New Nordic Films is an annual Film Market for Nordic films, as well as an International Co-production and Finance Market which takes place during the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund.

Established in 1995, New Nordic Films has become a key meeting place for everyone with a professional interest in Nordic feature films.

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Smedasundet by night. Photo: Haakon Nordvik

At New Nordic Films you'll find:

  • An International Co-Production and Finance Market 
  • Exclusive Work-in-Progress presentations of upcoming Nordic films
  • An efficient meeting place for film professionals with an interest in Nordic feature films, in an intimate setting
  • Networking events with International and Nordic participants
  • Screenings of soon to be released Nordic feature films 
  • Possibilities to meet with 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
  • Timely and engaging seminars geared towards the international film industry
  • Pleasant locations for private meetings
  • Dinner parties, boat trips, Nordic Happy Hours and other social events 

Who is attending New Nordic Films?

International and Nordic distributors, festival programmers, international sales agents, producers, directors and film organisations.

The film 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

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