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THE 25TH FILMS FROM THE SOUTH FESTIVAL IS TAKING PLACE IN OSLO THIS OCTOBER. ONE OF THE ATTRACTIONS IS THE FIRST TIME SCREENING OF THE IRAQI/NORWEGIAN FEATURE FILM EL CLáSICO.

Writer, director and producer Halkawt Mustafa has made a unique roadmovie of humour and drama, taking us from Iraq to Spain. El Clásico is the term describing a football match between the fierce enemies Real Madrid and Barcelona. This match is also the end of a journey in a film about the most important things in life: Love, football and Ronaldo’s shoes.

The film is excellent shot by Kjell Vassdal, edited by Inge-Lise Langfeldt and Trond Bjerknes has composed the music. Sound design by Bahman Ardalan, Studio Bahman in Teheran.

Post-produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus. Colour grading, VFX and online by Haavard Albertsen, additional online work by Bengt Ove Sannes and Mathias Theissen. The world premiere of El Clásico is at the Dubai International Film Festival in December, as part of the Official Selection program. DIFF presents more than120 features, short films and documentaries from the Arab world and beyond. Take a look at the El Clásico trailer, edited by Ove Kenneth Nilsen, online by Mathias Theissen and sound design by Erik Ljunggren.

GET IS A LEADING FIBRE-BASED BROADBAND PROVIDER IN NORWAY, WITH A NETWORK STRETCHING FROM HAMMERFEST IN THE NORTH TO KRISTIANSAND IN THE SOUTH.

In their latest campaign produced by Small Film, two short films remind us of that the summer is already a memory. Images are memories. A jump from the dock into the sunny water with your friends has been given that wage and yellow colour wrapping of nostalgia. Nice and smart from one of the new Small Film directors Tor Einstadblad, who is acclaimed for his warm and visual style. Also an excellent encouragement to save, store and restore your memories in the cloud with Get Sky. Just to make it clear: Get Sky is included in your broadband subscription. And remember, as the second film indicates: Accidents do happen. The ultimate nightmare of every user of any sort of computer or other technological device for that matter – a whole glass of ice coffee or something similar and wet all over your keyboard. In slow motion – so you can really get the feel of it.

Produced by Elisabeth Enstad, post-produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus: Edited by Thomas Løvig, online by Mathias Theissen and Haavard Albertsen, colour grading by Haavard Albertsen. Sound design by Frode Løes Hvatum and Lydhodene.

FANTEFILM HAS PRODUCED TWO FILMS FOR THE BETTING AND GAMING COMPANY GUTS.COM.

By using the well-known, but oh so effective freeze-the-image mode, they are getting straight to the core of the company by making us guess and bet on the outcome. Do Nina dare to cut all of her long hair off? Will Ola have enough guts to kick the ball in a straight volley? We are given the pros and cons of why they should or should not have the guts to do so, in films that tickle the curiosity.

Directed by Gaute Hesthagen, produced by Audun Lyngholm Wittenberg, post-produced by Lene Cathrine Albertsen and Hocus Focus. Ola Ohlson has edited the film, online by Bengt Ove Sannes and colour grading by Haavard Albertsen. Sound design by Stig Holte.

KJELDSBERG IS A LOCAL COFFEE ROASTING COMPANY IN TRONDHEIM. THE COMPANY HAS MADE COFFEE ALL THE WAY BACK TO 1856, WITH COFFEE BEANS COMING FROM BRAZIL, COLOMBIA, CENTRAL-AMERICA AND AFRICA.

In the latest campaign from Kjeldsberg created by Einar Film & Fortellinger, we meet crane operator Cecilie, lighthouse keeper Rolf and the road sweeper Bengt Johnny in three beautifully shot testimonial films. All three of them have the most fascinating and important kind of work. Although often lonesome and invisible for the rest of us. As Cecilie says – it’s me and the birds. Norway is full of hardworking people doing their work during nighttime and in solitude. Kjeldsberg is doing their best to provide these important people with really, really good coffee.

From director Jens Lien and producer Therese Bøhn. Shot by Anders Flatland, post-produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus: Editing by Ove Kenneth Nilsen, online and colour grading by Haavard Albertsen. Sound design by Erik Ljunggren.

SATURDAY WATCHED A PACKED CINEMA IN HORTEN THE PREMIERE SCREENING OF #HORTENLOVE.

The film is a cooperation project between the local authority of Horten and the business community with the aim of promoting Horten as a brand. Hocus Focus was invited to produce a film and make the people of Horten proud of their city. The reception was exceptional with more than 40 000 views and 1200 sharings the first 24-hours. With #HortenLove, everyone at Hocus Focus has been involved, from idea and pre-production to production and post-production. Managing director and post-producer Lene Cathrine Albertsen has directed, while post-producer and photographer Ole-Arild Svendsen is responsible for shooting the film, together with Haavard Albertsen, Ove Kenneth Nilsen and Henrik Berge. Additional photo by Simon Hawken. Drone footage by Geir Wikse. Edited by Ove Kenneth Nilsen. Colourgrading and vfx by Haavard Albertsen. Music composed by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen who also did the sound design. Co-produced by Lighthouse/ Silje Bekkevold. The voice-over is written by Petter Bryde and performed by Nicolai Cleve Broch.