PRESS RELEASES

18 July 2024

SF Studios and Warner Bros. Discovery sign new partnership agreement

SF Studios and Warner Bros Discovery have signed a new content partnership agreement that gives WBD’s streaming service Max´s subscribers in the Nordics the opportunity to be the first to stream SF Studios’ local and international distribution titles, after the films have been shown at the cinema and offered as purchase and rental films.


28 June 2024

Kaly Halkawt becomes the first recipient of The Ingmar Bergman Script Award

At the closing ceremony of the 20th edition of Bergman Week at Fårö in Sweden, it was announced that Kaly Halkawt is the first recipient of the newly established Ingmar Bergman Script Award, a collaboration between SF Studios and the Bergman Center, for her feature film script Donia's World (Swedish title: Donias värld). The award aims to encourage emerging filmmakers and screenwriters to write sc...


3 June 2024

SF Studios and SVT to produce new adaptation of Astrid Lindgren’s Life on Seacrow Island, Beta Film handles international sales

SF Studios and SVT (Sveriges Television) in collaboration with Beta Film Kids & Family are producing a new adaptation of Astrid Lindgren’s beloved series Life on Seacrow Island (Swedish title: Vi på Saltkråkan), directed by Fredrik Edfeldt. The six-episode series, written by Karin Arrhenius, takes place in modern times and will begin filming in Stockholm’s archipelago in June.


18 May 2024

The final film in Tarik Saleh's Cairo trilogy starts filming in May with Fares Fares and Lyna Khoudri

Eagles of the Republic, the third and final film in Tarik Saleh's Cairo trilogy after successful The Nile Hilton Incident (Grand Jury Prize award, Sundance 2017) and Cairo Conspiracy aka Boy from Heaven (Best Screenplay, Cannes 2022) starts principal photography in May. Written and directed by Tarik Saleh with award winning actor Fares Fares in the leading role. SF Studios distributes the film pan...


16 May 2024

SF Studios boards upcoming feature film about Ingmar Bergman

SF Studios is currently developing a new feature film about director Ingmar Bergman together with the production company Beret Film. Bergman will be played by the acclaimed Swedish actor Robert Gustafsson, and the screenplay is written by Henrik Jansson-Schweizer, Eric Broberg och Robert Gustafsson. SF Studios will distribute the film in the Nordics.


15 May 2024

SF Studios greenlights action thriller The Nation’s Gambit, REinvent starts pre-sales

SF Studios has greenlit the action thriller The Nation’s Gambit (Norwegian title: En nasjon i sjakk) which will now go into production. The film, directed by Jens Lien and based on Norwegian author Johan Høst’s successful crime novel of the same name, will be adapted into a feature film by the Norwegian production company Stig og Stein Studio with SF Studios and Film i Väst as co-producers. SF Stu...


7 May 2024

Production has started on The New Nurses season 6

Last week, on April 29, filming began for our TV2 production The New Nurses season 6 (Danish title: Sygeplejeskolen). Claudia Boderke and Lars Mering return as the main writers, while Senia Dremstrup produces for SF Studios. The series is set to premiere later this year on Danish TV2 Play and TV2 Charlie.


25 April 2024

SF Studios to distribute Danish drama Second Victims

SF Studios will distribute the Danish one-location drama Second Victims. The film, directed by Zinnini Elkington in her feature film debut, stars Özlem Saglanmak alongside Trine Dyrholm in the lead role, co-starring is Anders Matthesen, Mathilde Arcel, Iman Meskini and Olaf Johannessen.


18 April 2024

Paranoia nominated for Sustainable Production Award at the Global Production Awards

SF Studios' Danish production Paranoia has been nominated for Sustainable Production Award at the Global Production Awards.


18 March 2024

SF Studios’ productions announced for Netflix - Presentation of A Part of You

On Monday, Netflix presented four SF Studios productions at their "Next on Netflix" event, highlighting the streamer’s upcoming Nordic lineup. Little Siberia, Je M’Appelle Agneta and Maybe Baby 2 were announced, along with a presentation of A Part of You.


