The Director Generals of the five Nordic public service stations now launch a new collaboration on drama, “Nordic12”, which will increase the volume as well as the quality of Nordic drama on TV and streaming services. The agreement on Nordic drama, presented at an event on the 19th. Of April at DR Koncerthuset, will result in Nordic viewers having access to twelve new public service productions of Nordic drama series in the coming year, and these will be accessible to viewers for a much longer period. Read more.
2017 saw Nordvision, the Nordic public service media partnership, deliver more programme episodes than ever before in its 59-year history. Although this record-breaking run may be about to end as far as flow TV programmes are concerned, the Nordvision collaboration continues to evolve towards a more digital and strategy-based focus. Read more
The Nordvision partnership cooperate to strengthen Public Service Media in the Nordic region. The partners co-produce, exchange programs, co-develop formats and share knowledge, yearly generating more than 4.500 tv programmes.
The partners are DR (Denmark), NRK (Norway), SVT (Sweden), Yle (Finland), and RUV (Iceland), and 4 associated partners: KNR (Greenland), KVF (Faroe Islands), UR (Sweden) and Sveriges Radio (SR, Sweden).
Nordvision want to be the best and most cooperative regional partnership for public service media in the world, also when it comes to digital content and publishing technology development.
Programme groups, collaborative forums and expert networks
A large proportion of the collaborative effort takes place within the programming and professional groups that meet twice yearly; in the spring and autumn. These meetings are the best way to pitch and present your projects to locate Nordic co-producers and partners within Nordvision. Current meeting dates may be found at nordvision.org.
The Nordic cooperation also contains a number of expert groups who also meet regularly to exchange experience and knowledge. See organization chart.
The Nordvision Secretariat in Copenhagen secure, develop and creates the framework in close collaboration with the partners and has a number of tools at its disposal: among others the Nordvision Fund (revenue from distribution of the channels in the region), the Nordvision's digital distribution system (Nordif3) and co-production and format databases. The Secretariat helps to shape and build relevant platforms so the partners can cooperate practically and flexibly.
The Nordvision Fund gets its revenues from cable distribution of TV programmes from the partners in the Nordic countries. The funds money is earmarked for Nordic co-productions and joint projects, and aims to strengthen the Nordic cultural cooperation and to stimulate the use of Nordic authors and performing artists.
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Nordvision partnership since 1959