Nordisk Film Fonden

We support and empower film talents and encourage the great film story

Empowering film talents

Nordisk Film Fonden is a Danish foundation and has been an independent part of Egmont Fonden since its establishment in 1993. Egmont Fonden was founded in 1920.

Our annual donation budget of 7,000,000 DKK covers four areas supporting and empowering talents within the film industry:

  • Store Isbjørn and Lille Isbjørn are travel scholarships for Danish film talents to develop artistic and technical skills while travelling abroad.
  • Isbjørn Project Scheme enforcing innovation and talent development. 
  • Isbjørn Signature are self-initiated projects such as The Polar Bear Author Camp and PictureThis_
  • Nordisk Film Fonden awards three awards in Denmark at ISBJØRNEN, one in Norway, one in Finland and one in Sweden.

Our purpose is to strengthen great storytelling & digital competences among talents in the film industry.