15 March 2024

SF Studios to distribute Little Ghost Laban

After years of anticipation, Little Ghost Laban (Swedish: Lilla spöket Laban), created by author Inger and illustrator Lasse Sandberg, returns to cinemas in a brand-new animated film premiering in Swedish cinemas in October this year. The film is produced by Art & Bob and distributed by SF Studios in the Nordics. REinvent handles international sales.


5 March 2024

Jesper Rönndahl and Martin Høgsted in the first Danish-Swedish action comedy ever

This week the filming of the first ever Danish-Swedish action comedy series starts. The acclaimed comedians Jesper Rönndahl and Martin Høgsted has created and written the series and also play the leading roles as two border police officers who land in the middle of a dangerous mission in the criminal world. Martin Høgsted is also the director. The series is expected to premiere on SVT in spring 20...


1 March 2024

SF Studios’ production The Abyss tops the list as the most watched non-English film on Netflix

SF Studios' disaster film The Abyss (Swedish title: Avgrunden), which premiered in Swedish cinemas in September last year, has become a worldwide sensation on Netflix. During the first two weeks since its release on February 16, the film has attracted a total of 29,200,000 views and been the most watched non-English film for two consecutive weeks.


29 February 2024

First look at Mikkel Serup's political thriller Kingmaker

Today Meta Film and SF Studios share the first stills from Mikkel Serup's political thriller Kingmaker (Danish title: Mørkeland), the long-awaited sequel to the popular and award-winning feature film Kongekabale from 2004. In Kingmaker, the audience will be reunited with Anders W. Berthelsen in the lead role of journalist Ulrik Torp and his editor Henrik Moll, played by Nicolas Bro. But there are ...


28 February 2024

SF Studios aquires the film adaptation rights to Sofie Lassen-Kahlke’s crime debut Adam's Heir

SF Studios has acquired the rights to the film adaptation of Sofie Lassen-Kahlke's successful crime debut Adam’s Heir (original title: Adams Arv), which was published by Politikens Forlag in November 2023. Adam’s Heir has already sold over 20,000 copies and will be presented to an international audience at the London Book Fair next month. Adam’s Heir will be produced by Marcella Dichmann, film man...


9 February 2024

Premiere for Arnie Alligator and his Jungle Friends

Today, SF Studios' animated feature film Arnie Alligator and his Jungle Friends (Arne Alligator och djungelkompisarna) premieres in Swedish and Finnish cinemas. On February 3 there was a gala premiere in Stockholm. The well-known Nordic children’s character Arnie Alligator was present together with the producers of the Arnie Alligator's music videos, creator Marcus “Macke” Granberg and Anton Molan...


8 February 2024

Gala premiere for SF Studios' supernatural thriller Paranoia

SF Studios' Danish supernatural thriller Paranoia (original title: Paranoia) premieres today on February 8 in Danish cinemas. The film is directed by Kari Vidø and had its gala premiere on January 30 in Copenhagen. The film is based on Birgitte Lorentzen's book Cykose with a script written by Birgitte Lorentzen and Henrik Kristensen. Paranoia stars Danish rising stars Zoe Bryan Hertz and August Is...


5 February 2024

Queen Margrethe II wins Robert Award for her work in Ehrengard – The Art of Seduction

On February 3, the annual Danish Robert Awards took place which honors the best in film and TV during the past year. SF Studios’ Netflix production Ehrengard – The Art of Seduction won for Queen Margrethe II’s costume design. Producer Marcella Dichmann was there to accept the award on behalf of The Queen.


5 February 2024

Norwegian film adaptation Stargate – A Christmas Story starts shooting with stellar cast

On Thursday February 8, the heartwarming Christmas film adaptation Stargate – A Christmas Story will start its principal shooting. The film is based on Ingvild Rishøi's critically acclaimed, award-winning and bestselling book of the same name. The film is directed by Ida Sagmo Tvedte's, who has also written the script together with Ingvild Rishøi. The cast includes Jan Gunnar Røise and Bartek Kami...


25 January 2024

Oxen is nominated for the Danish Tv-Prisen

SF Studios' Danish action thriller series Oxen has been nominated for Best Fiction – Long Form at the Danish TV awards TV-prisen. The series, which has been a major success domestically, was last week selected to participate in Berlinale Series. TV-Prisen will take place March 15. See all the nominees here.


