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THE LATEST CAMPAIGN FROM SUBARU TAKES US BACK TO BASIC. FROM CITY LIFE AND DEEP INTO THE NORWEGIAN WOODS. TO SIMPLICITY IN BOTH COMMUNICATION AND IMAGES, WHERE THE KEYWORD IS SILENCE – A SILENCE SUBARU IS THE PROVIDER OF.

Very nice from Futatsu Industries and Fantefilm with director Andreas Lisberg. In cooperation with Hocus Focus: Post produced by Lene Albertsen, edited by Ove Kenneth Nilsen, colour grading by Haavard Albertsen, online by Bengt Ove Sannes and sound design by Erik Ljunggren.

MCDONALD’S LOVES THE NORWEGIAN FARMER. ACTUALLY, THE GIANT COMPANY LOVES THE HARDWORKING FARMERS SO MUCH, THAT A FOUR MINUTES COMMERCIAL FILM IS DEDICATED TO THEM.

Qvisten Animation and director Petter Jahre have produced a one-of-a-kind story of friendship in which puppets on strings held the main characters. The American street artist Ricky Syers has handmade the two good friends – the farmer and the restaurant worker – who stick together through the good times and the bad. Their relationship is that of silence and to describe this very special bond – no other than Ronan Keating and his “When You Say Nothing at All”. The song is originally a country song, however Mr Keating took it to number one at the charts in 1999, as it appeared on the soundtrack to the film Notting Hill. Well, now it is the soundtrack of a slightly shorter and less romantic story of Norwegian rural life and the way they nurture their potatoes, salads and cows. The quality of what the farmers produce equals the quality of what McDonald’s can offer - so there you have it.
See the film here

Post-produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus: Ove Kenneth Nilsen (editor), Haavard Albertsen (colour grading and VFX) and Preben Grieg-Halvorsen (sound design).

AFTER A FEW YEARS AWAY FROM RADIO, SILJE STANG IS BACK ON THE ETHER WITH «RADIOFROKOST» ON P4. JOINING HER CO-HOSTS BJØRN FAARLUND AND DANIEL HØGLUND EVERY MORNING AT 6 A.M.

From the creative minds over at Try/Apt. Directed by Lars & Christoffer, produced by Miriam Pedersen Eeg and Ho Happy!
Edited by Ove Kenneth Nilsen, online and colourgrading by Mathias Theissen, with sound design by Erik Ljunggren. Post produced by Pia Røe Nyhus.

THE WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY IS THE 10TH OF SEPTEMBER EVERY YEAR. WITH LENE MARLIN'S RECENT CHRONICLE IN MIND, THE IMPORTANCE OF SUCH A DAY IS UNQUESTIONABLE.

The focus on the overwhelmingly many young ones struggling with life, is confirmed and emphasised by The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) with support from World Health Organization (WHO).The documentary Leve/Live take the debate and work of preventing suicide a step further, on behalf of Red Cross in Norway. The basic principle of the organisation is the protection of human life, and as such the film tells the stories of several youths. They appear different in many ways - some of them with experience of loss; others have struggled with internal and well-hidden depression. The one thing they have in common is that they all have attempted suicide and survived. These are strong stories, which make an impact. As such, the film contributes to a deeper understanding of why, at the same time as it manages to rip off some of the old prejudice concerning suicide. Essential work from director and producer Fred Heggland and the production company Klikkmonster in cooperation with Red Cross, Jon Schultz, the Olaf-foundation and Unge Leve. Hocus Focus is grateful to have been given the opportunity to post-produce the documentary.
Editing by Ove Kenneth Nilsen, online and colour grading by Bengt Ove Sannes, sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen and post-produced by Pia Nyhus.

EVER HAD A REALLY BAD HEADACHE, FEELING THAT SOMEBODY IS PINCHING YOUR BRAIN? HAVE NO FEAR ANYMORE! PARALEN PROMISES YOU A TRIPLE EFFECT AGAINST HEADACHES.

Directed, produced and edited by Patrick Katzman and Blue Productions. Online and colourgrading by Mathias Theissen. Sound design and music production by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen, with our very own Ove Kenneth Nilsen (also known by his alias Aché) on vocals! Postproduced by Ole-Arild Svendsen.