Nordisk Film & TV Fond

Norway proposes €3m film & TV fund

Norway has proposed the ‘Nordisk Stor Film Fond’, which is still in early stages of discussion and would have a €3 million (US$3.53 million) budget to support film and TV projects. Speaking yesterday in Haugesund at the conference ‘The Nordic Bridge – how to strengthen Nordic content in the digital age’, Norway’s Culture Minister Linda […]

Nordic fund invests in TV4 drama copro

Nordisk Film & TV Fond has invested NOK2 million (US$260,000) in a Swedish drama coproduction that TBI first reported on last year. Modus Operandi (aka Vik/Stubø) comes from FremantleMedia-owned Scandinavian scripted prodco Miso Films, and is based on crime novels from Anne Holt. Miso coproduces with TV4 and German prodco Nadcon. TBI first reported news […]

SBS Discovery joins Nordisk Film & TV Fund

Norway’s second-largest commercial broadcaster SBS Discovery and its flagship channel TVNorge are joining the Nordisk Film & TV Fond (Fund). SBS Discovery’s Swedish network Kanal 5 has been part of the fund, which allocates capital to Scandinavian programmes and films, since 2008. The fund has a budget of around NOK90 million (US$12.7 million) for 2015 […]

Nordic authorities sign off TV funding plan

The Nordic countries’ culture ministers and the region’s film institutes and broadcasters have jointly agreed the continuation of the Nordisk Film & TV Fond. The agreement clears the way for the fund to continue operating through to 2019. The deal, for the 2015-2019 period, means the fund will run on the same annual DKR78 million […]

Nordisk funding boss joins SVT as drama chief

Nordisk Film & TV Fond CEO Hanne Palmquist is leaving the funding organisation to join SVT. Palmquist will be commissioning editor for drama at the Swedish public broadcaster. She steps into the new role in November. The Nordisk Film & TV Fond is financially supported by a raft of Nordic TV channels and film institutes […]

ZDF picks up sales rights to latest hit Scandi drama

ZDF Enterprises has taken international rights to Death of a Pilgrim, the latest hit Scandinavian drama series. The four-episode series is a coproduction between Danish public broadcaster DR and its Norwegian and Finnish counterparts NRK and YLE. Production company Chimney Pot and the Nordisk Film & TV Fond and the Nordvision Fund were also partners […]