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ALREADY A WINNER ON THE SCREENS AT CINEMAS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY: THE NORWEGIAN FEATURE FILM PORNOPUNG – AND IT LOOKS LIKE A MILLION DOLLARS.

Hocus Focus and Haavard Albertsen have had the honour of contributing with excellent colour grading work on the film. It was a really long way to go, taking the book written by Mads Larsen some years ago and adapting it to film. The production company Feil Film with director Johan Kaos and producer Ravn Vikhaug have even tested the up and coming way to finance a movie called Crowed Funding. That makes it even a greater achievement and more fun to be able to call the film a success – congratulation to you all. Just a little recap before we leave Pornopung to new audiences: It is a film about a young guy called Christian who moves to Oslo to finish his studies. He teams up with two other guys, and the most important thing in life at this point becomes how to get laid. The author claimed that the book would change the life of every man between 18 and 35 and the film Pornopung has been reviewed as both exceptional funny and a groundbreaking movie. To conclude - run to the nearest cinema and be surprised and shocked.

COMING UP: A SHORT FILM ABOUT DREAMING OF A BETTER LIFE - FROM DIRECTOR FARZAD SAMSAMI AND THE PRODUCTION COMPANY BLINKFILM. THE YOUNG BOY FOAD IS LIVING IN A COASTAL TOWN IN MOROCCO.

We get a glimpse of how he manages to make a living in the slow-motion of an opening sequence. In the warm and sandy landscape, beautifully depicted by photographer Philip Øgaard, a bunch of men in all ages including Foad are running. They are running after a white bus filled with tourists, trying to sell their treasures (not exactly artefacts) to the wealthy whites. One day Foad gets a business idea and he teams up with "the Norwegian guy who has become fat, and not yet returned to his homeland". The man’s name is Ole, and he is trustworthy played by Trond Høvik (remember him from for instance "En helt vanlig dag på jobben" from 2010 and “Alt for Egil” from 2004?). The film is current and contemporary in every way - both thematically and productionwise. And although it has the serious and dark theme of poverty, humanity and humoristic spirit define the film. A must see from director Farzad Samsami. Produced by Trude Refsahl and Njaal Lambrechts. Post produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus: Edited by Thomas Løvig, grading by Mathias Theissen and online/VFX by Zoltan Farkas. Sound design by Lydhodene.

IT HAS BEEN A WHILE SINCE THE RELEASE OF THE MUSIC VIDEO NILSEN ON YOUTUBE CREATED MASSIVE CHAIN-REACTIONS IN SOCIAL MEDIA. THE RAPPING AND RHYTHM IS COOL OF COURSE, BUT IT IS HOWEVER THE LYRICS WHICH HAS MADE AN IMPACT.

Particularly on Oslo girls and boys, I would imagine. Don Martin wanted to create his own Oslo-Anthem, and his subjective description of Norway's capital city is obviously recognised and shared by the many. And Don Martin might have a point, feeling the need of updating the beloved songs about Oslo from our most treasured artist - "I am so Oslo that you can call me Nilsen. Rudolf, Lillebjørn, Joachim. Choose which one". Note that the lyrics originally are in Norwegian. As a matter of fact, it is the first time Tommy Tee - the Godfather, the Master and the Veteran of Norwegian Rap - has tested how it feels to rap in his native language. Quite interesting, and as a true Oslo-man himself, it indicates that he really, really recognise the city of Oslo as his partner describes it. Shot in black and white, but relivingly free of gloom - it is down to earth realistic and uplifting. Hear, hear and well done by director and producer Kristoffer Klunk. Honour and glory to editor Henrik Berge too, who loves his work so much that the music video is cut after ordinary working hours at Hocus Focus.

IN THE LATEST COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGN FROM NORWAY'S LARGEST POTATO MANUFACTURER HOFF AS, WE ARE GOING BACK TO WHERE IT ALL STARTED.

The grand, old boys from Gjøvik and Vazelina Bilopphøggers are the greatest promoters of chopped up potatoes or pommes frites as most of us like to call it. Sitting at the kitchen table with an old radio, knitted Norwegian sweaters, talking with a charming and very recognisable dialect, the two can assure us that these potatoes are the best and most crispy pommes frites in the world. Beat that. And this they can promise in not one but three films, no game of dice is needed. Sweet, funny and very Norwegian from director Mikkel Ohrvik and the production company Small Film. Especially when Eldar defines the blond Høggern as a globetrotter as he has visited no less than Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Syden (The South). Produced by Elisabeth Enstad, post produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus: Edited by Henrik Berge, online and colour grading by Bengt Ove Sannes. Sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen. And remember, Hoff's Opphøgde Poteter is made of one hundred per cent canola oil and therefore not so shabby health wise.

THE LATEST NEWS FROM MØLLERS: THE MASTER OF COD-LIVER OIL PRODUCTION HAS COME UP WITH A BRAD NEW PRODUCT.

It is aimed at the ones who are interested in fish, or more precisely think that fish has a multitude of nutrient that is good for your health. Möller's - Det Sunne fra Fisken (=the healthful from the fish) is made of fresh trout from the cold and clean fjords of Norway. There is no end to all the good stuff you will put in your body by taking this product: omega-3, jodine, selenium, vitamins B and D and what have you. All this is communicated through images of Norwegian nature, the colour of green and a trustworthy voice-over with a dialect. Most of us are indeed well aware that everything fishy do us good, so run to the store and get some capsules of health and joy. The production company responsible for the commercial film is Talking Nation, with director Jørgen Lauritzen and producer Kaja Olsen. Post production by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus. The guys on the team were Vebjørn (editing), Zoltan Farkas (colour grading) and Bengt Ove Sannes (online). The key words here are Natural Health!