CO-PRODUCTIONS. The DFI can support 5-9 minor co-productions in feature films per year. Read how to apply for funding and find terms, application deadlines and contact information.
Funding for danish films
The Danish Film Institute (DFI) supports the production of 20-25 feature films and 25-30 documentary and short films a year. Funds are awarded through three different schemes: the Film Commissioner Scheme, the Market Scheme and the New Danish Screen talent development scheme.
News from the DFI
Web series 'Sex' selected for Berlinale Series
14. jan 2020 | BERLIN 2020. Amalie Næsby Fick and Clara Mendes' six-episode web series 'Sex', which follows 22-year-old Cathrine's vulnerable search for desire and love, will be celebrating its international premiere in…
Anders Thomas Jensen prepares new comedy with Mads Mikkelsen and Nikolaj Lie Kaas
14. jan 2020 | IN PRODUCTION. The beginning of the new year sees the shooting of 'Riders of Justice', Anders Thomas Jensen and Zentropa's new comedy starring Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Nicolas Bro. Local release is set…
Oscar nomination to The Cave
13. jan 2020 | OSCAR 2020. Feras Fayyad's Toronto winner 'The Cave' is nominated in the Documentary Feature category at the Academy Awards, taking place 9 February.
Nominations for the Danish Critics' Bodil Awards 2020 announced
13. jan 2020 | BODIL AWARDS. Claustrophobic disaster film 'Cutterhead', Sundance-winner 'Queen of Hearts' and Tokyo-winner 'Uncle' are among the nominees for Best Danish Film at this year's Bodil Awards, held by the Danish film…
Victoria Carmen Sonne is Shooting Star in Berlin
09. jan 2020 | BERLIN 2020. Victoria Carmen Sonne, known for her roles in 'Holiday', 'Psychosia' and 'Winter Brothers', is selected as one of ten European Shooting Stars, a platform for promoting young actors during the…
Nominations for the Danish Robert Awards 2020 announced
06. jan 2020 | ROBERT. The hostage drama 'Daniel', Sundance winner 'Queen of Hearts' and Toronto-selected 'Before the Frost' scored big at the nominations for the Danish Robert Award, to be handed out on 26 January.
Three stories from Greenland and the Faroe Islands receive funding
20. dec 2019 | FUNDING. The Norddok fund, running in 2019, has granted production support for three documentary features. The fund aims to promote and strengthen the community among Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Denmark.
A Perfectly Normal Family selected for Rotterdam
18. dec 2019 | FESTIVAL. Malou Reymann's feature debut 'A Perfectly Normal Family', a story of a not so ordinary father-daughter relationship, will be celebrating its world premiere at the Rotterdam Film Festival in January.
Debut film 'Wildland' to world-premiere in Berlin
17. dec 2019 | BERLIN 2020. Sidse Babett Knudsen features prominently in Jeanette Nordahl's contemporary crime drama, 'Wildland', selected for the Berlin Film Festival's Panorama programme.
"It’s important to know what’s going on in other places"
17. dec 2019 | INTERVIEW. Jannik Splidsboel’s documentary 'Dreams from the Outback' portrays an Aboriginal community in Australia. Is that something a Danish filmmaker should even be doing? The question is not that simple,…