Variety lists Nordic talent in the ‘Ones to Watch’ for 2018

Variety has released its fourth edition of 10 Europeans to Watch, which highlights talents from across the continent who are all poised for breakthroughs in 2018.

Included in the list are a number of Nordic talents.

First in the list are Mehdi and Milad Avaz, the directors behind While We Live. The film was sold at Cannes last year and has found critical acclaim. The brothers are currently developing a television series.

Next on the list is Linda Hamback, a Swedish director behind several animated shorts. Her feature film Gordon and Paddy will be released in the Generation KPlus section at the upcoming Berlin Film Festival.

Also on the list is director Martin Zandvliet, who directed 2015’s Land of Mine. He is currently working on his English-language feature debut with The Outsider, which stars Jared Leto.

You can view the full list here.

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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.