SFI supports horror shorts

The Swedish Film Institute has launched a new programme for creative horror shorts produced by established or fledgling film makers. Dubbed It’s Alive!, the programme will co-fund a maximum of five shorts in its first year. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2016. SFI – the national film funding body in Sweden – will…

Horror in Copenhagen

Want to watch recent Scandinavian horror cinema and meet the directors? If you are in Denmark this fall, that can be arranged. Huset (literally The House) in Copenhagen is a large culture and arts centre which hosts around 1400 events each year, on 10 different stages. One of these events is Recent Nordic Cinema, a…

12 facts about Kung Fury

By now, only one person in the world has not seen Kung Fury yet, and if that person is you, here are 12 reasons why Kung Fury is the most bad-ass Swedish movie ever. In less than 24 hours, the sensational short film reached 3 million views on its official Youtube channel. Right now, it approaches…

More from Kung Fury

The world seems unable to get enough of Kung Fury, the hero of Kung Fury – so here goes, another batch of stills and behind-the-scenes videos. In less than 24 hours, the sensational short film reached 3 million views on its official Youtube channel. Right now, it approaches 10 million views, with many more added…

Review: Kung Fury

After years of production and massive internet hype, the Swedish short film Kung Fury finally hit audiences with all its martial arts, Nazis, Vikings, dinosaurs and of course David Hasselhoff. Written and directed by David Sandberg, Kung Fury is the 30-minute sensational over-the-top retro-cheesy 1980s throwback actioner that is an hommage to everything that was…

Watch Kung Fury for free

Premiering globally today is Kung Fury, the sensational over-the-top retro-cheesy 80s throwback actioner that features Adolf Hitler, Vikings, dinosaurs and David Hasselhoff. Watch it now, here, for free. Written and directed by David Sandberg, Kung Fury is a 30 minute action comedy, with plenty of fantasy overtones and sci-fi concepts, created as an homage to 1980s action…

Kung Fury preview

Premiering tomorrow on Swedish television and El Rey Network is Kung Fury, the over-the-top retro-cheesy 80s throwback actioner that features Adolf Hitler, dinosaurs and David Hasselhoff. Written and directed by David Sandberg, Kung Fury is a 30 minute action comedy, with plenty of fantasy overtones and sci-fi concepts, created as an homage to 1980s action and…

Review: Hot nasty teen

Nobody quite expected that the last movie to star Brasse Brännström would be a rape-revenge story in which the beloved children’s TV actor played a pimp, trafficking a 15 year old girl for money. When Lars Erik “Brasse” Brännström died unexpectedly in August 2014, parts of the childhood of hundreds of thousands of Swedes died…

Movie Battle winners

On April 20th, the annual Movie Battle was held in Copenhagen, as part of the CPH PIX film festival. The theme for the short films this year was “slasher”. Founded by film director Shaky Gonzaléz in 2004, the Movie Battle is CPH PIX’s section where Denmark’s underground film making scene tests their muscles in genre…

Win Outburst DVD

You now have the chance to win a copy of the Danish zombie splatter movie, Outburst.  When practical effects guys create their own movies, you expect them to be right on the money when it comes to the red stuff. Or indeed the green goo and the grey guts. Now you can see for yourself,…