Norway   Norwegian Film Institute


Year of the setting up: 2008
Status: Governmental organization
Number of members in the team: 4

Contact: Toril Simonsen, Head of International Relation –

Organization funding: Public subsidies: 100 %

The Norwegian Film Institute was established on April 1st, 2008, following the merger of the four former governmental institutions The Norwegian Film Institute, The Norwegian Film Fund, Norwegian Film Development and The Norwegian Film Commission. The Norwegian Film Institute operates under the authority of the Ministry of Church and Cultural Affairs. The objectives in the area of film policy, adopted by Parliament, govern the Norwegian Film Institute’s activities. The Norwegian Film Institute is located in the Film House in downtown Oslo. The Film House is a gathering place for film administration, film business and for the general public. The objectives of the Norwegian Film Institute are to support the production, promotion and distribution of quality films, as well as to represent Norwegian film internationally, and to highlight film as an expression of art and culture.