This year’s Next Nordic Generation

15. June 2021

Next Nordic Generation is the program where we highlight the next generation of filmmakers, with ten of the best exam films from the major film schools in the Nordic region. We’ll present both fiction films and animation. Graduation films from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland are represented.

This year, a jury consisting of former program manager for the Norwegian Film Festival Håkon Skogrand, producer Khalid Maimouni and musician and filmmaker Elle Márjá Eira has nominated the following exam films for the Next Nordic Generation Award:

Mother’s Wrath (Director Tuuli Sirkeinen, Aalto ELO Film School)

Hei Hei Tornio (Director Emilia Herbesniemi, Aalto ELO Film School)

Auringonpistos (Director Anna Äärelä, Alto ELO Film School)

When the Mill Hill Trees Spoke to Me (Director Kirsikka Paakkinen, HDK-Valand)

Death, Dictate Silence (Director Javid Sina, HDK-Valand)

Favourite Daughter (Director Susi Haaning, The National Film School of Denmark)

I Don’t Have Time for This (Director Mathias Rodrigues Bjerre, The National Film School of Denmark)

Brenn! (Director Syver Flem, Westerdals | Kristiania University College)

Hønekamp (Director Johannes Veine Wiig, Westerdals | Kristiania University College)

Fittefaen (Director Ingrid Storrønningen, Westerdals | Kristiania University College)


More information coming soon!