GötaFilm celebrated its 30:th anniversary in 2019! And is 2020 still up and running! We are developing a number of features for a Swedish and International markets. GötaFilm has since its foundation been one of the most important independent companies in Scandinavia with a track record of award-winning, commercially successful films and TV series. GötaFilm focuses on the development, financing and production of high-quality drama.
Since its inception in 1989, the company, led by its funder, Christer Nilson, has produced a large number of features, TV series, shorts and documentaries. Additionally, GötaFilm International has been co-producer and/or production service-provider on several international co-productions. Productions from GötaFilm screen regularly at all major international film festivals and they have received awards in Cannes, Berlin, Pusan, Taipei, Moscow, Palm Springs, Valladolid, Karlovy Vary, Toronto (tiff), Haugesund and other festivals. Additionally, GötaFilm’s TV productions have been recognized with international awards such as Prix Europe, Prix Italia, Montreaux, Seoul Drama Award, C21/London and the Golden Fipa.
Among our most successful productions are features like Simon and the Oaks, Everlasting Moments of Maria Larsson, Slim Susie and Details as well as TV-series such as The Fat and the Angry, How Soon Is Now?!, Saltön and The New Country.
The company has worked with production partners in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, France, UK, Germany, France, Holland, Hungary and Italy. Amongst the public financial supporters and investors are all the Nordic film institutes and Nordic Film & TV Fund; regional funds such as Film Väst, Filmregion Stockholm Mälardalen, Filmpool Nord, Film Fyn, Berlin-Brandenburg and Hamburg; and TV-stations like SVT, TV4, Canal+, DR, NRK, YLE, ZDF, ARTE, AVRO and many more.
Since 2015 GötaFilm has co-produced international films such as Wim Wender’s Every Thing Will Be Fine, Hungarian Fever at Dawn by Péter Gárdos, the Dutch entry for the Academy Awards Paradise Suite by Joost van Ginkel, the French film Dans la Fôret by Gilles Marchand, the Finnish Devil´s Bride by Saara Cantell, Cloudboy by Dutch director/scriptwriter Meikeminne Clinckspoor and 2017-2018 What a Circus! by Lotte Svendsen.
In 2019, GötaFilm is developing a number of features, TV-series and documentaries for the domestic and international market.