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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.

THE ONLY COMFORT IN STATING THAT THE SUMMER IS ON THE WANE, IS THE ASSURANCE OF THAT THE FALL MEANS THE OPENING OF A NEW TELEVISION SEASON.

Coming up is the promo for KJENDISBARNEVAKTEN (=the celebrity baby-sitter) from the production company Fantefilm. It is quite funny that a company known for its horror movies - like The Cold Prey trilogy - is responsible for promoting childcare. Together with director Thomas Cappelen Malling (also famous for his Norwegian Ninja film in which everything is possible), they do the promotion very well indeed. They capture the tricks and pranks of the little devils perfectly by letting the host Håvard Lilleheie talk calm and sensible about giving children respect. At the same time he is tagged by the children, who are popping up in the colourful background. The always hysterically funny moustache is there, of course, together with the goatee and the round glasses. The simple setting, the giggling children and the serious Lilleheie work perfectly - an excellent promo! TV3 is the new concept owner of this Television series. The first season was broadcasted at NRK last fall, and the first celebrity up for one of his life’s biggest challenges is no less than FrP-politician Per Sandberg - a very interesting choice. I don't know who to feel sorry for, Mr Sandberg or the children Trym, Leona, Tiril and Alexander. Produced by Elle-Beth Lønnestad, post produced by Ole-Arild Svendsen and Hocus Focus: Edited by Ove Kenneth Nilsen, grading and online by Haavard Albertsen. Sound design by Johannes Ringen. Watch this space!

THE STORY ABOUT BAGSY IS A SAD STORY WITH A HAPPY ENDING. NOTHING IS BETTER THAN A HAPPY ENDING, SO WE CHOOSE TO FOCUS ON THAT.

Bagsy is the worlds largest optical sorting robot owned by the municipality of Oslo and the department of disposal (REN). The story about Bagsy is a sad story with a happy ending. Nothing is better than a happy ending, so we choose to focus on that. Bagsy is the worlds largest optical sorting robot owned by the municipality of Oslo and the department of disposal (REN). He was a very, very misunderstood and devastated machine, who felt that nobody liked him. Bagsy loves to sort things, but as the giant he was and is, he scared people as he was picking up cars from the high street to sort them out according to colour. Like a kind relative of TRANSFORMERS, in other words. Then REN came a long and gave him the job of a lifetime: Bagsy sorts out all our green, blue and grey garbage bags - and we love him for that. A very sweet and heartfelt film from the production company Qvisten animation directed by Klaus Rybakken Sandvik and produced by Tonje Joa. Post produced by Anne Roksvåg and Hocus Focus. Music and sound design by Preben Grieg-Halvorsen. Dreaming of a greener life? For more information about the work of REN in our capital city, take a look at renovasjonsetaten.oslo.kommune.no Go Bagsy!

SOON ON YOUR TELEVISION SCREENS: A NOSTALGIC DRAMATIZATION OF THE FASCINATING HISTORY OF MILLS KAVIAR (=CAVIAR).

Director Jens Lien and the production company Einar Film has made yet another super charming commercial film, inspired by the events of real life procedures. Mills caviar was already launched in 1952 and is a spread eaten and enjoyed on slices of bread by generations of Norwegians. Perhaps the thrill of childhood memories is sneaking in on you too, when thinking about the taste of the orange-like spread? We are given a lecture in the making of the caviar from the roe of cod. Smoked in the oven on the shore, and with a taste so good that powerful means like locking in your own dad to get a mouthful is totally necessary. And oh so healthy! There is no doubt that the company is Norwegian, with the mountains, the ocean and the fishing shed, framing the girl with red hair, plaits and freckles. Produced by Jarle Tangen. Post produced by Pia Nyhus, Hocus Focus and the team Vidar Flataukan (freelance editor), Haavard Albertsen (colour grading and online) and Johannes Ringen (sound design). Do not forget to introduce or re-introduce the excellent taste of caviar to your loved one.

IT IS URBAN AND IT IS YOUNG. IT IS TIME FOR KAOZ - THE NEW GENERATION OF TIMEKEEPERS. WE ARE REFERRING TO THE BRAND KAOZ, THE WATCHES THEY ARE PRODUCING AND A NEW COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGN FROM BRANDTGRUPPEN AS.

The city is the main character of this film, with its grey charm and its graffiti on high-rise block walls. The youngsters are the coolest of the cool skaters, basketball players, street dancers and bikers. The fingernails on the girls' hands are long and coloured, the black leather is thick and the sneakers are all around. With rapid editing and fast, athletic movements, the commercial appear as a contemporary symphony of a global city that could be located anywhere. It is rough, tough and real, and the music gives it a relaxed and balanced mood. Yes, a commercial seldom works better than this: The images, the music and the editing - all for one. We love it and I want that watch on my wrist! From the always excellent director and producer Joon Brandt, together with Hocus Focus and editor Ove Kenneth Nilsen. Colour grading by Haavard Albertsen. Post produced by Pia Nyhus.