NGS Northern Wave


Nordic girls shoot is a workshop and networking experience for young Nordic female filmmakers.  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 two day workshop will take place in Snæfellsnes, Iceland from 1oth to the 11th of November 2022.
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 the Nordic Culture Fund, The Icelandic Film Fund and The Culture Fund of West Iceland.
The Nordic Girls Shoot Workshop consists of a two days networking and training program with mentors from all the Nordic countries. Participants and mentors are then invited to  attend screenings, concerts and masterclass at the Northern Wave International Film Festival.

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 open for applications! The final deadline was on the 15th of August 2022.  Submit your application here!