44:e festivalen 29 jan - 8 feb, 2021

Nordic Drama Series Showcase at Berlinale Series Market

43:e festivalen
24 Jan -
3 Feb, 2020

Nordic Drama Series Showcase at Berlinale Series Market

As part of our partnership with Berlinale Series Market, our drama conference and co-production event TV Drama Vision will present a selection of the most exciting upcoming series from the five Nordic countries in 2021.

Series to be presented:
Finland, 8×50’
Produced by Fremantle Finland
 for YLE
Producers: Kirsi Hatara, Rea Dominicy, Joonas Hytönen
Director: Matti Kinnunen
Headwriter: Matti Kinnunen
Co-writers: Johanna Hartikainen, Tarja Kylmä, Veikko Aaltonen
Premiere: Autumn 2021
Sales: Fremantle

Piece of My Heart
Pala sydämestä
Finland, 8 x 50 min
Produced by Yle Drama for YLE
Producer: Anita Kurvinen
Director: Hanna Maylett
Screenwriter: Aino & Anna Lappalainen
Premiere: March 2021
Sales: Yle Sales

Mister 8
Finland, 8×25-33’
Produced by It’s Alive Films for Elisa Viihde
Producer: Jani Pösö
Director: Teemu Nikki
Screenwriters: Vesa Virtanen, concept created by Teemu Nikki and Jani Pösö
Premiere: Feb 2021
Sales: TBA

My Husbands Wife
Mieheni vaimo
Finland, 8×45’
Produced by Lucy Loves Drama for YLE
Producer: Oskari Huttu
Director: Inari Niemi
Screenwriter: Juuli Niemi
Premiere: December 2021
Sales: Studio Hamburg

Norway, 8 x 22’
Produced by Rubicon TV for Discovery Norway
Producer: Stine Blichfeldt
Director: Ernst De Geer
Screenwriters: Ernst De Geer and Mads Stegger
Idéa: Anne Bjørnstad, Ernst De Geer and Mads Stegger
Premiere: May 2, 2021
Sales: TBD

Thin Blue Line
Tunna blå linjen
Sweden, 10×60’
Produced by Anagram Sverige for SVT
Producers: Martin Persson, Erik Magnusson
Directors: Sanna Lenken (conceptual director), Anders Hazelius, Mikael Hansson
Headwriter: Cilla Jackert
Co-writers: Erik Arhnbom, Malin Marmgren
Premiere: January 17, 2021
Sales: ITV

How to buy a baby
Alla utom vi
Sweden, 10×22’
Produced by Warner Bros ITVP for discovery+, Discovery Networks Sweden
Producer: Jeanette Frykberg
Director: Erik Johansson
Screenwriters: Erik Johansson, Sebastian Antonios Johansson
Premiere: 12 February 2021 at discovery+

Iceland, 6×30’
Produced by Glassriver for Channel 2
Producers: Arnbjorg Haflidadottir, Andri Omarsson
Director: Baldvin Z
Screenwriter: Vikingur Kristjansson
Premiere: Q1 2021
Sales: TBD

Iceland, 6×45’
Produced by Sagafilm for Síminn (Iceland) & Viaplay (Nordics)
Producers: Tinna Proppé, Hilmar Sigurðsson, Kjartan Thor Thordarson
Director: Silja Hauksdóttir
Screenwriters: Jóhann Ævar Grímsson, Björg Magnúsdóttir, Jóhanna Friðrika Sæmundsdóttir, Silja Hauksdóttir
Premiere: Q2 2021
Sales: NBCUniversal Global Distribution (Worldwide), Lumiere (Benelux)

Iceland, 8×50’
Produced by Glassriver for RÚV
Producers: Arnbjorg Haflidadottir, Andri Omarsson
Director: Eva Sigurdardottir
Screenwriters: Kolbrun Bjornsdottir, And Vala Thorsdottir
Premiere: 2021/2022
Sales: Reinvent


Nordic Drama Series Showcase at Berlinale Series Market 2021
Time: Wednesday, March 3, 13:30 – 14:00
Place: EFM online
Online Market Badge required
Check out the EFM event here

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