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Nordisk Film & TV Fond promotes and supports Nordic feature films, creative documentaries and TV/Drama series of high quality. Our funding programmes are:
All projects aimed at children and youth get special attention.
Nordisk Film & TV Fond’s production funding may be applied for by production companies who are majority/delegate producers of the project and meets the conditions on our guidelines point 2.1.
The film/series/documentary must be:
The following must be confirmed:
The application must be:
Distribution, Slate Distribution and Dubbing support
Nordic distributors of non-national Nordic films can apply for VOD or cinema distribution support for a single film, or slate funding for two or three films. When applying for slate, expenses may be included for hiring a marketing person to work specifically with the marketing of the films. Nordic production companies, or the Nordic distributor in the country where the film will be released, can apply for dubbing support of children films. To obtain support, the individual films must have been well received at home or have a significant audience potential within their target group, in one or more Nordic countries.
Organizers of initiatives such as workshops, seminars or festival programs that may strengthen the competence of the joint professional Nordic audiovisual community may apply for support.
The main part of the Fund’s yearly budget goes to top-financing audiovisual productions. We also support distribution and dubbing, industry initiatives of professional Nordic importance and commissions pan-Nordic surveys.
Distribution and dubbing
Download the Funding Policies of the 2020´s: CLICK HERE.
Please read our Checklist, Guidelines, Funding Policy and the Applying for Support-Guide before you apply for funding. The guidelines are available in the five Nordic languages and English. Note: The guidelines in Norwegian are the original, the other versions are translations. In case of any inequalities the Norwegian edition applies.
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We recommend new applicants to read this guide before starting an application. Download the correct checklist to see which information is needed for your application.
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Evaluation process and criteria
When the application is complete it will proceed to processing by the Fund's CEO in cooperation with the respective Senior Advisors/Project Manager. The Statutes, Guidelines and Funding Policy provide the Fund´s general framework.
We will make a comprehensive evaluation of the project on the basis of artistic- and audience-related criteria, as well as an evaluation of the project’s financial needs (production needs). Furthermore, it will be evaluated whether the economic conditions for the execution of the project are realistic, both in regard to production, marketing and distribution.
Applications are assessed only once. It is therefore important to apply with as complete script(s) and documentation, including distribution guarantees and marketing plans, as possible.
The Fund may seek advice from freelance consultants or readers.
Applications are evaluated on a continuous basis. The normal processing time is 5-6 weeks and starts when the application is approved for evaluation by The Fund. Extra processing time must be excepted for applications completed less than 6 weeks before the Fund's summer holiday in July, or shortly before Christmas and Easter.
The Fund's CEO signs the decisions and is responsible to the Board of Directors for them. A decision letter of granting or refusal will be sent digitally to the applicant. If funding is granted, the Letter of Commitment will contain the amount. Enclosed with it you will find a list of required documents and other obligations needed for drawing up the contract.
A refusal is the Fund's final decision. A project previously rejected by the Fund cannot be re-submitted.