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YOU ARE EITHER EXTREMELY BUSY OR YOU HAVE ALREADY TAKEN A LONG VACATION IN ANOTHER GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY (I.E. OUTSIDE THE BORDERS OF NORWAY) IF YOU NEVER HAVE HEARD ABOUT THE ROCKA.

The feature film is already a much discussed and debated production, because it initially was declined ordinary public viewings at the cinemas in Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim. Many thought this to be both film politically strange and unfair, as the reviews were good. Anyhow, the film belongs to a genre of our time, the mockumentary, and it tells the story about Big B Thunders. At the age of 44, he quit his job and follows his dream to become a rock star. Fat, forty and finished? Not at all. An hilarious comedy in all its embarrassment from writer and director Robert Næss, with Hans Bastian Borg, Thor Staff Christiansen and Brage Kvasbø. It is worth noticing that all of these Rock'n Roll guys are using their authentic names - in real mockumentary style - and of course they are meeting other authentic rock dudes, like Ronni Le Tekrø and Thomas Seltzer. Hocus Focus had the pleasure of helping with some post production on the film. Mathias Theissen has worked on colour grading and VFX. The DVD/Blu-Ray hit the street on the 27th of June, so go and get it!

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

THIS IS THE PERFECT TIMING FOR A RESTPLASS COMMERCIAL. IT IS STILL RATHER COLD, IT IS STILL RAINING AND IT IS ALREADY JUNE.

The man in green called Jason, who is telling us about Restplass, the most well-known travel agency in Norway on The Internet, might be our saviour. When the craving for a hot summer is getting irresistible, he can offer us cheap, remaining plane tickets, trips to the big cities and adventures to the Mediterranean countries. And it does not stop here, because you can also book hotels, cars and the more exclusive cruises, that can make your imagination run wild. Lucky for us, there is also a competition going on, where we can win free plane tickets. Restplass.no is by now the largest provider and mediator of trips on the Net in our home country. The company is owned by Reisegiganten (=The giant of travelling). The production company is Small Film and the director is Mikkel Ohrvik. Produced by Rut Solli and post produced by Jon Anders Klausen and the following team from Hocus Focus: Henrik Berge (editing), Bengt Ove Sannes (colour grading and online) and Preben Grieg-Halvorsen (sound design). It is still time to book your fantasy holiday at www.restplass.no hurry, hurry!

THE PRODUCTION COMPANY MOTION BLUR AND DIRECTOR STEN HELLEVIG IS TAKING US TO A LITTLE SUMMER CONCERT. IN COOPERATION WITH STABBURET, THE SUPPLIER OF THE JUICE GØY, WE ARE INTRODUCED TO OTHER WAYS OF USING GØY THAN DRINKING IT.

A girl is playing the world famous piece "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven from 1810 on glasses filled with juice, which is a little event in itself. However, the atmosphere of the long outdoor table, the warmth and the colours of summer are unbeatable. A huge, happy family, bridging generation gaps and eating delicious food - yes, it might bring forward images of an Italian Mafioso movie, but this is in the much nicer context of Norwegian saft (=juice). There is, I will imagine, no surprise that a product with such a name as GØY (=fun) is especially targeted at children. However, without any artificial sweeteners and coming up with four different tastes, it is a drink as good as it gets even if you are a grown up. Here is the slogan: You don't get more GØY than what you provide yourself (it sounds better in Norwegian!). Produced by Ola Narum Berg, post produced by Pia Nyhus and Hocus Focus. Edited by Ove Kenneth Nilsen, online and grading by Bengt Ove Sannes. Sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen. The summer is here.

WELCOME TO THE WILDERNESS OF THE NORWEGIAN WOODS. IT IS BEAUTIFUL IN ALL ITS "GREENESS", THE BIRDS ARE SINGING AND THE SUN IS LURKING BEHIND THE TREES.

In the middle of all this nature appears the Norwegian version of Sir David Attenborough. Dressed in all green as a sort of camouflage, he is whispering away to the camera. We are getting that exciting feeling that he is about to take us with him on an exciting adventure into to the unknown. What are we looking for - a bear? An elk? Or perhaps wolves? The sound of sticks that are breaking and the camouflage man sneaking around increases the tension, as we suddenly are brought to a road and a bus is arriving. It is not animals we are looking for, it is BRAKAR. Brakar is the new name of the public transport in the county of Buskerud, and there you have it (I only hope I did not spoil anyone’s high hope for a monster). A visually excellent and very well communicating little information film from the production company Small Film, directed by Mikkel Ohrvik and produced by Rut Solli. Post produced by Hocus Focus and Anne Roksvåg. Edited by Henrik Berge, online and colour grading by Bengt Ove Sannes. Sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen. For more information about where Brakar can take you, take a look at www.brakar.no