• Two new English-language Finnish series in production

    Three companies have signed up to support two new English-language Finnish television series, nordicfilmandtvnews.com reports. The trifector of television support includes the Nordic streaming service Viaplay, the Icelandic production company Sagafilm and the Finnish investor IPR.VC. Together they are on board for Cold Courage and S.O.S (Sands of Sarasvati). The two series have quite a lot in common; namely

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  • Second season of ‘Trapped’ underway

    The second season of Trapped (Ófærð) has started, Iceland Monitor reports. Baltasar Kormákur, the creator of the series, will start the second season once he returns from Fiji. He is currently directing the Hollywood movie Adrift, which stars Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller as a young couple who get trapped in the eye of a hurricane while out in the water.  Trapped takes place

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  • FESTIVAL: The Seattle International Film Festival 2017

    Festival Website Denmark The Man (Mesteren) Directed by Charlotte Sieling Starring Søren Malling, Jakob Oftebro, Ane Dahl Torp, Sus Wilkins World-famous artist Simon is the king of the Danish art scene, but his confidence is shaken when long-lost son Caspar reappears and begins to eclipse his father in Charlotte Sieling’s stylish and heartfelt story of learning to look

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  • Icelandic producer Anton Máni Svansson to participate in Producers on the Move

    The Icelandic producer Anton Máni Svansson, notably known for Heartstone, has been selected to participate in this year’s Producers on the Move. Producers on the Move is an annual initiative for up-and-coming producers that is held at the Cannes Film Festival. It connects producers with potential coproduction partners, strengthening their industry networks and providing a platform for the

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  • Nordic Film Fest heading to Italy

    The sixth edition of the Nordic Film Fest will be held in Rome, Italy, from tomorrow. The main theme of the festival is journeys. The Nordic Film Fest was created with the aim of promoting the films and cultures of the Nordic countries and is organised by the four Nordic embassies present in Italy in

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  • RVK Studios to create English-language television drama on famous Icelandic case

    Baltasar Kormákur‘s (Trapped) production company RVK Studios has signed an agreement with UK producer Buccaneer Media to create an English-language television drama called The Reykjavik Confessions. The series is based on the true story of one of Iceland’s most famous murder investigations. Back in 1974, two men vanished on the outskirts of Reykjavik, ten months apart. Their

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