‘Where Were You?’ director Nils Holst-Jensen discusses his new Viaplay series

We are almost a month into having Viaplay UK and one of the first series we decided to dive into was Where Were You? We spoke to the show’s director Nils Holst-Jensen about the teenage drama from Denmark. Nordic Watchlist: … Continue reading ‘Where Were You?’ director Nils Holst-Jensen discusses his new Viaplay series

Swedish streaming platform Viaplay launches in the UK offering a wealth of Nordic TV and film content

It has been a long time coming but we are so excited that Viaplay, a streaming service owned by Viaplay Group based in Stockholm, has finally launched in the UK as of November 1st 2022! Up until last year, it … Continue reading Swedish streaming platform Viaplay launches in the UK offering a wealth of Nordic TV and film content

In conversation with Danish director Trine Piil about her movie thriller ‘Nothing’ (Intet).

When I call to speak to Trine she is adjusting from the heat of Austin, Texas, back to an autumnal Denmark – quite a difference when it comes to the temperature. That wasn’t the only difference Trine experienced while premiering … Continue reading In conversation with Danish director Trine Piil about her movie thriller ‘Nothing’ (Intet).

Writer, director and actress of Icelandic music mockumentary film ‘BAND’ tells us about her ‘big little story of triumphant sisterhood’

Described as “the make it or break it story of an all-female Icelandic art rock band that probably will not make it and isn’t really a band”, BAND is a funny and heart-breaking ‘mockumentary’ about three women on the brink … Continue reading Writer, director and actress of Icelandic music mockumentary film ‘BAND’ tells us about her ‘big little story of triumphant sisterhood’

Speak No Evil’s director Christian Tafdrup on exploring Scandinavian social awkwardness in his dark Danish horror

Speak No Evil is a film you’re likely going to hear a lot about as it finally gets released this month. Having started the year by debuting at Sundance and proving a pretty big hit there, it has continued to … Continue reading Speak No Evil’s director Christian Tafdrup on exploring Scandinavian social awkwardness in his dark Danish horror

Swedish director Isabella Carbonell discusses her debut feature thriller ‘Dogborn’ about survival and sex trafficking

Isabella Carbonell is a director and screenwriter rising talent from Stockholm who has made many short films, such as Boys (2015) which screened in Cannes, SXSW, and won the Grand Jury Award at AFI FEST, and Brother (2019). Dogborn is her first … Continue reading Swedish director Isabella Carbonell discusses her debut feature thriller ‘Dogborn’ about survival and sex trafficking

Triangle of Sadness actress Hanna Oldenburg tells us about playing a waitress on a superyacht and walking the red carpet

In what has to be probably one of most hotly anticipated movies from the Nordic region in some time for us Triangle of Sadness really can’t come soon enough. Alex was fortunate enough to catch up with one of the … Continue reading Triangle of Sadness actress Hanna Oldenburg tells us about playing a waitress on a superyacht and walking the red carpet

A quirky love story about a treehouse, chickens and infertility – ‘An Eternity of You and Me’ director talks about filming her own personal struggle

Denmark-based filmmaker Sanne This decided to make her and her husband, Albert, the subjects of her debut documentary film ‘An Eternity of You and Me’. The film showed at Copenhagen Dox earlier this year, where we saw it online, and … Continue reading A quirky love story about a treehouse, chickens and infertility – ‘An Eternity of You and Me’ director talks about filming her own personal struggle

Finnish director Einari Paakkenen discusses his documentary Karaoke Paradise

Last year we discovered Mads Hedegaard’s arcade playing friends in the excellent feel good documentary Canon Arm and the Arcade Quest this year we have been introduced to a similar feel good documentary with Einari Paakenen’s Karaoke Paradise which featured … Continue reading Finnish director Einari Paakkenen discusses his documentary Karaoke Paradise

Eskil Vogt speaks to Nordic Watchlist about creating his creepy childhood horror ‘The Innocents’

Eskil Vogt has been a pretty busy man – almost a year since his film The Innocents debuted at Cannes Film Festival, (alongside another wonderful film that he co-wrote, The Worst Person In the World), we are finally seeing this … Continue reading Eskil Vogt speaks to Nordic Watchlist about creating his creepy childhood horror ‘The Innocents’