SØRFOND grants support for five new projects

Four feature films and one documentary have been selected and will recieve grants from film fund SØRFOND in 2014. There is a great quality and variety in this year applicants. The selected projects show a mixture of plots, genres and themes, ranging from the mythical and political universe of Palme D'or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakhul in Thailand via an African hairdresser and her Albino daughter in Ghana - to domestic drama in Haiti.

Application deadline SØRFOND, January 15, 2014

SØRFOND – The Norwegian South Film Fund, supporting film productions from developing countries, will have its next deadline on January 15, 2014. The application form will be available on this website no later than December 1. 

Pitching Forum 2013

The 3rd SØRFOND Pitching Forum was held October 14th - 16th at Filmens Hus in Oslo. A total of 12 projects from Sri Lanka, Philippines, Iran, China, Brazil, Colombia, Albania, South-Africa, Kenya, Ghana and Ethiopia was pitched trying to grab the attention of a Norwegian producer to help them qualify for funding from SØRFOND.


Welcome to the SØRFOND Pitching Forum 2013

It is with great pleasure we announce the selected projects for this year's Pitching Forum. We welcome all the participants and producers to an exciting event where new connections and co-productions will be forged.

SØRFOND Pitching Forum 2013 - submissions complete

The SØRFOND Pitching Forum takes place annually at the Films From the South festival in October. The application form is now closed, and we thank all participants for their submissions.


SØRFOND grants support to six new projects

Three feature films and three documentaries have been selected, receiving grants of a total of 3 million NOK. There is great quality and variety in this year's selection, ranging from a broken American dream in Mexico to dancing seniors in Armenia.

Wakolda world premiere in Cannes

Norwegian film fund SØRFOND congratulates Lucía Puenzo - entering Un Certain Regard with her last feature Wakolda at Cannes Film Festival 2013. 


The First Projects Supported by SØRFOND

SØRFOND is already bearing fruits since starting up in February this year. The Films from the South Festival proudly presented the world premiere of one of the first films backed by SØRFOND; the Indian documentary When Hari Got Married, and the film proved to be an audience favourite.

SØRFOND is up-and-running

With film funds all over Europe facing financial turmoil, the future looks brighter for the newly established SØRFOND - the Norwegian South Film Fund. 38 filmprojects from southern countries have applied for support for 2012.


DEADLINES

Pitching Forum: August 15 2014 

Production Support: February 27 2015 

Sørfond in brief
  • Production support

  • Top financing

  • Developing countries

  • Norwegian co-producer

  • Fiction and documentaries

  • Minimum 50 minutes

 

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