Sveinung Golimo, one of the most experienced profiles in Norwegian film, is appointed new Head of Nordisk Film Production AS in Norway. He is currently Head of Department, Production and Development at the Norwegian Film Institute.
Nordisk Film has appointed Sveinung Golimo as new Head of Film Production in Norway. He will be replacing Aage Aaberge, who wishes to dedicate himself full-time as a producer.
Sveinung Golimo is one of the most experienced profiles in Norwegian film. The past four years he has held the position as Head of Department, Production and Development at the Norwegian Film Institute. He has more than 20 years of experience in the film and TV business, primarily as a producer in Filmkameratene. Here, he has been behind 10 feature films and 3 TV series, among them the blockbuster ”Max Manus” (2008), the international successful ”Trollhunter” (2010) and the critically acclaimed TV series ”The Heavy Water War” (2015).
Nordisk Film Production is behind Norwegian film successes such as ”Kon-Tiki” (2012) and the recent ”12th Man” (2017). The appointment of Sveinung Golimo is part of the company’s strategy of becoming the leading film producer in the Nordics.
”I am pleased that Sveinung Golimo has accepted to become the new Head of Nordisk Film Production AS in Norway. With his extensive network, unique knowledge of the Norwegian film business, and international outlook, he will create further momentum in our Norwegian production company and strengthen the Scandinavian collaboration. At the same time, Aage Aaberge will now be able to dedicate himself 100 per cent to new film and TV projects,” said Henrik Zein, CEO at Nordisk Film Production.
Sveinung Golimo joins the position as Head of Nordisk Film Production AS in Norway in the fall. He looks forward to the new challenge.
”The Norwegian film and TV business is a melting pot with both high-profile international talent and new up-coming talent. I now look forward to working together with the many experienced and competent people at Nordisk Film to develop new and exciting film and TV projects for local as well as international audiences,” said Sveinung Golimo.