Nordisk Panorama News

June 2015

Catch the Early Bird & Get a Discounted Accreditation to Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival

Now is the time to register for the 26th edition of Nordisk Panorama, 18-23 September 2015 in Malmö, Sweden. Register here before 15 August to get the early bird discount and join the prominent community of Nordic and international short and documentary representatives attending the festival. The early bird fee is 795 DKK (107 €). The fee for students is 575 DKK (77 €).

Nordisk Panorama gathers the Nordic short and documentary community for a 6-day feast comprising quality films, seminars, workshops, great parties and not least the industry events Nordisk Panorama Market and Nordisk Panorama Forum for Co-financing of Documentaries.

The selection of films for this year’s Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival is taking place as we speak and will be announced later this summer. Stay tuned to see which films will be selected.

You can still submit your films completed in 2015 to Nordisk Panorama Market, where buyers, distributors, sales agents and programmers screen films all day long during the festival. Your film will then also be available at our online streaming service Nordisk Panorama Market Online. Deadline for submission of films completed in 2015 to the market is 1 August. Click here for regulations and online submission.

To get all festival news first, like Nordisk Panorama on Facebook and join the Facebook group Nordisk Panorama – for film professionals.

93 Projects Submitted for Nordisk Panorama Forum

For the 22nd edition of Nordisk Panorama Forum for Co-financing of Documentaries we have received no less than 93 eligible projects.

The projects have been submitted by producers from the Nordic and Baltic countries: 21 from Denmark, 3 from Estonia, 12 from Finland, 8 from Iceland, 24 from Norway, 20 from Sweden and finally 5 projects from this year’s specially invited Italian delegation. 86 applied to pitch whereas 76 applied as observer+, giving access to individual meetings with decision-makers.

The selection process is now in progress and the selected projects will be notified mid July.

If you want to participate in Nordisk Panorama Forum, don’t forget to sign up for the forum accreditation by the deadline 1 August. Seats are limited, so don’t be late. The 22nd Nordisk Panorama Forum takes place in Malmö, Sweden, 20-22 September during Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival.

NP Hackathon goes Virtual Reality

Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival teams up with BoostHbg and Copenhagen Game Collective to give you a Hackathon focusing on VR.

This year 30 participants will get the chance to prototype VR experiences and explore the future of storytelling at the creative makers space Stpln in Malmö, 19-21 September.

Participate in Nordisk Panorama Hackathon and experience a fun weekend of creative exploration in a diverse group of developers, designers, filmmakers, journalists and artists. Apply before 1 August using this form.

Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival Arrange Pre Events in Malmö, Sweden

Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival welcomes the local festival audience to outdoor screenings in collaboration with Folkets Bio Malmö at Sommarscen. Sommarscen is an annual outdoor festival of performing arts with more than 200 performances over two months organized by the City of Malmö.

The two Nordic documentaries Sounds of Exile by Swedish director Carl Moberg and last years winner of the Audience Award The Optimists by Norwegian director Gunhild Westhagen Magnor will be screened. Read more about the outdoor screenings (in Swedish) here.

Iceland in Focus

This year’s Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival in Malmö 18-23 September has a special Icelandic Focus, and our team of programmers are putting together an Icelandic film programme as well as seminars and parties with an Icelandic touch.

In the years to come the festival will pay tribute to one of our Nordic partner countries since the festival no longer travels from city to city. At next year’s Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival Norway will be in the spotlight.

Intern to Nordisk Panorama Forum

Do you want to learn from the best in pitching, matchmaking and financing of documentaries? Do you want to be part of the top professional team behind the best Nordic pitching forum for docs?

Then you could be just the intern we are looking for to join us for the preparations of the keystone event Nordisk Panorama Forum for Co-financing of Documentaries in September.

Join us from late July/early August, apply by 5 July! Read more here.

Register as a Volunteer & Be a Part of the Action

at Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival

Get involved, meet new people, and discover the latest in Nordic short and documentary film: join the Nordisk Panorama festival team as a volunteer.

Each year volunteers make the festival a remarkable experience for all our guests and audience. Do you want to be part of Nordisk Panorama’s stellar team and help out during five intense days in September? Register here.

Nordic Focus at DOK Leipzig

This year DOK Leipzig especially encourages producers from the Nordic Countries to submit projects to the 11th International DOK Leipzig Co-Production Meeting. DOK Leipzig is encouraging encounters between the German and Nordic industries and will priority reserve places in the official selection for Nordic projects in development.

There will also be case studies on successful international co-productions from the region, as well as many high-quality and exclusive networking opportunities with the international non-fiction industry. DOK Leipzig will also host a select group of producers without projects looking for projects for their slate.

For more information please contact Brigid O’Shea:

Names in the News

Who’s where now. Here are some of the headlines about names in the news:

Nordic Award Winners of 2015

Nordic short films and documentaries take home awards all over the world. Check out the Nordic short and doc award winners of 2015 here. If your film receives an award this year, please let us know.

Dates & Deadlines Coming Up

Don’t be late! Find upcoming international deadlines for shorts & docs festivals, workshops, funding opportunities and much more here!