By Mette Hjort, Ursula Lindqvist
A significant other to Nordic Cinema provides a set of unique essays that discover one of many world’s oldest nearby cinemas from its origins to the current day.
- Offers a accomplished, transnational and local account of Nordic cinema from its origins to the current day
- Features unique contributions from greater than dozen overseas movie students established within the Nordic nations, the U.S., Canada, Scotland, and Hong Kong
- Covers a variety of issues at the particular evolution of Nordic cinema together with the silent Golden Age, Nordic movie coverage types and their impression, audiences and cinephilia, Nordic movie education, and indigenous Sámi cinema.
- Considers Nordic cinema’s engagement with worldwide audiences via insurance of such subject matters as Dogme ninety five, the avant-garde filmmaking stream all started via Danish administrators Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg, and the worldwide advertising and distribution of Nordic horror and Nordic noir
- Offers clean investigations of the paintings of worldwide auteurs reminiscent of Carl Th. Dreyer, Ingmar Bergman, Lars von Trier, Aki Kaurismäki, and Roy Andersson.
- Includes essays on Danish and Swedish tv dramas, Finland’s eco-documentary movie creation, the rising culture of Icelandic cinema, the altering dynamics of Scandinavian porn, and lots of more
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An important focus for discussion is the regionalization of the Swedish film landscape as a result of the emergence of high‐impact production centers in Trollhättan, Luleå, and Ystad, all supported through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). In Claire Thomson’s chapter, devoted to Dansk Kulturfilm, what is made clear is the extent to which policy making and institution building in the North is anything but an enclosed, internal process, German, Italian, and British contexts having provided important reference points in this particular case.
En styrkeposition for den globale markedsføring af Danmark, DFI 2010a). In the second report on film as a part of a global marketing and branding of Denmark we see a clear national parallel to the EU policies for creative media indus tries, a strategy clearly based on the fact that cultural industries as such are now considered an important part of the modern, global economy. The report (DFI 2010a, 7) specifically talks about the integration of culture and industrial policy and about using film as part of a branding of Denmark as a creative and innovative nation.
In the 1999–2002 vision of things, a balance is maintained between the task of securing a diverse production of Danish films for a national audience and the dissemination of Danish films abroad, and it is specifically underlined that the DFI must work to strenghten international cooperation and the European dimension. The section on international collaboration and co‐production is much more detailed and action oriented than in the 2003–2006 agreement. In 1999 the agreement states: The European cinema market is dominated by American films.
A Companion to Nordic Cinema by Mette Hjort, Ursula Lindqvist