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

Follow The Money Set To Receive US Premiere

Link TV has acquired the US rights to premiere seasons one and two of Follow The Money (Bedrag), which stars Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Thomas Bo Larsen in a tale of corruption and politics in the pursuit of wealth. When a body is washed ashore near a wind farm, at first it looks like an industrial accident, but the detective assigned to the case soon finds himself in conflict with executives of the energy company that own the facility. As the series

Emmy Nomination For Trafficking Documentary

DR1 documentary Menneskesmuglerne (Traffickers), by Poul-Erik Heilbuth and Georg Larsen, has been nominated for the International News and Current Affairs Emmy at the 39th News & Documentary Emmy Awards in October. In this groundbreaking piece co-produced by Germany's ZDF, human traffickers talk openly for the first time in front of cameras about their business, their motives and the challenges they face in evading the authorities. Poul-Erik Heilbuth said: "I am particularly pleased because it is such an important and controversial issue. I

Deadwind Nordic Noir To Launch On Netflix

Twelve-part Finnish crime thriller Deadwind (Karppi), directed by Rike Jokela, follows its successful run on Finland's YLE with an international launch 23rd August on Netflix. Detective Sofia Karppi (Pihla Viitala), who is trying to get over her husband’s death, discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, which triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life all over again. Struggling to be both the single mom her two grieving teenagers need and the brave detective she