MEET THE NORTH
Special Focus at Avant Première 2018: “Meet the North”
This Special Focus invites Scandinavian, Baltic and Icelandic companies in the field of audiovisual media to present themselves to international industry representatives.
Additionally, our “expedition to the North” will involve a lively and festive party as the ideal setting to mingle, network, connect and form sustainable business relations.
We are happy to welcome renowned organisations to the programme highlight “Meet the North”
Anna&Paul & CO is an independent production company based in Stockholm with its heart in creative storytelling, producing TV shows, live events, documentaries and performing arts for all platforms. Bringing together the best within cinema, advertising, journalism and art, Anna&Paul thrive at creating new styles and opportunities thanks to their focus on fun, innovation and mutual trust.
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
The Gothenburg Symphony comprises of 109 musicians with a passionate relationship to their profession and art. Together they form the National Orchestra of Sweden. GSO always strives upward. Always chases perfection. In everything it does.
Kroma is specialised in producing art & cultural content. Titles include music and dance films, media art, animation and documentaries. Many of them are internationally awarded and shown worldwide on TV channels, online, as well as in festivals and art museums.
LNOB – Latvian National Opera and Ballet
230 performances, 6 premieres per season, 20 Riga Opera Festivals and a purposeful involvement in digital platforms – The Latvian National Opera and Ballet is a competitive, innovative company with a growing audience – a bright Latvian brand in the world.
LTV – Latvian Television
LTV is a public service broadcaster, est. 1954; and member of the EBU. LTV1 offers a variety of cultural shows, cultural news, classical concerts and feature documentaries. In 2017, LTV was the host broadcaster of the first 'Eurovision Choir of the Year' contest.
Lumikinos Production is a production company specialised in the performing arts and Finland’s leading provider of high-quality motion imaging for dance. The company produces performance captures as well as documentaries, short films and promo videos.
NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation
Almost everybody in Norway makes use of one or more of NRK’s services during the course of an average day. NRK - the public broadcaster – unites the people of Norway. NRK offers the Norwegian public a wide range of content with three national TV-channels, 14 national radio-channels and the website nrk.no.
ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA
The Royal Swedish Opera is a national stage for opera and ballet and was founded in 1773 by King Gustav III. Each year the Royal Swedish Opera presents world class performances, both traditional classics and modern pieces. www.operan.se
SVT – Swedish Television
SVT is the largest television broadcaster in Sweden and a Public Service non-commercial media organisation with a broad variation of all genres from news, sports, drama, documentaries and children’s programs and a dedicated emphasis on the arts including music, theatre, opera and dance productions.
YLE – Finnish Broadcasting Company
YLE Sales brings a selection of Finnish programs available for TV channels and other media services around the world. With an International Sales Catalogue holding more than 100 titles of high quality programs, from documentaries to children's programming from lifestyle to Finnish TV drama.