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COMING UP WITH COMPLIMENTS GUARANTEED, A NEW COMMERCIAL FILM FROM MATCH. DIRECTOR JOON BRANDT HAS PUT HIS SIGNIFICANT MARK OF QUALITY AND SEDUCTIVENESS ON THE PRODUCTION.

Like no other commercial promoting fashion, we are brought into what seems to be inside a pyramid in the land of Egypt, with old and pre-historic hieroglyphics from vanished times. Sand and parts of bricks are falling down beside what appears to be a beautiful woman with amazing eagle wings. As she raises and starts walking, she is transformed into a very chick modern woman in a light leather jacket, with tight jeans and with those high heels on. The campaign is as incredible as the visuals, as you are promised to get your money back if you buy fashion clothing at Match and nobody gives you a compliment. Beat that! To remind you, the deal is only for a selection of clothing, and not all the pieces in the Match stores. The production company is Go happy! and the film is produced by Miriam Pedersen Eeg. Post-produced by Pia Nyhus and the following team from Hocus Focus: Editor Henrik Berge, online and colour graded by Haavard Albertsen and sound design by Johannes Ringen. For more information, take a look for yourself at www.matchfashion.no

COMING UP: A COMMERCIAL BY THE PEOPLE TO THE PEOPLE. PIZZA GRANDIOSA IS AMONG THE FAVOURITE FOODS IN NORWAY.

It is therefore an excellent idea to invite more than 250 extras to part-take in a promotional film for the new innovation of a product - Grandiosa Kebab. What an unbeatable combination! Director Steinjo Grieg-Halvorsen and Tangrystan Productions must have had their hands full, making sure that this bunch of people was filmed on green screen on various locations in our long-stretched country. The result is fascinating, colourful and quirky, with a live scarecrow, rhythmic head movements, a blue car, hitchhikers and mountaintops. Air balloons and rolling pizzas. Vikings, belly dancers and cowboys. Grandiosa’s history of engaging commercials to be remembered is thus well kept by producer Kristian Hajdu, line producer Anja Kristiansen and photographer Nico Poulsson. Much fun for post producer Ole-Arild Svendsen and his team from Hocus Focus as well. The film was edited Ove Kenneth Nilsen, and it is not hard to see that this Grandiosa-fun kept the guys working online and with VFX busy for a while. That is Haavard Albertsen (who also did the colour grading), Bengt Ove Sannes and Mathias Theissen. Sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen.

THE PRODUCTION COMPANY QVISTEN ANIMATION HAS MADE A FINE COMMERCIAL PROMOTING A TREASURE FROM THE SOUTH OF NORWAY, NAMELY SØRLANDSCHIPS.

Here is the message they are communicating: The unusual good usual chips are a world sensation from the manufacturer Sørlandschips. Usual chips from Sørlandschips are in fact an unusual good usual chips based on a brand new recipe. Confused? Well, so am I, and so are the men and women at the factory in white overcoats. Particularly Ingolf, the one who talks about philosophy and the meaning of life. The newcomer among the chips-family is celebrated with trumpets, fanfares and a red ribbon. The oh so nerdy employees with lovely southern dialect, take on their assignment with great sincerity. It is obviously a big happening and there is no doubt in my mind that the chips are tasteful. It sounds incredible tempting, too. Particularly on a Sunday. Produced by Irene Sødahl Didrichson and post-produced by Pia Nyhus. From Hocus Focus: Ove Kenneth Nilsen (editor), Bengt Ove Sannes (online and colour grading) and Preben Grieg-Halvorsen (sound design). If you want to do some more in-depth research on the logic of the unusual usual potato chips, check out the film or the website at www.sorlandschips.no

THE ONE AND ONLY ANNE-KAT HÆRLAND IS BACK WITH A NEW TELEVISION TALKSHOW. A NEW SHOW MEANS A NEW VIGNETTE.

Director Are Kleivan and producer and photographer Thomas Løkkeberg have made a visually sparkling and sprinkling vignette with a dash of glamour. The image of Anne-Kat as the femme fatal with the sharpest tongue in Norway is well taken care of. She appears in soft focus and seductive colours, as she takes a bite of a shining star. She is blond, she is pretty and she is dangerous. A continuous threat to a whole nation. The first program was aired at TVNorge in February with surprisingly few viewers. No more than 193 000 saw the premiere (is that really so bad and compare to what?). The hope and intention was to establish the Anne-Kat program as the new humour flagship of the channel. But come one, give the grand lady a break and some time to find the shape and form and viewers. To conclude, we cannot be bothered with what was called the opening crisis for Anne-Kat. She is still the bravest and meanest of us all, slagging off everyone from Erna Solberg to Tone Damli. Take a look for yourself, and tune in Anne-Kat. Post produced by Hocus Focus and Jon Anders Klausen. Online and colour grading by Mathias Theissen.