Five Nordic drama series are nominated for the NOK 200,000 (€20,000) Nordic drama series screenwriting award, presented at Göteborg Film Festivals TV Drama Vision.
For the seventh consecutive year, the Nordisk Film & TV Fond funded award for outstanding writing of a Nordic drama series, will be presented during TV Drama Vision, Göteborg Film Festival’s conference event and series market.
Five drama series from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden have been nominated for the prize, which will be awarded to the main writer.
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The winner(s) will be announced at an award ceremony on the evening of February 1, 2023.
Liselott Forsman, CEO at Nordisk Film & TV Fond says:
"On behalf of the Fund, I congratulate the nominated talents from the five Nordic countries. Today there is a richness of genres and styles in our region, which is clearly reflected in this year's selection. I look forward to hearing these gifted writers share their thoughts on stage in Gothenburg and, of course, to the jury's final reflections, who, once again, will have a tough job. I want to thank TV Drama Vision for a good collaboration on the award that sheds extra light on the important art of series writing."
Cia Edström, Head of TV Drama Vision at Göteborg Film Festival says:
“We are very pleased to announce this year's nominated series for the seventh annual screenplay award. This year’s selection of series truly shows the multifaceted quality of Nordic drama and the rich diversity of creative talent from the region.”
The 2022 winners of the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize were writers Gísli Örn Gardarsson, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson and Mikael Torfason for the Icelandic TV Drama Blackport (Verbúðin).
TV Drama Vision runs from February 1 – 2, 2023 in Göteborg's old opera house, Stora Teatern. Read more and get an accreditation here.
The 46th Göteborg Film Festival takes place from January 27 until February 5, 2023.
The nominated series are: