• SF Studios announces new Head of Film Production

    Swedish production company SF Studios has announced that Annika Sucksdorff will be the new head of film production in Sweden. Sucksdorff is the previous CEO of Helsinki Filmi and has produced titles including Tom of Finland, The Mine and Heart of a Lion. SF Studios says that hiring Sucksdorff marks a key step in the company’s expansion and focus

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  • Transilvania Film Festival rewards Icelandic cinema

    The Transilvania International Film Festival wrapped up over the weekend, with Icelandic films winning two awards. Writer/director Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson won the Best Directing Award for Heartstone, which is his debut feature. The film also received the festival’s Audience Award. Gudmundsson was in attendance at the festival. This marks over thirty international film awards that Heartstone

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  • Danish director Hella Joof announces new film

    Danish actress-turned-director Hella Joof has announced she is about to start shooting her new film, titled Happy Ending. Happy Ending is about the older generation and will explore the love between them and their sexuality. In the film, Helle is looking forward to her workaholic husband finally retiring so they can enjoy their lives and each

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  • Ruben Östlund planning new film

    Not long after winning the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Ruben Östlund has announced he is planning a new film. Titled Triangle of Sadness, the project will be a satire set against the backdrop of the fashion world. The term refers to one used by plastic surgeons to fix wrinkles between the eyes with Botox

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  • André Øvredal returns to Norway to shoot new film

    Norwegian director André Øvredal is preparing his new film in Norway, Cineuropa reports. Øvredal has been working in Hollywood on the English-language mystery-horror The Autopsy of Jane Doe and has been connected to numerous other projects. Now, he will shoot Mortal in the Hardanger region of Western Norway. The film will be about Norwegian-American Eric, who has been hiding

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