13th April, 2020
DN speaks to Jakob Rørvik about his eerily prescient short which views an end of the world virus through the eyes of a group of Norwegian teenagers.
9th March, 2020
Truls Krane Meby walks DN through the challenges of conveying an honest on-screen representation of the migration experience for refugee drama 'Mobile'.
Live Action, Premiere
20th February, 2020
DN speaks to Thea Hvistendahl about her coming of age drama 'Virgins4Lyfe' - a short which sees the carnal agenda of a holiday test a teen friendship.
3rd January, 2020
Marius Myrmel explains why he felt compelled to create an intimate portrait of 3 teenage boys struggling to gain validation from their peers in 'Armor'.
12th November, 2019
When the past merges with the present, two half brothers get a last chance to say goodbye in Jon Olav Stokke's fractious family drama 'Our Father's Cabin'.
16th September, 2019
Christian Einshøj tells DN how he extensively edited his short documentary 'Haunted' to most truthfully tell the story of his family's greatest loss.
2nd September, 2019
Anna Fredrikke Bjerke talks to us about using the Nordic landscape as an expressive canvas for her intimate portrait of the grieving process in 'Outline'.
Art & Fashion
19th August, 2019
Niels Windfeldt reveals how meticulous planning gave way to the harsh realities of freezing underwater filming in his experimental short 'Rising Water'.
Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts
2nd November, 2018
DN speaks to director Erik Poppe about the moral and cinematic considerations which led him to recreate Norway's Utøya tragedy in a gruelling single shot.
26th July, 2018
Kenneth Karlstad discusses the creation of his gripping tale of a teenager searching for acceptance under society's pressure of the masculine ideal.
26th April, 2018
A fun, colourful and creative experimental music video from director Julian Alexander for Lemaitre track 'Machine'.
25th April, 2018
Thor Brenne awakens a lethal water creature of Scandinavian folklore in his forbidding dance music video for Ina Wroldsen’s ethereal track, 'Sea'.
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