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Last night the Swedish/Danish/German co-production “The Nile Hilton Incident” won THE WORLD CINEMA GRAND JURY PRIZE: DRAMATIC at the American Sundance Film Festival for independent productions. Congratulations to the director Tarik Saleh, the production companies Atmo Film and Final Cut for Real and the rest of the team behind this…

Copenhagen Film Fund secures together with The Danish Film Institute Danish expertise and labour on the Norwegian director Joachim Trier’s new feature film “Thelma”. By agreement with the film’s Danish co-producer Snowglobe Film the Fund invests 105.000 euro based on a Danish spend budget on 753.000 euro. The film is…

Matt Dillon and Bruno Ganz will be headlining Lars von Trier’s next feature film “The House That Jack Built”, which will be shot partly in the Danish Capital Region. Lars von Trier reveals the first cast for his upcoming feature “The House That Jack Built”, with the leading role as…

Tonight the Norwegian-Danish co-production “The King’s Choice” has its gala premiere in Oslo, where the film’s main actor Jesper Christiansen, the director Erik Poppe and the rest of the cast and crew will attend the official screening together with additional 1400 people Oslo Concert hall can hold. Besides the gala…

Saturday night the Mexican director Amat Escalante won the Silver Lion for his new film “The Untamed” (original title: La Región Salvaje) at Venice Film Festival. The fund is proud to have contributed to the making of this thrilling piece of combined fantasy and social realism. “The Untamed” is a…

The oldest film festival in the world, Venice Film Festival, has just launched its 73th edition. As the only film in the festival’s prestigious main competition with a Danish influence, Amat Escalantes film “La Región Salvaje” is among the selected competitors. Last year Copenhagen Film Fund invested 100.700 euro in…

Copenhagen TV Festival and Copenhagen Film Fund are hosts, when four of American television drama’s absolute heavyweights visit Denmark during the upcoming Copenhagen TV Festival 17th-19th of August. These include Daniel Zelman (one of the creators of the TV-series Bloodline), Sarah Treem (head writer and creator of the TV-series The…

During the last four months “The Danish Girl” has lured 181,453 Danes into cinemas and been nominated for more than 50 international prizes. Eventhough the film no longer is on display at Danish cinemas and international film award nominations has subsided, effects of the film is still noticable. Especially the…

Not since “Dancer in the Dark” from 2000, has Lars von Trier shot an international film in Denmark. One of the reasons has been the lack of local financing. With the establishment of Copenhagen Film Fund however, it appears that the financial incentive to stay in Copenhagen finally is large…