23 January 2024

SF Studios theatrical distribution titles receive 9 Oscar nominations

Today, the Oscar nominations were announced, and SF Studios distribution titles received a total 9 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director (Jonathan Glazer), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Sound, and Best International Film for our international acquisition title The Zone of Interest. Additionally, SF Studios’ Sony titles Napoleon received nominations for Best Costume Design, Best Pr...


23 January 2024

Sjur Vatne Brean and Erik Hivju play Gunnar Sønsteby in the Norwegian World War II drama No. 24

During World War II, Gunnar Sønsteby was agent No. 24 and Norway’s greatest leader of the resistance movement. After the war, he devoted his life to meetings with young people, and messages about protecting freedom and democracy. The upcoming feature film No. 24 (original title: NR 24), tells the story of both chapters in his life, with Sjur Vatne Brean (24) and Erik Hivju (76) in the roles of Søn...


17 January 2024 - Last updated 22 January 2024

Screening of SF Studios' hit thriller series Oxen at the Berlinale Series Market

We are happy to share that SF Studios' Danish action thriller series Oxen will be screened at the Berlinale Series Market, having already reached impressive audience figures on Danish television. The six-part series is based on the international bestseller book series Oxen by Jens Henrik Jensen. The series is directed by Jannik Johansen and produced by SF Studios with producers Senia Dremstrup and...


17 January 2024 - Last updated 7 March 2024

SF Studios produces new film about JerryMaya’s Detective Agency directed by Tina Mackic

SF Studios today announces the plans for the new film about JerryMaya’s Detective Agency directed by Tina Mackic (Sommarskuggan), who also directed the previous film JerryMaya's Detective Agency – The Riddle of the Scorpion (2022). The sequel is called Jerry-Maya’s Detective Agency – The Lost Mascot and is intended to be both a scary and funny Halloween film for children with an expected premiere ...


15 January 2024

SF Studios' production and distribution titles win 4 Guldbagge Awards

Tonight the Guldbagge Awards ceremony was held in Stockholm. The Guldbagge Awards celebrates outstanding achievements in the Swedish film industry. We are excited and proud that SF Studios’ production and distribution titles received a total of 13 nominations and won 4 awards at the gala tonight.  


10 January 2024

SF Studios receives 13 Robert nominations in Denmark

Today the nominations for the Danish Robert Awards 2024 were announced, and our production and distribution titles received a total of 13 nominations, including Best Film for our distribution title Empire (Original title: Viften), which received 6 nominations. Our Netflix production Ehrengard – The Art of Seduction received 3 nominations while our TV2 production Oxen received 2 nominations. Additi...


5 January 2024 - Last updated 10 January 2024

SF Studios will complete the production of the Danish series White Sands

TV 2 in Denmark has today announced that SF Studios will complete the production of the popular Danish crime series White Sands (original title: Hvide Sande). When the production company Deluca Film was declared bankrupt at the end of October 2023, the second season of the TV series came to a halt. The shooting will restart in February 2024 in Denmark. The creater of this season is Morten Dragsted...


5 January 2024

Success for Hov1 Forever in Swedish cinemas

The concert film Hov1 Forever premiered in Swedish cinemas on January 4 with great success. The film takes place during the renowned Swedish band Hov1's summer 2023 tour and gives a rare insight into the band's life, friendship and the strong relationship with the fans. When the tickets were released on December 20, Filmstaden's online ticket service crashed as a result of the huge interest from t...


29 December 2023 - Last updated 5 January 2024

The Swedish cinema audience loves the action comedy The Final Race

SF Studios' action comedy The Final Race has since its premiere on Christmas Day 2023, attracted almost 100,000 cinemagoers and is the most watched film this holiday season. It is also on its way to become the most watched Swedish film since the pandemic. The premiere on Christmas Day was the best opening day for a Swedish film since Christmas 2019. It is also the third best opening day this year,...


25 December 2023

Meet the talent from The Final Race

SF Studios today releases a series of Talking Heads interviews with the talent from our new action comedy The Final Race (Swedish title: Ett sista race), that premieres in Swedish cinemas today on December 25.  Watch the interviews with lead actors David Hellenius and Malin Åkerman, director Edward af Sillén and producer Stefan H. Lindén on our Youtube channel.  Watch SF Studios Talking Heads int...