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COMING UP: A NEW CAMPAIGN OF 2012 FROM THE NORWEGIAN DIRECTORATE FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING (=UTDANNINGSDIREKTORATET), RELEASED THE 3RD OF SEPTEMBER. IT IS ALL ABOUT BEING YOUNG AND NEEDING A FRIEND OR TWO.

There are few things in life as touching as happy children and as vulnerable as children’s sad eyes. The beatifully coloured film almost radiate warmth and compassion, as we experience the contrast between the two – the happy and many, and the sad and lonely. Accompanied by the fragile voice of the MGP Jr. winner of last year Sval Rosenløw Eeg and her insightful lyrics of TRENGER DEG (= Need you), the film communicates its very important message in a brilliant way: Children learn friendship from adults. It is parents and adults reponsibility to initiate friendship and build bridges between their children. The film is part of this years preventive anti-bullying campaign and the goal is to create local engagement in each and every municipality in our country. It is of course no coincidence that the campaign is released at the beginning of a new school year, a time of the year we know many, many children dread. So, this is an important film which serves its cause right, from the production company Small Film and director Mikkel Ohrvik. Produced by Elisabeth Enstad, post produced by Jon Anders Klausen and Hocus Focus: Editing by Thomas Løvig, online and colour grading by Haavard Albertsen. Sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen.

DID YOU EVER ASK YOURSELF THE QUESTION WHETHER IT IS POSSIBLE TO FIND A CONNECTION BETWEEN OLAV DEN HELLIGE (THE KING OF NORWAY FROM 1015 TO 1028) AND THE BUTTER BREMYKT?

Well, take a look at the fabulous new commercial campaign from the production company Fantefilm, and you will see that there is a possible link there. Oh yes, all the way back to the battle of Stiklestad and the iron helmets. Even more fascinating is it that the great Napoleon is involved too. Actually he ate some cake with his impressive uniform in tact in a living room in Norway. That is why we have a cake called Napoleon's cake. The adaptability is immense of course, but even so - we love the free fantasy in motion. And just to make sure you also know why pancakes are called "pannekake" in Norwegian... The time before Bremykt existed, the pancakes always got stuck in the pan. So stuck that in any attempt to turn the cake around, the pan smashed into the forehead (panne) of the poor cook. Great fun from director Roar Uthaug and producer Hugo Hagemann Føsker. Post produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus: Edited by Thomas Løvig, colour graded by Haavard Albertsen, vfx, mattepainting and online by Haavard Albertsen and Bengt Ove Sannes. Sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen. What was life really like before Bremykt? You will find the answers to this important question here, in these extraordinary films.

COMING UP: A FASCINATING AND FAST-FORWARD FILM TO GET YOUR ATTENTION. WHAT EXACTLY IS THE DELTA CENTRE? IT IS THE NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTRE FOR PARTICIPATION AND ACCESSIBILITY, WHICH MEANS THE FOLLOWING: ITS MAIN GOAL IS TO CONTRIBUTE TO ENABLING CHILDREN, ADULTS AND OTHERS WITH DISABILITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NORWEGIAN SOCIETY ON EQUAL TERMS WITH THE REST OF US.



The film is shot on 5D and the locations are key places in Oslo like inside and outside of the Central Station. By using fast-motion, the crowds of people are anonymous. However by occasionally slowing down, we notice those with specific needs and how they are able to manoeuvre through markings, elevators, door openers, guide dogs and so on. I really do like the girl in the red dress, spinning around just inside the main entrance of the Opera to Tone Damli’s Grand Prix hit ”Butterfly”: ”I think I need some air to start breathing”. It is a good and necessary cause financially supported by the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. The production company is Smallfilm with director Mikkel Ohrvik and producer Elisabeth Enstad. Post produced by Henriette Carlsen and Hocus Focus. Edited by Thomas Løvig, online and grading by Bengt Ove Sannes. Sound design by Anders Mørk and Lydhodene. For more information or if you simply are curious, take a look at www.deltanettet.no

CAN SOMEONE PLEASE MAKE THE AMERICAN SHUT UP?! A RATHER NEW AND FABULOUS COMMERCIAL FROM THE PRODUCTION COMPANY TRØBBEL FILM AND DIRECTOR UBBE HAAVIND IS ALREADY ROLLING ON YOUR TELEVISION SCREENS.

It does not get more American than this - that loud, American voice-over telling us about The Big One American diner: A series of tasteful American food - from frozen to fabulous in no time. Chicken wings, onion rings, deliciously glazed spareribs (those ribs really do sparkle in this commercial) and American cheeseburgers. We are told to forget about tacos, which actually might be a good idea after reading the statistics of how many tacos an average Norwegian family eats per year. Are we really that unimaginative? It doesn't get more Norwegian either, than that the teenage daughter, impressed by her father's cooking, asking the all American dude to be quiet. And yes, in 2012 we are still impressed by a man who manages to make dinner from ready-made frozen food. Produced by Kristin Emblem and post produced by Pia Nyhus and Hocus Focus: Edited by Thomas Løvig, colour grading by Haavard Albertsen, online by Bengt Ove Sannes and sound design by Johannes Ringen. We sure get hungry, so the commercial must definitely do something right!

COMING UP: A SHORT AND INSPIRATIONAL DOCUMENTARY IN THREE PARTS. THIS IS A FILM FROM THE NORWEGIAN PRODUCER OF JUICE CALLED SUNNIVA, A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY COMPANY OF TINE.

Last autumn Sunniva was looking for people with sunshine in their heart and mind", and they found Hamisi: A nice, always smiling, positive and optimistic guy from Congo. The thirty-year-old man fled from his home country and the war after loosing all of his family. First, he was a refugee in the neighbour country Uganda and then Norway and Moelven. He could not read nor write and the only word he could pronounce was NORSK. He dreamt of becoming a bus driver and Sunniva decided to help him, or more precisely - they helped him with the resources so he could help himself. You are invited to follow his great story and see Hamisi take his first step on the road to a driving license, category x. From the director Andreas Lisberg, the producer Jannecke Nordskog and the production company Paradox Reklame: An irresistible story of happiness. Post produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus. Edited by Rolf Thomas Løvig, colour grading by Haavard Albertsen, online by Bengt Ove Sannes and Haavard Albertsen. Sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen. Take a look and be inspired.