International Co-productions

Hovedrollen i 'Unge Astrid' som Astrid Lindgren spilles af Alba August.

How to Co-produce with Denmark

What kind of funding is available in Denmark for co-productions, what are the requirements for applying? Here are a few straight answers.


Hitting the mark internationally


COLLABORATION. Danish producers are increasingly aiming to find original projects when looking for international partners, says Noemi Ferrer Schwenk, international producer at the Danish Film Institute. As the success of 'The Square,' 'Thelma' and the two other Nordic Oscar candidates shows, they are hitting the mark.


Co-producing with the Nordic Region

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden have a strong tradition for co-producing. Read on for guidelines.


Danes in co-productions

Danes in co-productions

07.02.18BERLIN 2018. Danish filmmakers are working with their peers from Sweden, Canada and the US on three international co-productions premiering at the Berlin Film Festival. Get the full picture below.F...
From Below Ground to the Heavenly Spheres

From Below Ground to the Heavenly Spheres

06.02.18BERLIN. Jeremie Becquer's 'Vermine' wants us to reflect on the theme of discrimination, while Réka Bucsi's 'Solar Walk' journeys through the solar system. The two short films, in competition at Ber...
Bodies Cannot Be Isolated

Bodies Cannot Be Isolated

06.02.18INTERVIEW. 'Strange Meetings' is a video installation showing footage and documents from a former STD facility in South Korea, where local sex workers were forcibly isolated in the 1970s. The build...
Making the Familiar Surprising

Making the Familiar Surprising

06.02.18INTERVIEW. How do you adapt a popular children’s book for the big screen? With 'The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear,' animation director Philip Einstein Lipski, who co-directed with Jørgen Lerda...
Winter Brothers Wins Best Film at Robert Awards

Winter Brothers Wins Best Film at Robert Awards

05.02.18AWARDS. Hlynur Pálmason's debut feature 'Winter Brothers' took home nine statuettes at the Danish Robert Awards celebrating the best of 2017 in Danish film and television. Also among the evening's...



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