News from the DFI
Fenar Ahmad making adventure film Valhalla
07. sep 2018 | IN PRODUCTION. Fenar Ahmad has reeled in an iconic story from Norse mythology for his upcoming adventure film 'Valhalla,' soon to finish shooting. The director and Adam August co-wrote the script for the film
Living Up to Christmas
07. sep 2018 | INTERVIEW. An acclaimed film and stage actor, Paprika Steen now launches her third feature as director. An ensemble dramedy about Christmas and all the family drama that goes with it, 'That Time of Year'
Taking the Costumes Out of the Costume Drama
06. sep 2018 | INTERVIEW. Known for his ultra-authentic, gritty current dramas, director Michael Noer makes his first Danish period production, striving to preserve all of his usual uncompromising authenticity. 'Before the
Global Love – Migration on the Intimate Stage of Marriage
04. sep 2018 | INTERVIEW. Ten years ago, filmmakers Janus Metz and Sine Plambech made two documentaries about Thai women's marriage migration to a small Danish town. Now they have returned to the subject to explore the
Neon Heart to compete in San Sebastian’s New Directors
03. sep 2018 | WORLD PREMIERE. Laurits Flensted-Jensen's debut film 'Neon Heart' will be meeting its first audience in the New Directors competition at the San Sebastian Film Festival, opening 21 September. Copenhagen's CPH PIX
Danish films and filmmakers at Toronto 2018
03. sep 2018 | OVERVIEW. Get the full list of Danish films, co-productions and film people at the Toronto Film Festival 2018, running 6-16 September.
Denmark and France strengthening film relations
31. aug 2018 | CO-PRODUCTION. A more flexible film agreement between Denmark and France opens doors for tighter co-production ties – aiming to benefit the industries, film cultures and audiences in both countries. The Danish
Three films picked for national Oscar shortlist
27. aug 2018 | OSCARS 2019. 'A Fortunate Man' by Bille August, 'The Guilty' by Gustav Möller and 'Winter Brothers' by Hlynur Pálmason are shortlisted for the title as Denmark's Foreign Language entry. The Danish Oscar
Winter Brothers nominated for the Nordic Council Film Prize
21. aug 2018 | NOMINATION. Hlynur Pálmason's debut feature 'Winter Brothers' is one of the five nominees for the Nordic Council Film Prize 2018. The winner will be announced on 30 October.