Entries by Nynne Selin Eidnes

Producers Pitch @ Nordic Talents 2014

Ok, so I didn’t give this pitch yesterday at the Nordic Talents Producers Pitch, where the established producers gets to pitch their company to the graduates of the Nordic Film Schools, because I had signed up wrong. Oh well. This is what I would have said: Dear Graduates, My name is Nynne Selin Eidnes, and […]


Late Friday, I got at call from Director Tor Fruergaard, from The Odense International Film Festival. Growing Pains WON:   BEST DANISH SHORT FILM (Academy Award qualifying) and SPECIAL MENTION (Animation competition)   see for yourself here: http://www.filmfestival.dk/en/winners/   That is just fantastic. And I am actually really thrilled that it did not just win the animation […]


Finally it is official. Vokseværk is selected for the Short Cuts International at Toronto International Film Festival. This is the best possible start for the film. And hopefully tha beginning of a long life in the festival circuit. Tor Fruergaard, Sissel Dalsgaard Thomsen, Kristian Eidnes and myself will be going to Toronto to meet the […]

We <3 Creative Europe

Wow. To be 1 out of just 14 animation projects to receive development funding from Creative Europe. That makes us just so darn proud. This means that MINNA & THE DREAMBUILDERS can hold a completely awesome pixar inspired workshop where immensly talented people will pour all their great ideas into the film and we can just paddle around […]

Bachelor pitches at the Animation Workshop

I was invited to sit in the panel when the students at the Animation Workshop in Viborg pitched the films they are going to work on as their bachelor films. There were 26 pitches and only 6 will make the cut. I was completely amazed at the quality of the projects. Not that student films […]

My first Reeboot: PALLE ALENE I VERDEN

This is a great day for First lady Film. I’ve just signed the transfer of rights to the popular danish children’s book PALLE ALENE I VERDEN (Palle alone in the world). The book is about a 5 year old boy who wakes up and finds himself completely alone in Copenhagen and does what all children […]

OMG I gave a speech

Last week in Cannes I gave a speech as the opening of the NORDIC FACTORY co-producers Happy Hour on the Director’s Fortnight beach. It was short and sweet and basically encouraged people to meet the wonderful people behind the facility houses that have been really generous in their investment in the Nordic Factory films. And of […]

Growing Pains (almost) selected for OFF

We are in the last days of compositing on Growing Pains, and have just submitted a Work In Progress to the Odense Film Festival, where we hope to hold our Danish Premiere – it also an Oscar Qualification festival, so lets hope we win. But, first we have to get selected, but if you can […]

NORDIC FACTORY in the editing room

All the films have been shot, and have begun the very fast paced editing process. We are showing the films to The Danish Film Institute and The Copenhagen Film Fund on wednesday and final cut is on friday, so they are working till their fingers bleed. Thankfully the directors are all very talented and have […]

Cartoon Movie Coolness

Kim Hagen, Thomas Howalt and I have arrived at Cartoon and saw Esben Toft’s Beyond Beyond as the opening film. I was really looking forward to that as I missed it in Berlin.  Its gonna be a great couple of days.

Building the dream

We are extremely happy to announce that we got selected to pitch at Cartoon Movie so now the fun begins. We are working hard to getting the teaser trailer ready for Cartoon. Please contact me if you are there and want to meet.    

Building the forest

Since all of the sets on the GROWING PAINS film are folded in paper, then so are the exterior shots of the forest. In this shot, Forest Designer Charlotte Worsaae and builder Benjamin Buch Andersen discuss how to dress the forrest when we shoot. Production Designer Liselotte Justesen overlooks the process.


Tor Fruergaards graduation film VENUS has just snagged the nr 1. spot on  EKKO Shortlist. EKKO Shortlist is a new Short Film Forum created by Danish Film Magazine EKKO and is right now the most influential place to have your short film shown. EKKO short list has the attention of The Danish Film Institute and […]

Director Anthony Tullberg plays for DFI

Director of ME, MYSELF & MARTIN LAURSEN, Anthony Tullberg plays football today in the EKKO Football CUP. Anthony will play on the team of The Danish Filminstitute. We wish them the best of luck http://www.ekkofilm.dk/artikler/kampen-om-fodboldtronen/

CLOUD FISHER a new animated fantasy film

I just delivered an application to DFI with a new animated fantasy film called CLOUD FISHER. About a girl learning to overcome her fear of heights while saving the day and her father from evil. Epic fantasy stuff. I am looking forward to working for the first time with director Troels Hugo Cederholm and writer […]