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Wednesday Copenhagen Film Fund – in collaboration with the American ambassador and Copenhagen TV-Festival – repeated last year’s success and hosted an open-air picnic at the ambassador Rufus Gifford’s residence in Rydhaven to mark the opening of Copenhagen TV Festival. This year the guest of honour was “Homeland”-creator Howard Gordon….

When the film festival in Venice, which is one of the world’s leading film festivals, takes place 2nd to 12th September it will be with “The Danish Girl”, which is funded by Copenhagen Film Festival, in the official selection. Thanks to funding from Copenhagen Film Fund the film was shot…

The cornerstone of one of the films, that already can be labeled as one of the most anticipated at next year’s Cannes Film Festival, was layed in Copenhagen a couple of weeks ago. It took place, when Mexican Amat Escalante, who got an international breakthrough with the award for best…

The first half of 2015 is almost done, and that means that Copenhagen Film Fund’s first period of investment is nearing it’s end. We have entered the crucial phase to secure funding for the next period that runs 2016-18. All the municipalities and investors that funded the first time around…

A new report from Copenhagen Economics shows, that investments in the production of film and tv are money well spent. Annually, each krone invested creates an added value of 3,2-5,8 kroner directly in the film industry and related businesses. These results exceed the expectations when Copenhagen Film Fund was established.

Hard work is being put in these days to put the finishing touches on the Norwegian disasterfilm ”The Wave”, which Copenhagen Film Fund has invested in. Among other thins the Copenhagen-based FX-company Ghost are finishing up the special effects, that are crucial to a disasterfilm. The result of their effort…

This 75 years ago German troops occupied Norway. The Norwegian King Haakon the 7th had to flee from Oslo with the German troops on his back, and for the first time in his 35 year reign he was forced to show his true colors. The Germans demanded that he gave…

Yesterday there was a press conference for ”The Danish Girl”, that stars Eddie Redmayne who won an Oscar for best actor in a leading role at this years Oscars. He plays Danish Einar Mogens Wegener/Lili Elbe, one of the first people in the world to successfully undergo a sexchange operation…

  The first look at the biggest disaster movie in Scandinavian film history is here. The film in question is the Norwegian “The Wave” that Copenhagen Film Fund has invested in and the Copenhagen-based VFX-firm Ghost has played a key part in bringing to life. The film is about the…