The Norwegian Film Institute

The Norwegian Filminstitute (NFI) operates under the auspices of The Royal Norwegian Ministry for Culture and is the government’s civil executive body for the film sector and its advisor in questions of film policy. Through Regulations delivered by the Ministry and its general mandate the NFI is charged with putting the government’s film policy into practice. 
The NFI provides support for Norwegian Films, televisions series and electronic games, and organizes training and talent development in the sector. The Institute is furthermore charged with facilitating and marketing Norway as an attractive shooting location for foreign film producers thorugh Film Commission Norway.


Co-producing with funding from the Norwegian Film Institute

Funding is available for foreign productions destined for theatrical releases, in which a Norwegian producer participates as a minority co-producer. It is also possible to obtain funding for documentary productions not produced for theatrical release with a Norwegian minority co-producer

Film & Kino

Film & Kino is a combination of a member organisation for Norwegian municipalities and an industry organisation for the cinema and video industries. The organisation, which was established in 1917, administers the Norwegian Cinema and Film Foundation and also runs the Mobile Cinema.


Filmparken, which is located in Oslo, is a gathering of location scouts, film producers, line producers, production companies and service suppliers for the film industry. Through 75 years of film producing Filmparken has become the main resource centre for productions of all kinds of films in Norway, whether it is human capital, technical equipment or financing you are looking for.



The Norwegian Film and TV Producers’ Association (Produsentforeningen)

Norwegian Film Worker’s Association (Filmforbundet)


Nordic Film & TV Fund

The purpose of the Nordic Film & TV Fund is to promote the production of audio-visual projects in the Nordic countries by participating in the top-up financing of feature films, TV-fiction, TV-series, short films and creative documentaries.