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About us - Team And Partners

Nordisk Film & TV Fond

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Photos by: Birgit Solhaug / Torleif Hauge.

Liselott Forsman

+47 64 00 60 80 #4
M +358 40 754 4513

Liselott Forsman is the CEO of the Fund since 2019. As Yle’s International Drama Executive and EBU’s Head of Fiction Group, her focus was on international collaboration and media strategies. When Head of Fiction at Swedish Yle, she commissioned and co-produced feature films, drama series and content for young audiences. Her MA combines film, drama and TV studies. Liselott has been a speaker at forums on five continents, lectured at European master educations, produced drama and documentaries, and written for TV, radio and stage. She’s co-founded and headed the international event Helsinki Script. As the manager of the Fund she answers for funding decisions and the overall strategy.

Lise Løwholm

Senior Advisor Legal & Strategy
+47 64 00 60 80 #3 / M: +47 92 44 87 78

Lise Løwholm has worked in the film industry since 1992 after graduating with a Master of Laws from the University of Oslo. Before joining the Fund in 2007 she worked among others at the Norwegian Film Institute and at an independent production company. As Senior Advisor Legal & Strategy, Lise has various tasks related to the Fund's strategic initiatives and decision making, its Partners and Board and general administration. In addition, she takes part in the assessing of documentary applications together with the Senior Advisor Documentary, which includes application processing and following up on producers that have received funding. She is also the Advisor for Industry Initiatives.

Torleif Hauge

Senior Advisor Fiction
+47 64 00 60 80 #2 / M +47 90 10 80 80

Torleif Hauge has more than 40 years’ experience from the Norwegian film industry. He has worked with lighting, grip, camera, editing and production departments on many feature films, as well as being a producer himself. Prior to joining the Fund in 2012, Torleif also worked as Production Advisor at the Norwegian Film Institute. As the Fund’s Senior Advisor Fiction, he takes part in the assessing of film and TV fiction applications together with the CEO, which includes application processing and following up on producers that have received funding.

Karolina Lidin

Senior Advisor Documentary
+47 64 00 60 80 #3
M: +45 21 68 55 13

Karolina Lidin has 25+ years of experience on the international documentary scene and has worked at the Fund since 2008. Her previous positions include Film Consultant and Head of Shorts and Documentaries at the Danish Film Institute, CEO of Filmkontakt Nord, Nordisk Panorama and Nordisk Forum – and she continues to tutor and moderate at international pitching and training sessions. As the Fund’s Senior Advisor Documentay, Karolina contributes to the assessment of applications concerning production of documentaries and to the development of the Fund's documentary-related strategies and activities.

Salma Reiermark Karoliussen

Economy Controller
+47 64 00 60 80 #4 / M: +47 91 33 77 65

Salma Reiermark Karoliussen graduated as a producer from the Norwegian Film School in Lillehammer in 2000. She has over 20 years of experience from film and TV production having worked at several Norwegian production companies before joining the Fund in 2017. As the Fund’s Economy Controller, Salma's main responsibilities include overseeing economic matters and project payments. She is also head of the prize secretariat for the Nordic Council Film Prize.

Mathias Kallum Ferre

Web Editor / System Admin
+47 64 00 60 80 #4 / M: +47 45 25 43 34

Mathias K. Ferre oversees maintenance and development of the Fund‘s web page, application portal and social media. He handles Distribution and Dubbing applications and manages projects. Mathias has a wide experience of creative communication and marketing. He has produced social media workshops among other educational tasks. As an E-Commerce manager he optimized user experiences and customer journeys. Mathias has studied Culture and Communication at the University of Oslo and Management at Oslo Business School. He graduated from the Kristiania University College with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Brand Management, specialization in advertising, visual communication and social media.

Annika Pham

Writer / Editor
M +44 78 08 26 25 48
Skype: annikapham

Annika Pham has been a film trade journalist for more than 20 years. She has a BA in Letters in Civilization from University Paris X, France and a MA in Press and Communication from ECS School in Paris. She has a thorough knowledge of the European film industry, having worked as international editor for the French publication Le Film Français, then as UK and Italian correspondent before specialising on the Nordic region. Since 2007 she writes specifically for and contributes to other film trade magazine and websites such as Le Film Francais and Variety.


The parties of the Fund are The Nordic Council of Ministers, Danish Film Institute, DR, TV2 Denmark, Finnish Film Foundation, Yle, MTV Oy, Icelandic Film Centre, RUV, Sýn hf, Síminn, Norwegian Film Institute, NRK, TV2 Norway, Discovery Networks Norway, VGTV, Swedish Film Institute, SVT, TV 4, Discovery Networks Sweden, C More and Viaplay Group.

Nordic Council of Ministers

Danish Film Institute


TV2 Denmark

Finnish Film Foundation



Icelandic Film Centre



Norwegian Film Institute


TV2 Norway

Discovery Networks Norway - TVNorge


Swedish Film Institute



Discovery Networks Sweden - Kanal 5

C More

NENT Group

The Board

This is Nordisk Film & TV Fond's Board for the period 2020-2022:

Board of Directors
Ane Mandrup Pedersen Denmark
Lasse Saarinen (Chairperson) Finland
Skarphéðinn Guðmundsson Iceland
Alice Sommer Norway
Magdalena Jangard (Deputy Chairperson) Sweden
Deputy Board Members
Julie Lungholt Denmark
Karoliina Kivijärvi Finland
Þórhallur Gunnarsson Iceland
Rasmus Børja Øyen Norway
Anna Croneman Sweden
Fund's CEO
Liselott Forsman

Statutes and Agreements

Nordisk Film & TV Fond operates according to its Statutes, laid down by The Nordic Council of Ministers in consultation with the Parties.