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The beautifully animated French/Danish co-production “Long Way North” has finally had its world premiere. The film opened in French cinemas on January 27th and so far 160,000 people have seen it. It is the talented people from French Sacrebleu Production, Maybe Movies and Danish Nørlum, which is behind the animated…

Big congrats to Alicia Vikander who during this year’s Academy Awards Sunday night was awarded an Oscar for her supporting role as Gerda Wegener in “The Danish Girl”. It is a great pleasure to see, how the fund’s biggest production so far has gotten so much acknowledgement. Abroad as well…

“The Danish Girl”, “Wallander”, “The Bridge III”. Over the past three years, Copenhagen Film Fund investment has brought an impressive array of international productions to Zealand, and with them growth and job creation. Now another great opportunity is on the horizon. “Backstabbing for Beginners” is the new thriller from Danish…

During this year’s Berlinale Copenhagen Film Fund together with Film In Scane unveiled a fundamental restructuring of the two film funds’ film commission. Oresund Film Commission has been the film funds’ joint regional commission for 13 years, but earlier this week it was announced that the commission is shutting down….

The Danish gala premiere of the highly anticipated blockbuster “The Danish Girl” is just around the corner. On February 2nd Imperial Theatre in downtown Copenhagen will welcome the film’s creative trio Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander and director Tom Hooper. Both the stars attendance at the premiere and the fact that…

Today, the US blockbuster “The Danish Girl” finally have its theatrical release in the US, followed by, among others, the English premiere on January 1st ’16 and the Danish 4th of February ’16. “The Danish Girl” is an unusual love story from the 1920s, inspired by the Danish artist couple…

Second season of the first European, multi-language crime series “The Team” is now one step closer to realization. Out of Creative Europe’s support pool of 52 million DKK, Nordisk Film Production just received stunning 7.5 million DKK to create a new season of the series. “The Team” is a co-production…

An investment from Copenhagen Film Fund brought a German film crew and cast to Bornholm in September to film the new German film “A Minute’s Silence” (original title: “Schweigeminute”). The film crew spent 15 days on Bornholm, where the island’s beautiful nature settings brings the story of an 18-year-old high…

The Danish Museum of Modern Art, “Arken”, has just opened the largest exhibition ever of Danish Gerda Wegener paintings to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s right to wote in Denmark. The exhibition has already received five star reviews in the Danish news papers Berlingske and Jyllands Posten. Through her…

The Danish-Finnish short film “Listen” has already been screened at more than 100 festivals around the world, won 20 awards and is now nominated for an European Film Academy Award. The film is one of four short films, which came out of the Fund’s investment in the international collaboration-project “Nordic…