Nordic Video News Review: 1st October 2018

Deal Brings Norwegian Drama Strike To An End
Strike action in the Norwegian TV drama industry was brought to an end on Monday after the Norwegian Film Association (NFF) and Virke Producers Association came to an agreement over pay and conditions, meaning that filming and post production can resume with immediate effect.

Lars Mikkelsen Nominated For Emmy Award
Lars Mikkelsen has been nominated for Best Actor at the 2018 International Emmy Awards in recognition of his role in Ride Upon the Storm (Herrens Veje), for which he won Best Actor in a TV drama at this year’s Robert Awards.

Swedish Oscar Contender Border Wins LA Film Fest
Ali Abbasi’s supernatural love story Border (Gräns) has won the LA Film Festival World Fiction Competition, which showcases unique fiction films from around the world by emerging and established filmmakers.

Pia Tjelta Wins The Silver Shell At San Sebastian
On Saturday, Pia Tjelta was presented with the Silver Shell for Best Actress at the prestigious San Sebastian Film Festival in recognition of her role in Blind Spot (Blindsone), the debut feature by Tuva Novotny.