CO-PRODUCTIONS. The Danish Film Institute can support 5-9 minor co-productions in feature films per year. Read how to apply for funding and find terms, application deadlines and contact information.
Funding for danish films
The Danish Film Institute (DFI) supports the production of 20-25 feature films and 25-30 documentary and short films a year. Funds are awarded through three different schemes: the Film Commissioner Scheme, the Market Scheme and the New Danish Screen talent development scheme.
News from the DFI
As in Heaven selected for Toronto
28. jul 2021 | FESTIVAL. Tea Lindeburg's feature film debut 'As in Heaven' will have its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, where it is selected for the 'Discovery' programme. Only nine days ago the film was also
Cannes with strong Nordic collaborations
03. jul 2021 | CANNES 2021. Danish production company Snowglobe is prominently represented in Cannes as co-producers of Joachim Trier's 'The Worst Person in the World' and Eskil Vogt's 'The Innocents', both in the Official
Danish short films in Cannes
03. jul 2021 | CANNES 2021. Discover the three short films selected for this year's line-up: 'In the Soil' by Casper Rudolf Emil Kjeldsen, 'Free Men' by Óskar Kristinn Vignisson and 'Inherent' by Nicolai G.H. Johansen.
Lone Scherfig returns home with hospital series 'The Shift'
23. jun 2021 | PUBLIC SERVICE. Lone Scherfig has begun principal photography on her first Danish-language project in 14 years. The eight-part TV series 'The Shift' follows the everyday life at a super hospital in Copenhagen,
Facts & Figures 2021 with data on Danish film
02. jun 2021 | PUBLICATION. 25 feature films received production support in 2020, 20 feature films were released in the cinemas and half of these landed on the local top 20, with a market share finishing at 50.2%. Find these
Cecilie McNair to debut with psychological drama
02. jun 2021 | IN PRODUCTION. Cecilie McNair has begun principal photography on her feature film debut 'Baby Pyramid', a psychological drama about a fertility doctor unable to have a child. The film is expected to premiere in
'From the Wild Sea' returns to the Berlinale in doc competition
27. may 2021 | BERLIN 2021. Robin Petré's 'From the Wild Sea' is yet again headed to the Berlin Film Festival, which takes place in a physical edition this June following the virtual screenings in March. The film is selected
Kasper Dissing: "I want to make films that spark debate"
12. may 2021 | INTERVIEW. 'Another Round’ producer Kasper Dissing has an ambition to make films that challenge audiences’ opinions and trigger discussion. At next week’s Producers on the Move, he’s bringing two projects that
Positive gender equality trends in Danish film
12. may 2021 | GENDER. There are more women than ever before both in front of and behind the camera, according to the Danish Film Institute’s recently published annual report on gender in Danish film.
World premieres at Tribeca Film Festival
12. may 2021 | FESTIVAL. 'Wild Men' by Thomas Daneskov Mikkelsen is selected for the international feature competition at Tribeca in June. The festival will also be world premiering Andreas Koefoed's documentary 'The Lost