UK-Norway horror set for Haugesund pitch

Hidden Folk

Johnny Kevorkian to direct Hidden Folk; Pinball Films to produce.

UK producer Ashley Horner of Pinball Films will be at Haugesund’s Nordic Co-Production and Finance Market (Aug 20-21) pitching Hidden Folk, a Norway-set thriller to be directed by Johnny Kevorkian.

Stuart Wright wrote the screenplay, set on an isolated Norwegian farm, about an overprotective father battling a shape-shifting demon to protect his teenage daughter.

Potential cast for the €2m project includes Kristofer Hivju (Force Majeure, Game of Thrones).

Petter Olsen of Kindergarten Media will be the Norwegian co-producer, and the project is being readied for a summer 2015 shoot.

Kevorkian’s last feature was The Disappeared, which was sold to Soda Pictures in the UK and IFC in North America.

Pinball’s credits include The Orgasm Diaries (akaBrilliantlove), produced and directed by Horner and written by Sean Conway; as well as co-productionsObjects Attack! and The Conundrum.

via ScreenDaily.com

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.