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Claus Ladegaard Is the Danish Film Institute’s New CEO

05.12.17The DFI Board has decided to appoint Claus Ladegaard as its new CEO starting 1 January 2018.
DenSkyldige_The Guilty_Gustav Moller

Two Danish debut features selected for Sundance

30.11.17FESTIVAL. Gustav Möller's 'The Guilty' and Isabella Eklöf's 'Holiday' are making their world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. The...

You Disappear is Denmark's Oscar entry 2018

20.09.17OSCAR 2018. Peter Schønau Fog and Zentropa's "You Disappear" is selected as Denmark's submission for the Academy Awards' Foreign-Language category.
Hitting the mark internationally

Hitting the mark internationally

01.12.17COLLABORATION. Danish producers are increasingly aiming to find original projects when looking for international partners, says Noemi Ferrer Schwenk, international producer at the Danish Film Insti...
First Film from 41Shadows

First Film from 41Shadows

30.11.17IN PRODUCTION. Thomas Borch Nielsen and Kirsten Skytte in November started filming their adaptation of Bjarne Reuter’s 'Kaptajn Bimse & Goggeletten,' the first Danish feature film production from 4...
Danish WWI drama set to shoot

Danish WWI drama set to shoot

27.11.17NEW FEATURE. Kasper Torsting is helming Fridthjof Film’s new epic drama 'War & Love,' based on a true story from World War I.Filmtilknytninger: Kasper Torsting 154429. Ronnie Fridthjof 151175. Fri...
New awards celebrating European animation

New awards celebrating European animation

27.11.17ANIMATION. European animation will have its own awards show when the European Animation Awards roll out the red carpet for the first time on 8 December. Producer Marie Bro of Dansk Tegnefilm, who i...
Two Danish talents among IDFA winners

Two Danish talents among IDFA winners

23.11.17IDFA. Simon Lereng Wilmont's 'The Distant Barking of Dogs' was honoured with the First Appearance Award at Wednesday's IDFA prize fest, while director Trine Laier's first game project 'Cosmic Top S...
Uncompromising First Features Win International Acclaim

Uncompromising First Features Win International Acclaim

20.11.17DEBUT FILMS. Big ambitions and limited budgets go hand in hand for the creative teams behind "Charmøren" and "Vinterbrødre." As they await their release in Denmark, there is no shortage of internat...

Upcoming Films

I am William / Jeg er William

Premieredate:21.12.2017William's life is anything but easy. His mother is a nut, so he is staying with uncle Nils, who lives on his wits alone. Now that Uncle Nils has racked up a sizable gambling debt and gangsters are...

En frygtelig kvinde

Premieredate:25.12.2017When Rasmus meets Marie, he is certain that he has finally met the love of his life. Soon, however, Marie shows herself to be a dominating and demanding creature, intent on cunningly taking Rasmus...

Backstabbing for Beginners / Backstabbing for Beginners

Premieredate:18.01.2018When young and idealistic Michael lands his dream job at the United Nations, he quickly finds himself at the centre of the Oil for Food programme. He learns the ropes from Pasha, a seasoned diploma...

Vitello The Movie / Vitello The Movie


Hodja / Hodja fra Pjort

Premieredate:08.02.2018Hodja is a dreamer. He wants to experience the world, but his father insists he stays home and takes over the family's tailor shop. Fortunately, Hodja meets the old rug merchant El Faza, who gives...
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