Arthaus - the art film foundation was established August 19th 1992 by the Norwegian Federation of Film Societies. The purpose of the foundation is to improve the conditions for artistically valuable films in Norway, among other things by importing and distributing films for screening in cinemas and film societies, and by spreading knowledge and information about film as an artistic and cultural medium. The foundation is non-commercial.
Name: Svend B. Jensen | Position: Managing Director
Phone: +47 22 47 46 85 | Fax: +47 22 47 46 92 | Email: svendj[a]arthaus.no
Address: Filmens hus - Dronningens gate 16 - N-0152 Oslo
Euforia distributes international films, closely collaborating with Star Media Entertainment in Norway, and Atlantic Film in Sweden. Euforia Film was established in September 2007 and is a part of the Storm Group.
Name: Kjetil Omberg | Position: Managing Director
Phone: +47 21 37 99 99 | Fax: +47 21 37 99 90 | Email: kjetil[a]euforia.no
Address: Nedregate 5 - N-0551 Oslo
Fidalgo Film initially started out as a video distributor, and more recently focused on theatrical distribution of art house motion pictures. In the catalogue you will find titles by Aki and Mika Kaurismäki, Hal Hartley, Mike Leigh and other great directors. Fidalgo Film focuses on the distribution of unique art house films with a content outside the ordinary.
Name: Arild Frøyseth | Position: Managing Director
Address: PB 666 - N-4666 Kristiansand
Nordisk Film Distribution
Nordisk Film Distribution handles and distributes the rights to own productions, a number of local films as well as independent productions. In addition to this, Nordisk Film has a co-operation with Sony Pictures Entertainment in regards to theatrical distribution. Egmont Nordisk Film is behind approximately one in every 5 theatrical films and their Video Distribution is a major player in the Nordic countries and the TV Distribution not only handles the sales and distribution of film rights and entertainment formats in the Nordic countries, they also manage the sales of rights around the world for the majority of Scandinavia's most well-known film producers.
Name: Bjørn Hoenvoll | Position: Managing Director
Phone: +47 21 54 47 00 | Fax: +47 21 54 47 01 | Email: bjorn.hoenvoll[a]nordiskfilm.com
Address: PB 4884 Nydalen - N-0422 Oslo
Oro Film was established in January 2002 by Åge Hoffart, supported by media investor Diopter/Harald Moeller & Associates. Oro Film is buying Scandinavian rights for all windows together with Triangelfilm (Sweden) on a joint venture, and also pick ups for Norway alone - plus theatrical distribution for CCV and other companies.
Name: Pål Kreim | Position: Head of Distribution
Phone: +47 23 10 30 80 | Fax: +47 23 10 30 99 | Email: kreim[a]orofilm.no
Address: Øvre Slottsgate 4 - N-0157 Oslo
Sandrew Metronome is active in most aspects of the film industry's value chain, distributing films in cinemas, on video and on television as well as participating in film productions. The business concept involves creating, acquiring and managing rights to feature films for all current and future forms of distribution. The company is one of three major integrated film companies in the Nordic region, with subsidiaries in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. Sandrew Metronome is currently the Nordic distributor for films by Warner Bros., as they have been since the late 1990s. More recently, the company acquired Nordic rights for Focus Features.
Name: Frida Ohrvik
Phone: +47 23 35 82 00 | Fax: +47 23 35 82 10 | Email: frida.ohrvik[a]sandrewmetronome.no
Address: PB 753 Sentrum - N-0106 Oslo
SEG Distribusjon was established in 1993, with its own theatrical release label. SEG Distribusjon picks films on an individual basis with a focus on acquiring a portfolio of quality films so that we can carefully tailor our marketing campaigns towards the specific requirements of each film. We have a strong commitment to children films and products aimed at young market demographics. Our releases range from platforming niche titles on a single to going out on many prints with films that we believe have the required commercial potential to sustain a wide release pattern.
Name: Egil Ødegård | Position: Market Director
Phone: +47 22 54 33 20 | Fax: +47 22 54 33 51 | Email: egil[a]seg.no
Address: Riddervolds Gt 10 - N-0258 Oslo
SF Norge was established in 1989. Together with Svensk Filmindustri in the other Scandinavian countries, SF Norge i part of Bonnier Media Group, the leading media conglomerate in Scandinavia. SF Norge is the biggest film distributor in Norway, handling the sale of films to retail and rental market in addition to distributing theatrical films to Norwegian cinemas. SF Norge distributes for 20th Century Fox, one of the major international film companies, from the company's own production department and it has also distribution contracts with New Line Cinema, Revolution Studios and other independent production companies. A new production department is focusing on the production of Norwegian feature films as well as handling film rights.
Name: Åge Hoffart | Position: Head of Distribution
Phone: +47 22 00 78 00 | Fax: +47 22 00 78 01 | Email: age.hoffart[a]sfnorge.no
Address: Dronningens Gt 8A - N-0106 Oslo
Tour de Force
Tour de Force focuses on international documentaries that could fit theatrical distribution in Norway. The company was established in 1994, and is supporting distribution and rights management for Bergen International Film Festival
Name: Tor Fosse | Position: Head of Distribution
Phone: +47 55 30 08 40 | Fax: +47 55 30 08 41 | Email: post[a]tourdeforce.no
Address: Georgernes Verft 12 - N-5011 Bergen
Twentieth Century Fox Norway
A recognized global industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming on DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD), as well as acquisitions and original productions. The Company also releases all products around the globe for MGM Home Entertainment. Twentieth Century Fox Norway licenses and markets properties in Norway on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth Television and FOX Broadcasting Company, as well as third party product lines.
Name: Bjørn Jacobsen | Position: Market Director
Phone: +47 22 00 78 80 | Fax: +47 22 00 78 81 | Email: bjorn[a]foxfilm.no
Address: Dronningens Gt 8A - N-0106 Oslo
United International Pictures
United International Pictures (or UIP) is a joint venture of Paramount Pictures and Universal Studios, to distribute some of the two studios films theatrically outside United States (including territories) and Canada. It also has rights to distribute films theatrically by DreamWorks and independent films.
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Norway
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures is a motion picture and television feature distribution company owned by The Walt Disney Company. The company distributes all features produced by Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, ABC Studios (formerly Touchstone Television), Miramax Films, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, DisneyToon Studios and several small independent companies which employ Disney to distribute their films, such as Spyglass Entertainment. Buena Vista International was the international distribution arm, and Buena Vista Home Entertainment was the firm's video and DVD distribution arm. However, in April 2007, Disney decided to retire the Buena Vista brand.