Six new Swedish features based on author Hakan Nesser'sbest-selling detective stories will all begin shooting on the same day - August14

Two of the films will be made for theatrical distribution in2005, while all of the films in theseries will be broadcast on television all over the Nordic region in 2006 and 2007.

Three directors will make two films each. Eric Leijonborg,director of acclaimed TV productionTusenbroder, is first on the list, while the other two are still unnamed. Leijonborg will directthe titles Borkmann's Point and Moreno And The Silence.

The films will be produced by AB Svensk Filmindustri inco-production with ARD/Degeto, Swedsih TV4, TV2 Norway, TV2 Denmark, FinnishYLE, CANAL+ and Film på Gotland, with financial support from the Swedish FilmInstitute.