The 28th Edition of Nordisk Panorama Film Festival (NP) will take place between 21st to 26th September, 2017, in Malmö, Sweden.
For six days the festival venues as well as the major streets in Malmö would enjoy film screenings and narratives from all over the world, seminars and business events alongside parties for young and old. The festival is the biggest film festival for Nordic documentary and short films, and provides a unique platform for partaking films to be noticed and distributed around the world. Nordisk Panorama Film Festival does everything in its power to make sure that Malmö, by the midst of September, turns flourishing with festival spirit for all of those with either an interest in, curiosity for and profession in documentaries, short films and filmmaking.
This year’s festival will start with a major opening party, hobbyhorse events and the documentary “Hobbyhorse Revolution”. It is a Finnish hobbyhorse bang that will quite likely get audiences madly googling “hobbyhorse riding + make + malmö”.
The annual Nordisk Panorama Film Festival is hosted by the City of Malmö, Film i Skåne, and Nordisk Panorama. Since the start in 1990, the festival has been touring around the 5 Nordic countries. From 2013, however, the festival has been permanently located in Malmö – a city that has a big interest in and put a lot of effort into the film industry and is home to a big short and documentary film audience. The festival provides a unique opportunity to benchmark the Nordic short and documentary film scene, to network with the Nordic film industry, to watch films made by the most recognized Nordic film producers, and to discover new promising and aspiring Nordic talents.
There are many reasons to attend the festival besides catching as many as possible out of the over 100 films that will be screened during this years festival. Directors and filmmakers will be present in Malmö during the festival to participate in Q&A-sessions in and after the screening of their films. and the festival will offer thought-provoking seminars, talks, parties and master classes accessible for everyone. The festival also offer many business events specially designed for the 900 registered delegates from the documentary and short film business around the world.
Nordisk Panorama is also an important meeting place for filmmakers to finance their projects and sell finished movies at the Nordisk Panorama Forum and Market. The Forum have 24 selected projects for pitch during the festival out of numerous submissions and the Market will have around 250 Nordic Titles in the Market Catalogue accessible during the film festival for market professionals to screen.
NORDISK PANORAMA AWARDS 2017 – prize goes to the director(s):
Best Documentary: 14 films in competition, prize 11.000 €
Best Nordic Short: 28 films in competition, prize 7.000 € and direct qualification for annual Academy Awards®
Best New Nordic Voice: 13 films in competition in two categories, short and docs. Prize in both categories 3.500 €
Audience Award: all films from all competitions combined and special programmes, prize 2.500 €
Children’s Choice Award: handed out by a kid’s jury to the best-liked film in the Young Nordics programme
28th Edition of Nordisk Panorama Film Festival (NP)
6 Festival Days with Finland in focus
15.000 Festival Visitors in 2016
1000 Industry Guests from 37 Countries in 2016
562 Film Submissions to competition programmes
55 Films Selected for the 3 Main competitions
3 Main Competitions and 5 Awards including the Audience Award and a special Children’s Choice award
250 newly Finished Nordic Films presented at Nordisk Panorama Market, available for distribution
24 Film projects presented at Nordisk Panorama Forum to seek financing
For full programme and how to attend, please click HERE.
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