Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival

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Nordisk Panorama – Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival, or just Nordisk Panorama, is an annual film festival for short and documentary films by filmmakers from the Nordic countries.[1] It was founded in 1990 and since 2013 held every year in Malmö in Sweden.[2]

The festival is arranged by Nordisk Panorama in collaboration with the City of Malmö and Film i Skåne, a regional centre funded by the Skåne Regional Council and the Swedish Film Institute, with additional sponsoring of the festival from the film institutes of all Nordic countries, the Nordic Council and the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.[3]

History

In the years 1990–2012, the organization behind Nordisk Panorama, Filmkontakt Nord, arranged the festival in a rotating scheme among cities in the five Nordic countries and was called Nordisk Panorama – 5 Cities Film Festival.[4] The cities hosting the festival were:[5]

After a couple of decades changing host cities every year, there was a will to have a more permanent base for the festival. From 2013 Nordisk Panorama is held in Malmö every year.[6]

Nordisk Panorama Awards

At the festival selected films compete for Nordisk Panorama Awards in three sections, each with its own jury:[7]

Best Nordic Documentary
  • Prize sum: 11,000 €, sponsored by the Nordic public broadcasters.
Best Nordic Short Film
  • Prize sum: 7,000 €, sponsored by the Nordic director’s associations.
  • The winner also qualifies for consideration in the Academy Awards nominations.[8]
Best New Nordic Voice
  • To a new and promising filmmaker
  • Prize sum: 3,500 €, sponsored by the regional film centre Film i Skåne.

In addition, the audience vote for the best film among the competitors in all three sections:

NP Audience Award
  • Prize sum: 25,000 SEK, sponsored by the City of Malmö

References

  1. "Report From Nordisk Panorama, 2013". Cinema Citizen. Retrieved 14 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  3. "Beslutsförslag: Bidrag till Nordisk Panorama 2014" (PDF) (in Swedish). Kulturnämnden, Region Skåne. Retrieved 17 September 2015. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Nordisk Panorama - 5 Cities Film Festival". Nordic Culture Fund. Retrieved 17 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Tidigare festivaler". Nordisk Panorama. Retrieved 15 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "National Festivals". Icelandic Film Centre. Retrieved 14 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Nordisk Panorama Awards". Nordisk Panorama. Retrieved 14 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "Top Nordic documentaries and shorts to compete in Malmö". Cineuropa. Retrieved 15 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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