Who’s Who in Netflix’s new series The Playlist inspired by the story of Spotify

Nordic Watchlist had the wonderful opportunity to speak to four of the stars from Netflix’s new Swedish series The Playlist. A six-part fictionalised account that focuses on the people who played key roles in the creation of music player Spotify … Continue reading Who’s Who in Netflix’s new series The Playlist inspired by the story of Spotify

Snabba Cash is back! Check out some new players in season two of the Swedish drama coming to Netflix this week

If you haven’t seen Snabba Cash season one yet, (and we are referring to the modernised Netflix series rather than the Joel Kinnaman trilogy), then you are not only missing out but you also must stop reading any further as … Continue reading Snabba Cash is back! Check out some new players in season two of the Swedish drama coming to Netflix this week

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

Exclusive acoustic performance and interview with Swedish music artist Hanna Ögonsten

As we dip our toes back into the Nordic music scene we are really excited to share something new and exclusive from some of the artists we discover. In this feature, we meet Sweden’s Hanna Ögonsten who shares a performance with … Continue reading Exclusive acoustic performance and interview with Swedish music artist Hanna Ögonsten

“LOST IT is a banger we wrote after binge-watching Parks & Recreations” – Cut City are back. Nordic Watchlist caught up with the band!

Back in 2020 we discovered the Gothenburg based rock outfit Cut City – its been a long time since we last heard new music from the band but we are stoked to hear their new single ‘Lost It’. Alex caught … Continue reading “LOST IT is a banger we wrote after binge-watching Parks & Recreations” – Cut City are back. Nordic Watchlist caught up with the band!

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

Swedish film ‘Tigers’ examines mental health in elite sport, based on real-life experience of footballer Martin Bengtsson and portrayed by actor Erik Enge

We first heard about Tigers back in 2020 when on a phone call with Liv Mjönes. At the time she was promoting the release of her series Stockholm Requiem on Walter Presents and when asked what else she was up … Continue reading Swedish film ‘Tigers’ examines mental health in elite sport, based on real-life experience of footballer Martin Bengtsson and portrayed by actor Erik Enge

Let’s talk about sex: Swedish director Ninja Thyberg exposes the porn industry from a female perspective in her colourful debut ‘Pleasure’

Not for the faint-hearted, Ninja Thyberg’s first film Pleasure is a raw and daring exploration of the porn industry, following Bella (played by new actress Sofia Kappel) as she arrives in LA from her home in Sweden with ambitions to … Continue reading Let’s talk about sex: Swedish director Ninja Thyberg exposes the porn industry from a female perspective in her colourful debut ‘Pleasure’

“He was such a cocky bastard – I loved that!” Swedish director Jens Sjögren’s search for charisma while casting new film ‘I am Zlatan’

For those that may not follow football now have heard of the name Zlatan it refers to the Swedish football player Zlatan Ibrahimović, known as one of the greatest football players in the world boasting such statistics as scoring 570 … Continue reading “He was such a cocky bastard – I loved that!” Swedish director Jens Sjögren’s search for charisma while casting new film ‘I am Zlatan’