11 Innovative Media Projects to Initiate Creative Paradigm Shift


In collaboration with Film in Skåne, BoostHgb, and the New Danish Screen Team of the Year, CPH:DOX presents a development program for creative projects focusing on innovation, new partnerships and alternative financing.

11 teams to be more than eight months and over three intensive workshop course in Denmark and Sweden develop their project ideas before November must pitches in front of a panel of potential investors, distributors and business partners to finance and co-produktionseventet, SWIM FORUM.

This year’s projects cover a wide range: from one cross-media experience on how a school child’s life would be with ninja-forces of an audio app that will ensure that the sound is tied to the place it is recorded – a web magazine that will use cross-media strategies in their travel section and an interactive music-documentary about Teitur as Film Update previously written about .

Read more about all 11 innovative projects here:http://swimbabyswim.dk/projects/swim-2014

Tine Fischer – Festival Director at CPH: DOX says about SWIM LAB:

“CPH: DOX has long wanted to highlight the many possibilities that lie in working with a different and broader understanding of how to develop film interdisciplinary in the amended digital media landscape. Ask SWIM project can help challenge the many talents and give them not only new knowledge and networks, but also fundamentally initiate a creative paradigm shift. ”

Behind SWIM LAB is SWIM – Scandinavian World of Innovative Media – an initiative that has been put in place to stimulate new thinking and innovative use of media in the creative industry, also called cross-or trans-media.

The initiative launched by CPH: DOX in cooperation with BoostHbg , Movies in Scania and New Danish Screen . SWIM is supported by Interreg IVA andNordisk Film & TV Fond .


Read more over at the Danish Film Institute

Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.