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Thomas Vinterberg shoots DRUK in Västra Götaland

By |2019-06-19T09:23:23+00:00June 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Danish director Thomas Vinterberg is now shooting his upcoming Druk in Västra Götaland, reuniting with several key collaborators from his acclaimed 2012 drama The Hunt. This is Thomas Vinterberg’s fourth co-production with Film i Väst. He reteams with scriptwriter Tobias Lindholm as well as actors Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Lars Ranthe and Susse Wold. [...]

Six co-productions in Karlovy Vary

By |2019-06-19T09:08:22+00:00June 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Six of Film i Väst’s co-productions are selected for the film festival in Karlovy Vary. The co-productions are all post produced in west Sweden, in region Västra Götaland, with the exception of Johannes Nyholm’s Koko-di Koko-da which also was shot here. Horizons: Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die opened the film festival in Cannes. Hlynur Pálmason’s A White, White Day was shown in [...]

News from Film i Väst in Cannnes

By |2019-05-18T13:44:06+00:00May 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

At a press lunch in Cannes, Scandinavia's biggest film fund Film i Väst presented several new films, and this year’s Cannes lineup. At the event, CEO Mikael Fellenius presented three new initiatives which will keep Film i Väst at the forefront of film funds. Peter Possne, Head of Productions, presented a selection of the 29 [...]

Third co-production in Cannes for Film i Väst

By |2019-04-23T08:15:46+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Icelandic scriptwriter and director Hlynur Pálmason’s A White, White Day is one of seven feature films that have been selected for competition in the International Critics’ Week, one of the parallel sections of the Cannes Film Festival. This will be the film’s world premiere. The film is co-produced with Film i Väst, and part [...]

Film i Väst: Second co-production in Official Competition in Cannes

By |2019-04-18T10:26:47+00:00April 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

For the first time Film i Väst has two co-productions represented in Official Competiton in the Festival de Cannes: Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu’s drama The Whistlers and multiple Official Selection director Jim Jarmusch, who will open the festival with The Dead Don’t Die, May 14th. - For Film i Väst it’s the first time we [...]

Jim Jarmusch zombie comedy is to open Cannes Film Festival

By |2019-04-10T14:23:06+00:00April 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

https://youtu.be/bs5ZOcU6Bnw Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die is to open the Cannes Film Festival, 14th of May. It is produced by Animal Kingdom in cooperation with Film i Väst and Chimney. VFX on the film were made by Haymaker in Göteborg. “Film i Väst congratulates director Jim Jarmusch, whose feature The Dead Don’t Diewill compete for [...]

Film i Väst introduces Sweden’s first rebate program for film and TV

By |2019-03-11T11:03:26+00:00March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

In a major move for film and TV in Sweden, Film i Väst and Region Västra Götaland announce the launch of a pilot regarding production rebate for feature films and TV dramas. The pro-gram, which is the first of its kind in Sweden, will be administered by Film i Väst, Scandinavia’s leading film fund. – [...]

Strong line-up at the Berlinale for Film i Väst

By |2019-01-27T10:33:46+00:00January 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Film i Väst’s co-production The Kindness of Stranger by Danish director Lone Scherfig is to open the 69th Berlin International Film Festival on February 7th. Also in international competition is Hans Petter Moland’s Out Stealing Horses. - Film i Väst has a strong line-up at the Berlinale, with seven co-productions represented in three different sections. [...]

40 Guldbagge Award nominations for Film i Väst’s co-productions

By |2019-01-03T12:23:52+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Director Ali Abbasi’s Un Certain Regard winner Border was nominated to nine Swedish Guld Bagge Awards today. Pernille Fischer Christensen’s Becoming Astrid received six nominations. In total, Film i Väst’s co-productions was nominated to no less than 40 Guldbagge Awards. As proud co-producers we congratulate all nominated films and teams and we are also very [...]

Lone Scherfig’s THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS opens Berlinale

By |2018-12-10T15:25:43+00:00December 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The 69th Berlin International Film Festival will open on February 7, 2019 with the world premiere of Lone Scherfig’s newest film The Kindness of Strangers, co-produced by Film i Väst. The English-language Denmark-Canadaco-production with Sweden, France and Germany was filmed in Toronto, Copenhagen and New York. The Kindness of Strangers is a contemporary drama following a disparate ensemble [...]

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