Other financers and festivals

Here you can find links to other film funders and festivals.

Norsk Filminstitutt
https://www.nfi.no
Nordnorsk Filmsenter
https://www.nnfs.no/
Sundance Film Institute
https://www.sundance.org/
Skábmagovat Film Festival
https://www.skabmagovat.fi/
ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
https://imaginenative.org/
Maoriland Film Festival
https://maorilandfilm.co.nz/
Nuuk International Film Festival
https://niff.gl/

granted applications

  • 14/12/2023 200000 ÁRRAN 360° 2.0 short film, director Ken Are Bongo
  • 14/12/2023 200000 ÁRRAN 360° 2.0 short film, director Siljá Somby
  • 14/12/2023 200000 ÁRRAN 360° 2.0 short film, director Ann Holmgren Aurebekk
  • 14/12/2023 120000 Short film, director Jenni Laiti and Lada Suomenrinne
  • 14/12/2023 200000 ÁRRAN 360° 2.0 short film, director Liselotte Wajstedt and Marja Helander
  • 14/12/2023 320000 Dubbing, director Morten Pettersen
  • 15/09/2023 1300000 TV-series, director Åse Katrin Vuolab
  • 15/09/2023 500000 TV-series, writer Vegard Bjørsmo, Silje Burgin-Borch
  • 15/09/2023 500000 Feature film, director Egil Pedersen
  • 15/09/2023 300000 Short film, director Ken Are Bongo
  • 10/05/2023 300000 ÁRRAN 360° 2.0 short film, director Hans Pieski / Arttu Nieminen
  • 10/05/2023 200000 Short film, director Marja Bål Nango
  • 10/05/2023 300000 Árran 2023 film, director Ánna-Katri Helander
  • 10/05/2023 500000 Feature film - musical, director Elle Sofe Sara
  • 10/05/2023 300000 Árran 2023 short film, directors Liselotte Wajstedt and Marja Helander
  • 10/05/2023 500000 Animation, director Oskar Östergren Njajta
  • 10/05/2023 300000 Árran 2023 short film, director Silja Somby
  • 09/05/2023 200000 Documentary film, director Harry Johansen
  • 09/02/2023 350000 Short film, director Kati Kallio, Laura Feodoroff
  • 03/10/2022 270000 Documentary film, director Ellen Astri Lundby
  • 03/10/2022 500000 Documentary film, directors Scott Thornton and Kati Eriksen
  • 03/10/2022 216000 Pilot of Feature film, director Marc Fussing Rosbach
  • 31/05/2022 700000 Árran 360 short film, director Elle Marja Eira
  • 11/05/2022 500000 Árran 360 short film, director Ann Holmgren
  • 11/05/2022 500000 Árran 360 short film, director Liselotte Wajstedt
  • 11/05/2022 200000 Short film, directors Kati Kallio and Laura Feodoroff
  • 11/05/2022 500000 Árran 360 short film, director Marja Helander
  • 11/05/2022 300000 Short film, director Inga Elin Marakatt
  • 11/05/2022 260000 Short film, directors Vegard Bjørsmo and Silje Burgin-Borch
  • 11/05/2022 80000 Árran 360 short film, director Hans Pieski
  • 23/02/2022 500000 Director Sara Margrethe Oskal
  • 23/02/2022 500000 Árran 360 short film, director Siljá Somby
  • 23/02/2022 200000 TV-series, director Jussi Isokoski
  • 23/02/2022 500000 Feature film, director Ole Giæver
  • 23/02/2022 200000 Director Sara Margrethe Oskal
  • 22/09/2021 300000 Feature documentary, director Suvi West
  • 22/09/2021 250000 Feature film, director Egil Pedersen
  • 22/09/2021 300000 Árran 360 short film, director Elle Márjá Eira
  • 22/09/2021 500000 Árran 360 short film, director Siljá Somby
  • 22/09/2021 500000 Árran 360 short film, director
  • 22/09/2021 500000 Árran 360 short film, director Ann Holmgren
  • 22/09/2021 500000 Árran 360 short film, director Hans Pieski
  • 22/09/2021 500000 Árran 360 short film, director Marja Helander

mentors

The International Sami Film Institute can support writers with mentor/dramaturg help. Since the establishment of ISFI, we have seen the benefits of dramaturgical help to improve scripts and we highly recommend using dramaturgical assitance in your writing process. ISFI is positive to consider covering the costs of dramaturgical assistance to projects that we have supported. The mentors below have been mentors for filmmakers in different courses and labs. You can contact us if you need mentorship.

Profession: Director

Nils Gaup is a film director and his feature film "Pathfinder" was nominated for an Oscar Award in 1987. He has directed several feature films and tv series as f.ex The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008). Nils has been mentoring the Sámi film industry since the establishment of ISFI.

Profession: Professor in Sámi culture and literature

Harald Gaski is a professor in sámi culture and literature at the Sámi University of applied sciences and UIT. He is born in Deatnu and has written a number of books and articles. Gaski has also translated and done publications about Áillohaš, Nils Aslak Valkeapää.

Profession: Film Director/writer

Amanda Kernell was born in 1986 in Umeå, Sweden. She is a trained Director of The National Film School of Denmark and has since 2006 made several award-winning short films. SAMI BLOOD was her feature film debut. It premiered at the Venice Film Festival 2016 and has since then won over 30 awards. CHARTER (2020) is Amanda’s second feature film.

Profession: Script and story editor

She has worked for many years on countless British and European productions and also for feature films, short films, and TV series all over the world. She has worked with filmmakers at ISFI since 2018. She also runs masterclasses and workshops for screenwriters and filmmakers including at ISFI, ImagineNATIVE film festival in Toronto etc.

workshops

One of the main aims of the International Sami Film Institute is to build capacity in the Sámi film industry. We offer various workshops in different fields in film. You can contact us if there are specific courses you would like us to organize.

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Logo for filmmakers

Here you can download logos for film credits. If you are in need of other logos, please contact info@isfi.no.

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Pathfinder guidelines

Guidelines for responsible filmmaking with the Sámi Culture and People

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ISFI presentation

Presentation of International Sámi Film Institutes results and impacts.

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Arctic Indigenous Film Fund

Presentation of Arctic Indigenous Film Fund

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ISFI Annual Report 2023

Here you can find the annual report from ISFI year 2023, only in Norwegian.

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ISFI Annual Report 2022

Here you can find the annual report from ISFI year 2022

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ISFI Annual Report 2021

Here you can find the annual report from ISFI year 2021

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ISFI Annual Report 2020

Here you can find the annual report from ISFI year 2020

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ISFI grants 2020

Here you can find an overview of funds granted by ISFI year 2020

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