Strong Nordic Presence At International Drama Awards

Ride Upon The Storm leads its Nordic rivals with three nominations at the C21 International Drama Awards later this month, selected from 227 of the best international television series from the past 12 months.

Held as part of the Content London conference, the C21 c are judged by nearly 100 of the world’s leading drama commissioners, and winners will be announced on 28th November during a gala ceremony at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London.

Chairman of the judges, David Jenkinson, said: “With nearly 100 commissioners and buyers voting for these awards, they really are the most considered television drama awards in the international content business. The standard has been exceptional this year and we are delighted there were so many stellar entries.”

BEST RETURNING DRAMA
Modus competes against 13 Reasons Why, Fauda, Ozark, Stranger Things and The Handmaid’s Tale.

BEST NON-ENGLISH DRAMA
Ride Upon The Storm and Home Ground compete against Babylon Berlin, Dark, Un Bore Mercher (Keeping Faith), and Sense of Tumour.

BEST RETURNING COMEDY DRAMA
Norsemen competes against Adulthood (L’âge adulte), Dear White People, Flowers, and GLOW.

BEST ACTOR
Lars Mikkelsen (Ride Upon the Storm) competes against Alex Lawther (The End of the F***ing World), Daniel Brühl (The Alienist), Hugh Grant (A Very English Scandal), Jason Bateman (Ozark), and Jeff Daniels (Godless).

BEST ACTRESS
Heida Reed (Stella Blómkvist) competes against Amy Adams (Sharp Objects), Claire Foy (The Crown), Jodie Comer (Killing Eve), Laura Linney (Ozark), and Sandra Oh (Killing Eve).

BEST CASTING
Ride Upon The Storm competes against The End of the F***ing World, GLOW, Killing Eve, King Lear, and The Crown.