Nominated films for Amandus BLIKKFANG


Endelig kan vi presentere de nominerte filmene til den første utgaven av Amandus BLIKKFANG.

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As previously announced, Amandus BLIKKFANG is the new festival for film students and young filmmakers between 20-26 years in the Nordic countries, and the first edition will be held in Lillehammer from September 24-26.

With over 200 submitted films, it’s been quite a job to watch all the films and select the final list of nominated films. There has been a lot of hard choices, and many great films that unfortunately didn’t make the cut.

The selection committee has been led by program director in the festival Eivind Nordengen, filmmaker Frøydis Fossli Moe, festival director at Movies on War Øystein Egge, journalist and editor Ida Madsen Hestman, and representatives from Lillehammer Film Society Even SteineMaren MandtMorten Berg LarsenPeder Erdal and Peter Djordjevic.

There are films represented from all over the Nordic countries, in different genres and from many different film schools, as well as independent productions.

And here are the selected films:

  • Thank You and Merry Christmas directed by Konsta Verta (Finland)
  • ANT directed by Mateo R. Christensen (Norway)
  • Baby Fingers directed by Adrian Dalen (Høgskulen i Volda, Norway)
  • Banana directed by Una Golmen (TV-Skolen i Lillehammer, Norway)
  • Before long directed by Sylvia Le Fanu (Den norske filmskolen, Norway)
  • Blinding Fortune directed by Johan Andreas Malvik (Høyskolen Kristiania, Norway)
  • Cam Boy directed by Ivar Aase (Den norske filmskolen, Norway)
  • Can you see the sound directed by Abel Skancke Aarflot (Oslo Fotokunstskole, Norway)
  • Correct directed by Daniel Anda (Norway)
  • Dasein directed by Olav Evang, Julian Solli , Oskar Hegge, Jørgen Skogsrud (Norway)
  • Developing a language directed by Laurens Pérol (, Norway)
  • Fence directed by Hilke Rönnfeldt (Super16, Denmark)
  • Film Found directed by Claudia Munksgaard-Palmqvist (Høgskulen i Volda, Denmark, Norway)
  • Fucking adopted directed by Nora Nivedita Tvedt (Den norske filmskolen, Norway)
  • Guarding Fires directed by Inga Pohjolainen (Aalto University ELO Film School, Finland)
  • Honey Eater directed by Sondre Masvie (Westerdals OSLO ACT, Norway)
  • I Once Saw The Light directed by Ibrahim Amaev (Norway)
  • Kristoffer directed by Anoar Holmestrand (Noroff Fagskole, Norway)
  • Musikk Maskinen directed by Frida Feline Nilsen (Norway)
  • No Exit for Reflections directed by Erik M. Mamen (Norway)
  • Nomads directed by Anna Rueskov Schleicher (The Animation Workshop, )
  • Not in Tanzania directed by Signe Rosenlund-Hauglid (Norway, Tanzania)
  • Our Land directed by jean-Luc Mwepu (Sweden)
  • Please Wait directed by Hazhir Ibrahimi (Den norske filmskolen, Norway)
  • Portrait of a Giant directed by Lizette Gunnesson (Högskolan Dalarna, Sweden)
  • RIOT5 directed by Violeta Fellay (The Animation Workshop, Denmark)
  • Spring Fling directed by Mari Ørstavik (Norway)
  • The Drowning Goat directed by Sebastian Johansson Micci (HDK-Valand, Gothenburg, Sweden)
  • The End of Originality directed by Laura Zayan (, Denmark)
  • The perfect homemade walnut loaf directed by Snorre Storjord (Noroff Fagskole - Oslo, Norway)
  • Tide directed by Sofie Helseth (NTNU, Norway)
  • Topp tur directed by Sophia Aronsen (Fagskolen Kristiania, Norway)
  • When the Gull Sleeps directed by Bendik D. Antonsen (Norway)
  • You are not alone directed by Anna Elise Martensen (Den norske filmskolen, Norway)

All filmmakers will be contacted with more information shortly.