• Germany and Finland team up to solve crime in the Finnish Lapland

    It seems international co-productions set in the far north will become the new trend in ‘Nordic Noir’, with the French/Swedish Midnight Sun finding huge success around the world and now the Finnish/German Arctic Circle in the works.  Arctic Circle follows Finnish police officer Nina Kautsalo who investigates a serial murder case with Thomas Lorenz, a German virologist working in

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  • Norwegian kids show picked up by German distributor

    The Norwegian drama series ZombieLars has been picked up by German distributor Global Screen ahead of MipTV. ZombieLars airs on the children’s channel NRK Super and follows a young boy who is half-zombie. Focusing on themes of tolerance and acceptance, it follows the adventures of the half-undead eleven-year-old boy who finds out that he lives next

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  • New WWI drama coming from Denmark

    A new World War I drama called In Love and War, directed by Kasper Torsting (pictured), is being produced by Fridthjof Film. The film tells the story of Danish soldier Esben who comes back home to his wife Kristine and son after two years on the battlefield. His son doesn’t remember him and Gebhardt, a German officer,

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  • ‘Sami Blood’ sells in Berlin

    The Dragon Award-winning Swedish film Sami Blood has been sold by LevelK at the Berlin Film Festival. The film, which is currently screening in the NATIVe section, has been acquired by Switzerland (Xenix), Poland (ITINeovision/Ale Kino+), Australia/New Zealand (Palace Films) and Russia (Maywin). Sami Blood had its premiere at the Venice Film Festival where it won

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