August Committee was established in 2003 to celebrate Pakistan's national day in Norway and works towards building bridges between the Norwegian and Pakistani communities by fostering dialogue through increased knowledge of each other's cultures and values. The Brobyggerprisen recognises those who

Joachim Trier’s Thelma Tops Amanda Nominations

On Wednesday, the nominees were revealed for the 2018 Amanda Awards, which celebrates the achievements of Norwegian cinema. The winners will be announced during the 46th Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund on Saturday 18th August in a ceremony hosted by Henriette Steenstrup and John Brungot. Joachim Trier’s supernatural thriller Thelma received the highest number of nominations with twelve to equal last year's record-breaking The King’s Choice by Erik Poppe, who returned this year with seven nominations for his chilling real-time account

Johannes Lassen Wins Best Actor Nymphe D’Or

On Tuesday, the 58th Festival de Télévision in Monte-Carlo awarded the Nymphe d’Or for Best Actor to Johannes Lassen for his role in Danish hostage drama Below The Surface (Gidseltagningen), against stiff competition from Ioan Gruffudd (Liar), Billy Campbell (Cardinal) and Charles Berling (The Frozen Dead). In Below The Surface, when fifteen people are taken hostage in a subway train, a terror taskforce led by Philip Norgaard (Johannes Lassen) and Louise Falk (Sara Hjort Ditlevsen) is dispatched to rescue them. Meanwhile, reporter