Nordisk Panorama News

February 2015

Nordisk Panorama Visits Tempo Documentary Festival

Nordisk Panorama is strongly represented at Tempo Documentary Festival in Stockholm, Sweden, 2-8 March. Festival Producer Monalisa Sundbom is there together with Forum Manager Christina Jul Gregersen who will be giving individual project consultations about Nordic and international financing to selected projects at NP Nomadic Office.

Thursday 5 March at 17:30 Nordisk Panorama invites guests at the festival to join us for a drink and get the latest updates on Nordisk Panorama at Bar Brooklyn, Debaser Strand.

To get in touch with Christina, send her an email or reach her at +45 6131 8539. To set up a meeting with Monalisa, send her an email or call her at +46 (0)708-68 99 66.

NP Town Hall & Vodka Hour at Tampere Film Festival

Nordisk Panorama will host the fifth Finnish NP Town Hall during Tampere Film Festival, Finland, 4-8 March. The NP Town Hall gathers key industry stakeholders for a Nordic forum addressing current issues in the short and documentary film industry.

The fifth NP Town Hall is hosted by Vice Chairman of the board Sami Jahnukainen and the theme for discussion is “Crowdfunding in short and documentary films”.

The NP Town Hall takes place at Werstas Auditorium Friday 6 March at 13:30 and will be followed by our infamous Nordic Vodka Hour at 16:00. Join Market Manager Jing Haase and Sami Jahnukainen for a drink at the Festival Centre.

Saturday 7 March at 10 AM you can put your film to the test and find out about it’s distribution potential at the “Who Would Buy This?” session moderated by Jing Haase at Pakkahuone.

Jing is in Tampere 5-8 March. To set up a meeting with her, send an email or contact her at +45 3132 0212.

Meet Us at The Financing Forum for Kids Content & Good Pitch Europe

Director Katrine Kiilgaard will be present at The Financing Forum for Kids Content in Malmö, Sweden, 10-12 March.

Together with Forum Manager Christina Jul Gregersen, Katrine Kiilgaard will also be present at Good Pitch Europe in Oslo, Norway 25 March to explore the field of impact campaigning for documentaries further.

Reach Christina by email or +45 6131 8539. To get in touch with Katrine, send her an email or call her at +45 2042 4529.

Get a Discount to Hot Docs with the Nordic Delegation

Thinking about going to Hot Docs in Toronto, Canada this year? Nordisk Panorama is coordinating the Nordic delegation to Hot Docs, offering delegation members access to North America’s premier documentary festival at a 30% discount incl. special benefits for delegation members.

Nordic participants can sign up for the Nordic delegation by the delegation deadline 18 March and get a discounted all access pass for only CAD 600 ex. tax (regular price CAD 875)! Read more on how to be part of the delegation here.

Hot Docs has just announced the first 17 films and 4 Nordic docs made the list. See which films made it into the selection here. The full film schedule will be available 17 March.

Nordic Delegation Discount to Sheffield Doc/Fest

Nordisk Panorama is arranging the Nordic delegation to Sheffield Doc/Fest again this year. Join the delegation to get a special rate on your access to UK’s premier documentary marketplace, festival and conference, taking place 5-10 June 2015! Reduced rate delegate pass: GBP 199 + VAT.

Read more about the delegation here. To sign up for the Nordic delegation, please send name, email and company for all participants to Forum Manager Christina Jul Gregersen by the delegation deadline 1 May.

The deadline for submissions to Sheffield Doc/Fest’s MeetMarket and the Crossover Market, open for documentary filmmakers & interactive media-makers to pitch innovative projects to the key funders and experts is 18 March 2015 @ 17:00 GMT. Read more & submit here.

Danish Doc Make the 2015 POV Lineup

The Danish documentary Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case by Andreas Johnsen has made it into the 2015 POV lineup and will be screened on U.S. public television’s longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films, the award-winning series POV, on public broadcaster PBS in the fall.

Last year three Danish docs made the cut: Dance for Me directed by Katrine Philp, The Act of Killing directed by Joshua Oppenheimer (Nordisk Panorama 2013 – Best Nordic Documentary) and A World Not Ours by Mahdi Fleifel (Nordisk Panorama 2013 – Best New Nordic Voice).

Previous Nordic titles screened on POV are Armadillo by Janus Metz (DK), Steam of Life by Joonas Berghäll (FI) and Tintin and I by Anders Østergaard (DK).

Names in the News

Who’s where now. Here are some of the headlines about names in the news:


Nordic Award Winners of 2015

Nordic short films and documentaries take home awards all over the world. Check out the Nordic short and doc award winners of 2015 here. If your film receives an award this year, please let us know.


Dates & Deadlines Coming Up

Don’t be late! Find upcoming international deadlines for shorts & docs festivals, workshops, funding opportunities and much more here!