Next Nordic Generation Award 2021 – the nominations are ready!

15. June 2021

Next Nordic Generation sheds light on upcoming talents of the North.

The Next Nordic Generation section of the Norwegian International Film Festival at Haugesund presents a carefully picked selection of freshly made student films from Nordic film students. Students from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland are represented by both animated and scripted short films.

This year our jury, consisting of previous Head of Programming for the Norwegian Int. Film Festival Håkon Skogrand, producer Khalid Maimouni and filmmaker and musician Elle Márjá Eira, have nominated the following  films for the Next Nordic Generation Award:


Mother’s Wrath, directed by Tuuli Sirkeinen (Aalto ELO Film School)

Hei Hei Tornio directed by Emilia Herbesniemi (Aalto ELO Film School)

Auringonpistos directed by Anna Äärelä (Alto ELO Film School)

When the Mill Hill Trees Spoke to Me  directed by Kirsikka Paakkinen (HDK-Valand)

Death, Dictate Silence  directed by Javid Sina (HDK-Valand)

Favourite Daughter  directed by Susi Haaning (The National Film School of Denmark)

I Don’t Have Time for This  directed by Mathias Rodrigues Bjerre (The National Film School of Denmark)

Brenn! directed by Syver Flem (Westerdals | Kristiania University College)

Hønekamp directed by Johannes Veine Wiig (Westerdals | Kristiania University College)

Fittefaen directed by Ingrid Storrønningen (Westerdals | Kristiania University College)


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