‘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 artist Eirik Sæther on his debut film role in Norwegian dark comedy Sick of Myself

I’m waiting to speak to Eirik and as our zoom calls starts, he’s making sure the camera is taking in an object behind him. It is a sculpture of what looks like a big cat. Eirik: Hold on, let me … Continue reading In conversation with artist Eirik Sæther on his debut film role in Norwegian dark comedy Sick of Myself

Danish initiative GreenKayak offers the chance to clean waste from the world’s waterways while enjoying the view

Nordic Watchlist got to speak to Danish-based non-profit excursion company GreenKayak about how they are tackling the problem of plastic waste in Copenhagen, and beyond. Tell us about the GreenKayak concept We started to collect trash floating around the waters … Continue reading Danish initiative GreenKayak offers the chance to clean waste from the world’s waterways while enjoying the view

Danish Director Thomas Daneskov talks about making the midlife-crisis dark comedy ‘Wild Men’ filmed in the Norwegian mountains

This May sees the release of Thomas Daneskov’s film Wild Men – one of our highlights of the year already! We got to speak to the director about how this violent comedy came to be and how the theme of … Continue reading Danish Director Thomas Daneskov talks about making the midlife-crisis dark comedy ‘Wild Men’ filmed in the Norwegian mountains