Blackport wins the Nordisk Film and Television Award in Gothenburg

Blackport wins the Nordisk Film and Television Award in Gothenburg

The screenwriters for this series, Gisele Oren Gardarsson, Bjorn Helnor Haraldsson and Mikael Torvasson, were present to receive this €20,000 prize.

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at 45y Göteborg Film Festival, and on the first day of the TV drama streak industry, Icelandic TV series Blackport He won the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Award, given by Nordisk Film & TV Fond for the sixth time in a row. The trophy, valued at NOK 200,000 (20,100 €), was handed over to the book Gisley Oren GardarsonAnd Bjorn Helnor Haraldson And Mikael Torvason To make the series “dramatic, funny, and unexpected without losing its original sound.”

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Gísli Örn Gardarsson is one of the founders of Vesturport. He has acted, directed, written and produced worldwide, won numerous awards, and had one of the main roles in the first and second seasons of Netflix Ragnarok [+lire aussi :
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. Björn Hlynur Haraldsson is a director, writer, actor, producer and co-founder of Vesturport. His first feature film as a writer and director, Homecoming [+lire aussi :
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currently in the UK, and his last acting role was Lamb [+lire aussi :
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. Mikael Torfason has written eight novels, ten plays, one Netflix original, and three feature films, among which Made in Iceland; wrote recently Valhalla crimes for Netflix.

The jury is composed of the Finnish representative Alma PoistiHungarian creative writer and producer Gabor KrieglerNorwegian screenwriter Jolly EndimSwedish journalist and television critic Matthias Bergqvist. The jury’s statement read, “The Winner is a show with strong emotional stakes and a leading character ahead of its time. It refuses to play by the rules, just because this series isn’t afraid to push the boundaries of narrative, balancing existentialism and comedy.” They chose the winner of the competition, which also included Finland TransportationDenmark the shiftand Sweden suburbs and Norway citizenship.

Blackport It is set in the 80s in a small Icelandic fishing village. The story follows a couple, a fugitive and Grimore, as they build a small fishing empire with their childhood friends. Due to the introduction of a new hunting quota system in the country, in which hunting grounds are privatized, the struggle for power leads to a conflict of jealousy, greed and betrayal. Their collective project reflects the real events as they dramatically changed the political landscape in Iceland, creating the country’s first billionaires.

Directed by Gisley Oren Gardarsson and Bjorn Helenor Haraldsson Maria Rendalland produced by Nana AlfredsdottirGisley Oren Gardarsson, Bjorn Helnor Haraldsson, and Nina Doug Philipposdottir For Vesturport, the series premiered last December on Icelandic publisher RÚV and is scheduled to be shown on ARTE as well. About Premium Content The series is handled internationally.

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