News and Press releases
The Egmont media group delivered a solid performance in 2016 with profit growth at three out of four divisions and revenue of EUR 1.6bn. The Grow with the Modern Consumer strategy brought digital growth and new tech-based businesses. Pre-tax profit amounted to EUR 70m. Egmont made charitable donations of EUR 13m to help children and young people and to support talents in the film industry.
The Egmont Foundation’s new philanthropic strategy focuses on safeguarding children and young people against “modern poverty” – the lack of learning and life skills. The main objective is that by 2030 all young people are able to an upper secondary education.
• Danish football champions F.C. Copenhagen and Nordic entertainment company Nordisk Film founds eSport organization NORTH.• Former Dignitas Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team signs with NORTH for minimum two years.• Jacob “Maelk” Toft-Andersen joins NORTH as sports director with the ambition of creating one of the largest multigaming organizations in Europe.
Egmont Publishing has acquired part of the award-winning digital media agency KAN, marking a further step in a strategic drive to grow Egmont’s digital communications and marketing businesses.
Red Arrow International announces new drama series "Embassy Down" created and written by Anders Frithiof August and produced by René Ezra and Tomas Radoor at Nordisk Film
The son of Bjørn Borg, Leo Borg, will be playing a young version of the tennis icon in the new BORG movie
The new BORG film has attracted considerable attention both in Sweden and outside of Scandinavia.
Nordisk Film and CTS Eventim will operate the iconic Danish venue K.B. Hallen when it is rebuilt in 2018. K.B. Hallen will re-establish itself as the leading culture and sports venue in the Copenhagen area for both local and international events.
Martin Zandvliet's "Land of Mine" produced by Nordisk Film and Thomas Vinterberg's "The Commune" produced by Zentropa have been shortlistet to become the Danish candidate for an Oscar nomination.
Egmont Publishing will be launching Trolls books and magazines in 14 countries to tie in with DreamWorks Animation’s feature film release this October.
Nordisk Film has acquired the remaining Danish language adaptation rights to Jussi Adler-Olsen’s bestselling ‘Department Q’ series.
As a result of the Russian law on mass media, which prohibit foreigners from owning more than 20% of the mass media companies, Egmont revises its strategy in Russia. The local management in the current Egmont Russia have taken over all Egmont’s activities in Russia.
‘White Dog’ is a tense and viscious drama with an undercurrent of political comment.
Rasmus Klump and his friends will soon be sailing around the world in a new animated TV series. The 26 episodes from the recognized Studio Soi are ready for distribution in Denmark and abroad – and prior to its official release the series has won a prestigious award