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Nordic producers to attend Trans-Atlantic Partners 2018

A group of Nordic producers will attend the Trans-Atlantic Partners programme, ScreenDaily reports.

The programme is a big training and networking course, with topics covered including legal advice, information on sales and distribution, as well as case studies of trans-Atlantic projects. The producers selected have produced at least one feature film or television series.

The Nordic producers selected are:

  • Aleksi Hyvärinen, Don Films, Producer, Finland | Producer, Co-Writer, Lake Bodom 2016 (Finnish Film Affair, BFI London Film Festival, Sitges Film Festival), Co-Producer, Arhythmia 2017 (28th Open Russian Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival)
  • Kjetil Omberg, 74 Entertainment, Producer, Norway | Producer, Dead Snow – Red vs. Dead 2014, Executive Producer, Pilgrimage 2017 (Tribeca, Nominee IFTA Award)
  • Merja Ritola, Greenlit Productions Oy, Producer, Finland | Producer, Apeiron 2013

The Trans-Atlantic Partners programme will take place in Berlin this month and then again in Halifax in September.

Read more, and view the full list of participants, over at ScreenDaily. 

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.