NGS Northern Wave


Nordic girls shoot is a workshop and networking experience for young Nordic female filmmakers.  Since the workshop is part of the Norden 0-30 grant program, participants can not be older then 30 years of age at the time of the workshop.
The main goal of the workshop is to mentor and create a strong network of young Nordic female filmmakers. 
The second edition of the workshop will be held from the 22nd to the 25th of October 2020.
The Workshop is organized by Northern Wave IFF in partership with Wift Iceland, Wift Nordic, Wift Sweden, Paninoir Greenland, Ingun i Skrivarastovu Fareo Islands and Nordic Factory Denmark.  The Nordic Girls Shoot Workshop is supported by the Norden 0-30 program, West Iceland Regional Fund  and the Icelandic Film Fund.
The Nordic Girls Shoot Workshop consists of a two day training program (22nd to 23rd of October) with mentors and two days (24th to 25th of October) of participating and attending screenings and masterclass at the Northern Wave International Film Festival.
The Icelandic border is open to foreigners and the Icelandic government tests every one coming into the country for Covid 19, unless people prefer to go to quarantine or have a medical certification.

The program pays for flights, diets and accommodation for all selected participants during the workshop and the festival

The workshop will include:

  • Pitch training
  • Workgroups discussing projects
  • Private sessions with Nordic mentors

Our partners from the Nordic countries will also mentor and educate during the workshop. The mentors are producer Elli Toivoniemi (Tuffi Film, Finland), producer Nina Skydsbjerg Jacobsen (Film in Greenland,Paninoir), producer Helene Granqvist producer and president of Wift Sweden and Wift International, Ingebjörg Torgesen president of Wift Norway, director and artist, Ingunn í Skrivarastovu producer (Fish&Film, Fareo Islands), Valerie Richter pitch coach and script writer (Nordic Factory, Denmark), Dögg Mósesdóttir, director/writer, (Freyja Filmwork, Iceland).

The workshop now closed for applications! The final deadline was on the 15th of July.