New distribution and production partnership will initially run for three years.

Scandinavian majors Nordisk Film and Miso Film have announced a new distribution and production partnership. 

Through the collaboration, Nordisk Film will distribute the entire range of Miso Film’s television series and feature films in Scandinavia, and Nordisk Film will also join the development and production of Miso Film’s projects. Initially, the agreement between the companies will run for three years.

Projects already covered by the collaboration include Miso Film Norway’s TV series Frikjent (Acquitted) starring Nikolaj Cleve Broch and Lena Endre, and directed by Geir Henning Hopland, as well as Miso Film Sweden’s new TV series VIK/STUBØ based on Anne Holt’s novels, with screenplay by the Emmy-winning screenwriter duo Peter Thorsboe and Mai Brostrøm.

In addition, Nordisk Film will also distribute the Swedish feature film 438 Dagar (438 Days), the screenplay for which was written by Peter Birro based on Johan Persson’s and Martin Schibbye’s bestseller about their incarceration in an Ethiopian prison, and the Danish children’s film Iqbal Farooq based on Manu Sareen’s popular series of children’s books.

TrustNordisk will manage the above titles and international sales of Miso Film’s upcoming feature films Dannys Doomedag (Danny’s Doomsday) [pictured] and Lang Histoire Kort (Long Story Short).

Miso Film was established by the producer duo Jonas Allen and Peter Bose in 2004.