Finland


Nordic noir heads to China

Finnish telco Elisa enters the ring as one of the first international players looking East for its next streaming play. Manori Ravindran reports. Nordic noir is poised to make a substantial move in the under-served Chinese market via a dedicated platform launched by Finnish telco Elisa – a play that will open up co-production opportunities […]

Telia strikes deal to control TV4 owner

Nordic telecom operator Telia has struck a deal to take control of Bonnier Broadcasting, owner of Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4 and Nordic pay TV channel provider C More for SEK9.2 billion. Telia said the move was in line with the strategy adopted by the Board in 2014 to create a new Telia Company with the […]

The vast Arctic Circle: a copro set to put Finland on the drama map

It is in the icy wilderness of Finland’s Ivalo, with its endless stretches of white snow and intensely bright sun, that a group of the country’s biggest production companies have joined forces to deliver a major new drama series. Kaltrina Bylykbashi reports from the set in Lapland. Sitting in the Ravintola Huippu restaurant at the […]

Netflix snags Warner Bros content as Scandi roll out continues

Netflix has launched in Denmark today and will roll out in Norway and Finland later this week and the streaming service has secured a pan-Scandinavian programming deal with Warner Bros. for the studio’s TV series and movies in the first pay TV window, TBI has learned. The Warner Bros content previously resided with C More, […]