Norska thrillern Vågen invigde Haugesunds filmfestival

I helgen invigdes The Norwegian International Film Festival i Haugesund av kronprins Haakon. Invigningsfilm var den norska thrillern Vågen i regi av Roar Uthaug, som samproducerats av Film Väst. Dessutom har filmpriset Amanda delats ut. Festivalen pågår 15–21 augusti. Bølgen/Vågen av Roar Uthaug är en thriller om det som alla vet i byn Gerianger: En [...]

GOLD COAST in official competition at Karlovy Vary

Film Väst's co-production Gold Coast by Daniel Dencik in official competition at 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival that takes place July 3–11, 2015. Danish documentary maker Daniel Dencik will present his first feature, Gold Coast, about a young anti-colonial idealist who sets out for Danish Guinea to set up a coffee plantation – but [...]


Film i Väst is one of Europe’s most successful co-producers and Scandinavia’s preeminent regional film fund. Over the years Film Väst co-productions have also been richly re­warded with nominations and awards at the world’s most prestigous events including fes­tivals such as Cannes and Berlin and galas such as the Golden Globes, the European Film Awards and the Oscars.

FILM I VÄST – a part of Region Västra Götaland.

Västra Götaland is Sweden’s foremost region for culture. Through dedicated effort and the country’s largest cultural budget, both in absolute terms and per capita, culture has a self-evident role in social life. Culture is a basic precondition for active, committed citizens – involvement contributes to democratic development. Culture can make people grow and is very important for employment, regional development and growth in Västra Götaland.

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