Doc Forward Projects 2021

DOC FORWARD is a project-driven co-production workshop for emerging Nordic documentary producers and directors, with a focus on nationally established and new talent directors with ambitions to go international in partnership with both new and more established producers. Read more about Doc Forward here.

The second part of the workshop with project pitches and meetings with commissioners will take place in Oslo 6-8 December 2021.

Funded by:


Becoming Ema

Director: Patricia Drati
Producer: Sidsel Lønvig Siersted
Production Company: Good Company Pictures

Better I Go Suffer

Director: Patricia Bbaale Bandak
Producer: Victor Cunha
Production Company: Monolit Film


Finnish Bears

Director: Otso Alanko
Producer: Juho Harjula
Production Company: Kameron

The Cello

Director: Kira Jääskeläinen
Producer: Oona Saari
Production Company: Illume Ltd

White Desert

Directors: Jenni Kivistö and Jussi Rastas
Producer: Jussi Rastas
Production Company: Väki Films


FOMO: Fear of Missing Out

Director: Ibrahim Mursal
Producer: Bår Tyrmi
Production Company: Hacienda Film AS


Director: Nora Nivedita Tvedt
Producer: Lillian Løvseth
Production Company: Smallville Films


Director: Rebekka Nystabakk
Producer: Benedikte Bredesen
Production Company: f(x) productions AS


Ástin Mín

Director: Særún Hrafnkelsdóttir Norén
Producer: Johan Seth
Production Company: Overcoat AB

Football Girls

Director: Zara Arrehed
Producer: Anna J Ljungmark
Production Company: House of Real

Laws of the Wild

Directors: Sally Jacobson and Tuva Björk
Producer: Tobias Janson
Production Company: Story AB

Our Love

Directors: Lia Hietala & Hannah Reinikainen
Producer: Melissa Lindgren
Production Company: Story AB