HEART OF LIGHTNESS IS THE FIRST FEATURE FILM FROM JAN VARDØEN. THE FILM IS AN ADAPTATION OF HENRIK IBSENS PLAY «LADY FROM THE SEA», AND IS SHOT IN LOFOTEN, AMONGST HIGH MOUNTAINS UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN. THE NATURE IS REALLY BREATHTAKING!
Postproduction on the feature film by Hocus Focus: Editing by Ove Kenneth Nilsen. Grading by Haavard Albertsen. Online by Shanon Moratti and Mathias Theissen. Postproducer is Ole-Arild Svendsen. The film has it’s world premiere at Colosseum Kino in Oslo on 28th of may, with the rest of Norway following 30th May.
DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER MATTIS KOPPANG AND PRODUCTION COMPANY VARDE HARTMARK HAS MADE A FILM FOR THE NORWEGIAN CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION.
Over 8000 people in Norway have CP, and about 120 children are born every year with it. The CPAs aim is to help improve the living conditions for people with the affliction. The film is edited by Andreas Sverre. Online and grading by Shanon Moratti. Sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen. Post-produced by Jon Anders Klausen.
A NEW YEAR ALWAYS BRINGS WITH IT A FRESH START FOR A WHOLE LOT OF TV-SERIES. APPEARING ON OUR SCREENS THESE DAYS ARE NO LESS THAN THREE AWESOME NORWEGIAN SERIES PARTLY POST-PRODUCED AT HOCUS FOCUS.
Yes, we have been busy in 2014. But finally, we can brag about yet another season of HELT PERFEKT. About season 4 of the situation comedy slash mockumentary, we can only say that it is getting better and better. Thomas Giertsen and Ine Jansen are totally believable, and scene after scene are so embarrassing to watch, that it really hurts – well done. We are eternally grateful to contribute to this series, this time with online work by Shanon Moratti. Produced by Feelgood. Great humour as well, as we are invited by TVNorge to COSTA DEL KONGSVIK. Lene Kongsvik Johansen leaves the schoolsystem in Norway behind and brings many of the beloved characters to a charter hotel at Gran Canaria. Wenche is tired before she gets there, of course, Birgitte is desperate to save her marriage and the lovely Alfa male Alexander are ready to use a couple of trick to seduce the ladies. To be continued… Colour grading by Mathias Theissen and effect shots by Bengt Ove Sannes. Produced by Seefood TV. There is also much to laugh about, when you tag along PÅ TUR MED DAG OTTO. However of a more existential kind. Without a bike, but with great dreams and many challenges to do things he never has done before, it is at times a tough ride. His partner in crime Kristian Ødegård is still by his side, which is a good thing. The former bicycle champion managed to scare us all as he began spitting blood in the middle of a triathlon in England. Which leaves us with the questions: Is sport really healthy and how will all of this end? Tune in on recommendation from Hocus Focus. Colour grading by Mathias Theissen. Produced by Seefood TV.
JAMES BOND IS BACK IN BUSINESS. THIS TIME THE MAN IS ON A MISSION TO GET HOLD OF PRODUCTS AND THINGIES TO HIS MAGNIFICENT CAR FROM GS BILDELER – NORWAY’S LARGEST INDEPENDENT PROVIDER OF BITS AND PIECES TO BMW.
James Bond is back in business. This time the man is on a mission to get hold of products and thingies to his magnificent car from GS Bildeler – Norway’s largest independent provider of bits and pieces to BMW. The location appears as grand as it should be, with roaring helicopters, high mountaintops and test dolls on fire. Men and women in white coats add an aura of intelligence and innovation to the setting. Even Q is in place, accompanied by Hocus Focus’ very own Shanon Moratti in the background. Besides being an extra, Shanon made a Behind the Scenes-film from the shooting – a highly recommended production, great fun and for your eyes only at this web site. The commercial is a Small film production with a high level of ambition from director Michael Pfleghar and producer Elisabeth Enstad. Post-produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus with excellent sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen. Offline by Thomas Løvig. Online and colour grading by Haavard Albertsen.
THE FILM EGRESS FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED NORWEGIAN ARTIST KNUT ÅSDAM HAD ITS PREMIERE AT OSLO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL LAST WEEKEND.
Åsdam creates his art through film, video, photography, text, sound and architecture, searching for and investigating the borders between the subject and its environment. ENGRESS is located in a gas station in the outskirts of Oslo. The main characters work at the gas station and at the bottom of the oil company hierarchy. It is in the outskirts both geographically and socially, which is a rather dark place to be. Even - or perhaps especially - in the most wealthy country in the world. EGRESS is also screened as a part of an installation Knut Åsdam is exhibiting at Trondheim Kunstmuseum and at the exhibition EDGELANDS at Slought Foundation in Philadelphia, USA. The film is directed by Knut Åsdam, produced by Knut Åsdam and Leif Magne Tangen and shot by Martin Testar. Hocus Focus has worked with Åsdam on previous productions, and we have been given the opportunity and trust to do so again with EGRESS. Post produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen, editing and colour grading by Mathias Theissen, VFX by Shanon Moratti and Bengt Ove Sannes. Sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen. To be inspired, take a look at the review in Artforum, where EGDGELANDS is the critics' picks.