Today, the nominations for the Academy Awards were announced. SF Studios’ distribution titles received 29 nominations, including Best Picture for Joker, Little Women and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. The award ceremony will take place on February 9.
We are happy to celebrate SF Studios’ 100th birthday today, on December 27 2019!
What a remarkable century we have had. Since 1919, SF Studios has been a leading Nordic film studio that has produced and distributed some of cinema’s most iconic films and worked with some of the greatest talents in the business. Our 100th anniversary has been celebrated throughout this past year to honor our history and tell the world who we are today and our ambitions for the future.
The Finnish production company Cinematic announced today that it will produce a new action thriller series Omerta starting with two feature films Omerta 6/12 and Omerta 7/12, and a TV series for C More based on the bestselling novel 6/12 by the Finnish author Ilkka Remes. The films and TV series will be directed by internationally acclaimed Antti J. Jokinen (The Resident, Flowers of Evil, Purge) with the renowned Finnish actor Jasper Pääkkönen (BlacKkKlansman, Vikings)in the leading role. The first two films in the Omerta series – 6/12 and 7/12 – will be released in the fall of 2021 and 2022 respectively. SF Studios will handle Nordic distribution and international sales.
Netflix announced today its first Swedish Netflix film, the action thriller Red Dot, that will be produced by SF Studios. Red Dot will be launched exclusively on Netflix globally. Alain Darborg will direct the film that he co-wrote with with Per Dickson.
The Swedish film and TV industry gathered today in Stockholm, two years after the start of the #metoo movement, to highlight the importance of ethnic diversity. SF Studios, The Swedish Film & TV Producers Association, The Swedish Film Institute and The Swedish Union for Performing Arts and Film hosted the seminar to discuss and reflect on the importance of the #metoo movement in Sweden and share experiences and infuse inspiration for continued change.