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Upcoming co-productions with Lars von Trier, Joachim Trier and Björn Runge

By |2016-11-09T15:36:42+00:00November 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Eili Harboe and Kaya Wilkins are just some of the actors in three features by Björn Runge, Lars von Trier and Joachim Trier, all co-produced by Film i Väst. Joachim Trier’s Thelma is right now shot in Studio Fares in Trollhättan and next spring Lars von Trier [...]

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A MAN CALLED OVE doubled Oscar nominated

By |2017-02-08T13:52:00+00:00November 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Film i Väst co-produced A Man Called Ove by Hannes Holm has received Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Makeup and Hairstyling. The film is thus a strong contender at the Academy Awards Ceremony on 26 February.  In december it won European Comedy at European Film Awards Love Larson and Eva von [...]

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Mikael Fellenius new CEO at Film i Väst

By |2016-11-09T13:13:00+00:00November 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Göteborg Film Festival's former leader, Mikael Fellenius will become the new CEO of Film i Väst on January 1st next year. He succeeds Tomas Eskilsson who in turn assumes a new role as Head of Strategy of the film fund, as previously announced. Now it is announced that Mikael Fellenius will succeed Tomas Eskilsson as [...]

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Film i Väst’s co-productions wins Un Certain Regard and Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes

By |2017-09-22T13:51:51+00:00May 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The Finnish film The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki by Juho Kuosmanen has won the Un Certain Regard Award and the Afghan director Shahrbanoo Sadat has won the Directors Fortnight Art Cinema Award for her debut feature Wolf and Sheep at the Cannes Film Festival. Both are co-produced by Film i Väst. The Happiest Day in [...]

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Congratulations for the Silver Bears at the Berlinale!

By |2016-02-22T13:10:50+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Film Väst is very happy to congratulate Trine Dyrholm and Tomasz Wasilewski, who last Saturday each received a Silver Bear at the Berlinale: Trine Dyrholm for Best Actress for her perfomance in Thomas Vinterberg's THE COMMUNE, Tomasz Wasilewski for Best Script in his UNITED STATE OF LOVE.  In The Commune, Trine Dyrholm plays Anne, who along with her husband Erik (Ulrich Thomsen) and their daughter Freja, [...]

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Film i Väst – a part of the Västra Götaland Region

By |2017-02-08T13:00:22+00:00February 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Film i Väst is a regional film fund located on the Swedish west coast in Västra Götaland. Its main headquarters are situated 70 km from Gothenburg in Trollhättan, the country’s leading film city, affectionally referred to by locals as Trollywood. Since its inception, Film i Väst has co-produced more than 1 000 feature films, TV [...]

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What are we looking for?

By |2017-02-08T13:04:26+00:00February 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Film i Väst seeks projects that can compete in the most prestigious film festivals and/or be seen by a large international audience. Film i Väst accepts applications for feature film co-productions throughout the year. All co-productions are required to bring elements of production or post-production to Västra Götaland, work with a Swedish production partner, and [...]

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Facilities, locations, Studio Fares

By |2017-02-08T13:08:27+00:00February 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Facilities & locations West Sweden has been used in both feature films and TV series to portray different locations from aorund in the world, as well as its owh vibrant big cities, sleepy small towns and former fishing villages. Production service Film i Väst’s website www.filmservice.se is a resource for all film and TV productions, [...]

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We make it happen!

By |2017-02-08T13:15:39+00:00February 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Film i Väst is one of Europe’s most successful co-producers and Scandinavia’s preeminent regional film fund. Millions of cinema tickets are sold annually to Film i Väst co-productions around the globe. Over the years, Film i Väst co-productions have also been richly rewarded with nominations and prizes at the world’s most prestigious events, including festivals [...]

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A short selection of co-productions 1998-2017

By |2017-02-08T13:32:40+00:00February 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

A Man Called Ove by Hannes Holm. Nominated Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Makeup and Hairstyling 2017. Won European Comedy European Film Awards 2016. The Nile Hilton Incident by Tarik Saleh. Won Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema Competition, Sundance 2017. The Commune by Thomas Vinterberg. Starring Trine Dyrholm. Won Silver [...]

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