NEW NORDIC FILMS | 22 – 25 August 2023

New Nordic Films is an annual film market, Nordic co-production and finance market which takes place at the long-running Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund.

Since starting in 1995, New Nordic Films has expanded, now serving as a key meeting place for everyone with a professional interest in Nordic feature films.

Smedasundet by night. Photo: Haakon Nordvik

Smedasundet by night. Photo: Haakon Nordvik

At New Nordic Films you can find:

  •  A meeting place for those with a professional interest of Nordic feature films
  • International and Nordic networking events
  • Screenings of brand-new Nordic features films ready for release
  • Exclusive work-in-progress presentations of upcoming Nordic films
  • An International Co-Production and Finance Market 
  • Producers and directors presenting their latest projects, productions and works in progress
  • Film screenings at the Edda Cinema Centre, in all of its five industry-standard theatres, led by the magnificent 560-seat Edda 1, which is equipped for digital 2K screenings
  • Timely and engaging seminars geared towards the international film industry
  • Pleasant and intimate locations for private meetings
  • Dinner parties, boat trips, happy hours and other social events

Who attends?

At New Nordic Films you'll find international and Nordic distributors, TV buyers, festival programmers, international sales agents, producers, directors and film organisations.

The projects selected for New Nordic Films represent a variety of genres and are chosen for their artistic quality and international potential. All our participating film projects aim for a wide-ranging Nordic and International market.

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Seminar at Bedehuset. Photo: Grethe Nygaard.