The second Pitch Prize or Special Mention was handed out to director Gustav Möller and producer Lina Flint from the National Film School of Denmark for their project The Guilty.

The jury said: “The Nordic Talents Special Mention Prize goes to a team who knows how to capture the attention of the audience. The theme of the  graduation film [In Darkness] is repeated in the new project, challenging us to face our own demons. The jury saw a skilful presentation and well-executed graduation film and is convinced that this team has the potential to realize this exciting and ambitious project.”

Synopsis: A police officer turned alarm-central dispatcher is haunted by guilt from his past. He tries to redeem himself by saving a kidnapped woman over the phone. But by breaking all the rules he begins to create a new tragedy.

The NT15 jury members: Berlinale festival advisor and programmer Nikolai Nikitin, film commissioner at the Danish Film Institute Steen Bille, head of Leipzig Documentary Film festival Leena Pasanen, film commissioner for Moving Sweden at the Swedish Film Institute Helen Ahlsson and director Rúnar Rúnarsson.