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Nordisk Film to Make Biopics on World-renowned Danes Karen Blixen and Niels Bohr Nordisk Film to Make Biopics on World-renowned Danes Karen Blixen and Niels Bohr Nordisk Film to Make Biopics on World-renowned Danes Karen Blixen and Niels Bohr
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Nordisk Film to Make Biopics on World-renowned Danes Karen Blixen and Niels Bohr

January 03, 2019.

Nordisk Film has acquired the rights to acclaimed author and historian Tom Buk-Swienty’s two upcoming books. THE LIONESS, a feature film and mini-series about author Karen Blixen (a.k.a. Isak Dinesen), is first in the making. To be followed by THE GREAT DANE, a biopic on scientist Niels Bohr, one of the fathers of the nuclear bomb. “This deal is the culmination of a year-long search for the right collaboration to turn the lives of two of the greatest Danes who ever lived into film”, says producer Mikael Rieks. 

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Outnorth and Fjellsport to amalgamate

December 20, 2018.

The successful Nordic e-commerce companies, Norway’s Fjellsport and Sweden’s Outnorth, have joined together in a group with Egmont as majority owner. The new group will be one of the largest e-commerce companies in the Nordics, with an expected revenue of over 1 billion SEK 

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New CEO for Egmont Publishing Norway

October 24, 2018.

January 1st, Nina Vesterby will join Egmont Publishing Norway as new CEO. She is 40 years old and comes from a position as CEO of HomeNet AS. Nina Vesterby will replace Espen Asheim who will join FSN Capital.  

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Nordisk Film opens its first cinema in Sweden

October 11, 2018.

In December, Nordisk Film will inaugurate its first Swedish cinema in Gränbystaden near Uppsala. It is the first step of Nordisk Film Cinemas entry into the Swedish market. It will be a state-of-the-art luxury cinema, including an innovative 4DX auditorium, which has already been successfully introduced in Denmark and Norway. 

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Alinea and the 28 portals

April 30, 2018.

The educational publisher Alinea has worked closely with teachers and pupils to design 28 new digital learning portals for primary and lower secondary schools. Two years’ intense teamwork has now culminated in/produced an ambitious collection of digital teaching resources that can potentially replace physical school books altogether

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Fighting exclusion in Norway

April 26, 2018.

The Egmont Foundation has supported vulnerable children and young people in Norway since 2009. Meet the Norwegian Women's Public Health Association and Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit's Foundation – two of the organisations that ensure the Egmont Foundation’s money does good

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Egmont increases profit and continues investment in future growth

March 22, 2018.

Egmont had a good 2017 with viewer share gains and strong content productions. Profit before tax increased by 11% and totalled EUR 78m. 20 acquisitions were completed in growth companies. Structured as a foundation Egmont reinvests its profits in development of media and new growth businesses, and last year Egmont donated EUR 13m to help children and young people.