Powerful line-up for leading co-producer Film Väst presented in Cannes

Film Väst presented the films participating in the 68th Festival de Cannes and the new line-up of international and Swedish co-production for 2015 at their annual press conference in Cannes today. Film Väst's CEO Tomas Eskilsson welcomed everyone to the annual press conference in Cannes. He first presented the four co-produced films participating in this [...]

Film Väst to co-produce Vilhelm Moberg’s The Emigrants

Film Väst has announced the adaptation to the screen of Vilhelm Moberg's epic drama THE EMIGRANTS at the annual press conference in Cannes. The film will be directed by world renowned Daniél Espinosa. Vilhelm Moberg's novel The Emigrants from 1949 will be filmed again predominantly in the Film Väst region and directed by Daniél Espinosa, [...]

Child 44’s Daniél Espinosa to direct ’The Emigrants’

Child 44 director Daniél Espinosa is to helm a new adptation of period epic The Emigrants for Scandinavian major Svensk Filindustri. Details of the project were announced at the annual press conference held in Cannes by Swedish regional fund Film Väst. The Emigrants tells the story of Kristina and her husband Karl-Oskar, who emigrate from Sweden to America in [...]

Cannes: ’Child 44’ Director to Adapt ’The Emigrants’

Daniel Espinosa, director of Child 44, will re-team with his Easy Money producer Fredrik Wikstrom Nicastro for The Emigrants, an epic drama based on the novel by Vilhelm Moberg. The book was previously adapted by Jan Troell in 1971. That version, starring Liv Ullmann and Max von Sydow, was nominated for five Oscars, including for [...]

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Film i Väst är en av Europas ledande regionala filmfonder och efter Svenska Filminstitutet näst största finansiären av svensk film och tv-drama. Sedan starten 1992 har Film i Väst samproducerat fler än 1 000 svenska och internationella långfilmer, tv-drama, dokumentär- och kortfilmer. Samproduktionerna har vunnit Oscar, Golden Globe, Emmy och European Film Awards. Även på världens främsta filmfestivaler som Berlin och Cannes har Film i Västs samproduktioner varit framträdande. Sammanlagt har Film i Västs samproduktioner vunnit 161 Guldbaggar. Till det kommer ytterligare 325 nomineringar. Film i Väst är en del av Västra Götalandsregionen, Sveriges ledande filmregion.

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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