The nominees for this year’s Prix Europa have been announced, with a strong line-up of Nordic series among the selection.

The Prix Europa will be announced during the European Broadcasting Festival, which aims to highlight trends in media and has grown into Europe’s largest festival for television, radio and other media.

The festival runs between the 14th of October and the 20th of October 2017.

 

Here are the nominees:

TV Documentary

  • Extraordinary People – eps.1 / De Skjulte Talenter – DR (Denmark)
  • Metamorphoses / Muodonmuutoksia – Yle (Finland)
  • Two Summers, One Winter. / To somre, en vinter. – Medieoperatørene (Norway)
  • Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas – WG Film (Sweden)
  • Fragility / Skörheten – Momento Film(Sweden)
  • Loving Lorna – SVT(Sweden)

TV Fiction

  • Follow the Money II / Bedrag II – DR (Denmark)
  • Love & Order / Myrskyn jälkeen – Yle (Finland)
  • Prisoners / Fangar – Mystery Productions (Iceland)
  • Monster – NRK (Norway) (read our interview with the creators here)
  • Valkyrien – About Premium Content (Norway)
  • Before We Die / Innan vi dör – SVT
  • The Bonus Family / Bonusfamiljen – FLX TV
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.