TV Drama Vision 2023: Navigating Disruption and Cultivating Talent
In the 2023 programme, we will take a closer look at the future of financing and diversified business models, deep dive into cross-border serial storytelling and the need for sustainability throughout the value chain. As always, we will welcome the broadcasters and streamers to join us on stage, and we will also present a special […]
47:e festivalen 26 Jan - 4 Feb, 2024
In the 2023 programme, we will take a closer look at the future of financing and diversified business models, deep dive into cross-border serial storytelling and the need for sustainability throughout the value chain.
As always, we will welcome the broadcasters and streamers to join us on stage, and we will also present a special focus on Norwegian drama series and their success with audiences all around the world in recent years.
With more than 50 guests and speakers on stage, and 40 drama series to be presented, TV Drama Vision is the must-go event in the Nordic region.
The 17th edition of TV Drama Vision will run February 1–2 in Göteborg. See the preliminary industry schedule here.
A first glimpse of Nordic series
We are presenting a first look at the selection of Nordic drama series at TV Drama Vision 2023, including an exclusive work in progress of award-winning film director Gabriela Pichler’s serial debut Painkiller.
Works in Progress: PAINKILLER In the series, we meet Dijana, a proud Balkan-mother and cleaning woman, and her daughter Andrea, officially a successful artist, unofficially still living with her mum.
Sweden, 6 x 28,5′. Produced by Anna-Maria Kantarius, Garagefilm International AB for SVT and YLE. Written by Johan Lundborg and Gabriela Pichler.
Works in Progress: BALLS A fast-paced series in the world of handball sports, tackling the thorny and ever-changing gender politics of today.
Iceland, 8 x 50′. Produced by Þórir Snær Sigurjónsson, Ragnheiður Erlingsdóttir, Skúli Fr. Malmquist, Zak Zak Filmworks for ÚV, YLE, SVT, DR, NRK. Written by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson, Halldór Laxness Halldórsson, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Jóhanna Friðrika Sæmundsdóttir and Katrín Björgvinsdóttir .
Series in Development: The Wedding Party The low-born Garen (50) gets the opportunity to raise her status in the Sami community when her son is to marry a reindeer herder. If she can pull off the perfect wedding for 3000 guests, her legacy will live on. But she needs her dysfunctional group of siblings to help her to succeed. Together they are on a countdown to disaster as their unresolved conflicts take centre stage. Will this wedding destroy their family once and for all, or will they come through it with a closer and truer bond than before?
Norway, 8 x 30’. Produced by Maria Ekerhovd and Elisa F. Pirir, MER Film AS for NRK. Written by Åse Kathrin Vuolab, Pauline Wolff and Jörgen Hjerdt.