CANNES: Film i Väst presented new co-productions in Cannes
A selection of new co-productions was presented at the Film i Väst press conference in Cannes with several well-known Swedish and international directors, producers and actors. The four feature films in this year's Cannes programme were also presented.
- We have a very exciting year ahead, with several major films shooting at Film i Väst, featuring well-known international actors like Joel Kinnaman, Léa Seydoux, Hermione Corfield, Alba August and David Dencik. I’m confident we’ll have both commercial successes and festival darlings, says Peter Possne, Head of Production at Film i Väst.
The new co-productions presented by Film i Väst:
Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman, whose 2008 Waltz with Bashir nabbed a foreign-language Oscar nom, is set to write and direct Horse Boy, an English-language feature based on Rupert Isaacson’s New York Times bestseller that will topline current Cannes jury member Léa Seydoux and Joel Kinnaman. Film i Väst is co-producing and the film will partially be shot in Region Västra Götaland, Sweden. More information>
The acclaimed actress Hermione Corfield plays the lead in Neasa Hardiman's upcoming thriller Sea Fever, which is partially screened in Region Västra Götaland. The film is produced by Fantastic Films in co-production with Film i Väst and Bright Pictures. More information>
The dramatic story of Danish photographer Daniel Rye held captive by the Islamic State terrorist organisation for over a year is now being turned into a major feature film. Toolbox Film is adapting Puk Damsgård’s highly acclaimed bestseller “Ser du månen, Daniel”. Niels Arden Oplev, the man behind such critically acclaimed films as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, We Shall Overcome, Speed Walking and numerous films and TV series in the USA, is directing. Screenwriter is Anders Thomas Jensen, who wrote Susanne Bier’s Oscar-winning In a Better World. Film i Väst is co-producing and the film will partially be shot in Region Västra Götaland, Sweden. More information>
The case of Thomas Quick is Sweden’s biggest legal scandal ever. The upcoming feature Quick is being directed by Mikael Håfström, who is now returning to Sweden to make his first Swedish film since Oscar nominated Evil. Quick stars David Dencik, Alba August and Jonas Karlsson and is produced by Helena Danielsson, Brain Academy and co-produced by Film i Väst. It will partially be shot in Region Västra Götaland, Sweden. More information>
Film i Väst also presented the four co-productions in Cannes this year; The Wild Pear Tree by Nuri Bilge Ceylan in Official Selection, The House That Jack Built by Lars von Trier in Offical Selection out of competition, Border by Ali Abbasi in Un Certain Regard and The Fugue by Agnieszka Smoczyńska in Semaine de la Critique.
Since 2008 Film i Väst has had 35 co-productions in Cannes.
- Film i Väst has had several films in Cannes almost every year over the past decade, which we appreciate as a validation of the choices we’re making, says Mikael Fellenius, CEO of Film i Väst.
Ulrika GrönérusPress & Media Relations+46(0)708-64 37 email@example.com
Film i Väst is one of Europe’s most successful co-producers and Scandinavia’s preeminent film fund. Since 1992 we have co-produced more than 1 000 feature films, TV-dramas, shorts & documentaries. Over the years, Film i Väst co-productions have also been richly rewarded with nominations and prizes at the world’s most prestigious events, including festivals such as Cannes and Berlin, and galas such as the European Film Awards, the Golden Globes and the Oscars.
Följ Film i Väst - Your Scandinavian Partner in Co-Productions
Abonnera på våra pressmeddelanden. Endast mejladress behövs och den används bara här. Du kan avanmäla dig när som helst.
Senaste pressmeddelandena från Film i Väst - Your Scandinavian Partner in Co-Productions
NEWS FROM FILM I VÄST IN CANNES18.5.2019 15:34:19 CEST | Pressmeddelande
At a press lunch in Cannes, Scandinavia's biggest film fund Film i Väst presented several new films, and this year’s Cannes lineup. At the event, CEO Mikael Fellenius presented three new initiatives which will keep Film i Väst at the forefront of film funds. Peter Possne, Head of Productions, presented a selection of the 29 feature films and 14 TV drama currently in production and development at Film i Väst.
Third co-production in Cannes for Film i Väst22.4.2019 13:00:39 CEST | Pressmeddelande
The Icelandic scriptwriter and director Hlynur Pálmason’s A White, White Day is one of seven feature films that have been selected for competition in the International Critics’ Week, one of the parallel sections of the Cannes Film Festival. This will be the film’s world premiere. The film is co-produced with Film i Väst, and part och the postproduction is made in Västra Götaland by CloudBerry Post and Can Film.
Film i Väst: Second co-production in Official Competition in Cannes18.4.2019 12:15:39 CEST | Pressmeddelande
For the first time Film i Väst has two co-productions represented in Official Competiton in the Festival de Cannes: Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu’s drama The Whistlers and multiple Official Selection director Jim Jarmusch, who will open the festival with The Dead Don’t Die, May 14th.
Film i Väst’s co-produced Jim Jarmusch zombie comedy is to open Cannes Film Festival10.4.2019 16:15:05 CEST | Pressmeddelande
Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die is to open the Cannes Film Festival, 14th of May. It is produced by Animal Kingdom in cooperation with Film i Väst and Chimney. VFX on the film were made by Haymaker in Göteborg.
Film i Väst introduces Sweden’s first rebate program for film and TV8.3.2019 09:13:48 CET | Pressmeddelande
In a major move for film and TV in Sweden, Film i Väst and Region Västra Götaland announce the launch of a production rebate for feature films and TV dramas. The program, which is the first of its kind in Sweden, will be administered by Film i Väst, Scandinavia’s leading film fund.
Film i Väst: Record number of film shoots8.11.2018 15:43:50 CET | Pressmeddelande
The film industry on the west coast of Sweden is booming, with a record amount of film shoots and premieres. In the space of a few weeks, ten feature films and TV dramas are being shot in Västra Götaland, with Hollywood actors and Swedish film stars in the leading roles.
I vårt pressrum kan du läsa de senaste pressmeddelandena, få tillgång till pressmaterial och hitta kontaktinformation.Besök vårt pressrum