NordiskFilmFonden_LilleIsbjørn

Store Isbjørn and Lille Isbjørn

The Nordisk Film Fonden's study grant for Danish film talents is allocated in portions of DKK 25,000, named Store Isbjørn, and DKK 10,000, named Lille Isbjørn. Annual allocation is approx. DKK 1,000,000

Allocation

The Nordisk Film Fonden's travel scholarships for Danish film talents are allocated in portions of DKK 25,000, named Store Isbjørn, and DKK 10,000, named Lille Isbjørn. Annual allocation is approx. DKK 1,000,000. 

Objective

Nordisk Film Fonden works to strengthen talent in the film industry. The way to achieve this, is to help talents to travel out in the world where they can gather new knowledge and experience and through this excel their artistic and technical talents for the benefit of the individual and the film industry.

There are 2 deadlines per year

7th April 2022 at 12:00. Applicants can expect a reply from the Nordisk Film Fonden secretariat after the 22nd June 2022.

14th September 2022 at 12:00. Applicants can expect a reply from the Nordisk Film Fonden secretariat after the 10th November 2022.

Who can apply & criteria
# You need to be a talent within the professional film industry and you need to document this by listing your career filmography / list of works you have worked on.
# You need to be tax resident in Denmark and have a CPR number. 
# Applications in relation to acting education/stage art will not be taken into consideration.
# We do not support studies in Denmark.
# We cannot support inspirational travels, participation in festivals and award shows, or the making of films if it is not an integrated part of a course/your studies. 
# Your application must reach NFF before you start the course (short term studies) or start a new semester (long term studies) to be considered.
# Payment of Lille Isbjørn (DKK 10,000) only takes place after the evaluation video and the form has been send to Inga.jespersen@nordiskfilm.com.
# It is possible to be selected for Store/Lille Isbjørn up to three times for the same study programme, provided that the degree is minimum 3 years.
# You can be selected for Store/Lille Isbjørn for the same study programme once during the NFF financial year.

Evaluation video & multiple choice questionnaire
If you receive Lille Isbjørn or Store Isbjørn, you agree to provide us with a max. 90 seconds evaluation video (smartphone format) where you - with artistic freedom - communicate about the experiences and output gained during your studies abroad. 
The video must be sent to Inga.jespersen@nordiskfilm.com. Please name your video your own name and also write the name in the "message" area when using WeTransfer. 

It is moreover a requirement that the grant recipient makes a quantitative evaluation in the form of a "multiple choice" form with 10 questions. The form must be sent to Inga.jespersen@nordiskfilm.com

Inspiration for evaluation video