GötaFilm is one of the leading independent production 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 has produced a large number of features, TV series, shorts and documentaries. Additionally, GötaFilm International has been coproducer 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, Antalya, 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 like 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, 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.
In 2015-2016 GötaFilm International co-produce Wim Wenders´ 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 and Cloudboy by Dutch director/scriptwriter Meikeminne Clinckspoor.
In February 2016 our feature Pojkarna/Girls Lost premiered in the Swedish cinemas and in March the three hour TV drama Det mest förbjudna/The most forbidden aired on Swedish Television SVT.
Det mest förbjudna/The most forbidden was nominated for the Prix Europa 2016.