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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 the…

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 Affair…

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 film’s…

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…

We are happy to present Copenhagen Film Fund’s illustrated Annual Report 2015. Find information about which projects the Fund is working on, a complete portfolio of investments and what these investments have contributed to both financially and brandingwise. Tap the frontpage below and read more.  

Earlier this week the two acclaimed actors Ben Kingsley (center in photo) and Theo James visited Copenhagen to shoot the last scenes of the political thriller “Backstabbing for Beginners”. Per Fly (left in photo) has co-written the screenplay with Daniel Pyne, and also directs the film for the Danish production…

Norwegian Paradox Film just released the first teasertrailer to the historical drama The King’s Choice. The film is co-produced with Nordisk Film Production with investment from Copenhagen Film Fund and starring a fantastic Jesper Christiansen as King Haakon VII, who is forced to make one of the toughest decisions in…

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…