Lights organizes events with governmental funding from idea to finish. We are the official organizers of Northern Light Talents – A concept funded by The Nordic Culture Fond to promote Nordic actors for the International film industry. Selected actors from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland has been invited to Berlin for the promotional event during the Berlinale Film Festival. This has contained photo shooting, PR, interviews, speed castings with International casting directors, networking and red carpet gala.
Film clips by: Lights Promotion, Evolair, David Reisler
In 2016 the 2nd edition of Northern Lights was hosted at the Nordic embassies during the 66th Berlinale film festival. The guardian patrionship of Northern Lights is the actress and jury member of “un certain Regard” of Cannes, Maria Bonnevie.
10 of the best nordic actors were chosen for Northern Lights 2016 and invited to Berlin . New this year, was also Lights promotions “Casters Critic Choice Award” where the jury of Emmy awarded Casting director Nancy Bishop and international casting Director Francesco Vedovati gave a special mentioning to swedish actress Malin Levanon, and gave the icelandic actress Nanna Kristin Magnusdottir the award.
HARPA AWARDS – (NFCN)
LIGHTS Promotion organized the 6th Nordic Filmcomposers Award for the nordic film composer network in 2016. The jury consisted of Thomas Robsahm, Konrad Sommermeyer and Christine Auf Der Haar. The ceremony was held at the nordic embassies and the winner was oscar nominated film composer Johan Johannsson for the honor award, and Atli Övarsson for unique talent. A gala and network party followed with around 300 guests from the international film industry.