Royal castles and hi-tech empires, dark gothic scenery and light-blue seafront vistas, bustling modern cityscapes and ancient Viking grounds – all this in the palm of your hand, in the vibrant Oresund region embracing the area of Greater Copenhagen and Southern Sweden famous for its century-long film tradition. And there’s a lot more to it than a prize-winning reputation and that distinct Scandinavian style…
The 4 Cs of film-production
Capacity, Competence, Competitiveness and Creativity are the four pillars of filmmaking in the Oresund region, embracing the area of Greater Copenhagen and Southern Sweden. It is these strengths that will allow us to foresee and fulfill your production needs.
Unique locations bursting with Scandinavian spirit is what the region prides itself on. Here, in the very heart of Scandinavia, where Sweden and Denmark cross borders, the past meets the future and nature goes hand-in-hand with technology, making the Oresund region the ideal location for any film production. The pastoral landscapes of Southern Sweden are bound to take your breath away while Scandinavia's largest city, Copenhagen, is just around the corner. Get a taste of what it’s like by browsing through our Location Database.
A world-class filmmaking infrastructure has been established in the Oresund region to service not only the domestic industry, but also the growing number of foreign productions that have based their operations here. Here you will find everything you need, be it film equipment, sound stages, labs & telecine facilities or state-of-the-art post-production – all at your disposal while filming in Southern Sweden or Denmark. And of course, Scandinavian quality is always to be counted on.
Shooting in the Oresund region is always great value for money. Our extensive experience in delivering high-quality films within small budget frames, typical of smaller national markets, has encouraged strong project management and improved budget control skills while good business practices will ensure that you will always get the agreed product at the agreed time.
Known to be one of the most flexible professional work forces in the world, Scandinavian crews deserve nothing short of admiration. Their efficiency and multiple skills will make for great production value allowing you to use smaller teams, while their easy-going attitude is guaranteed to keep the spirits up even under pressure. And don’t bother to bring a translator – fluent English is spoken on set.
High production standards may have won the Oresund region the reputation of an ideal film-location, but it is the wealth of creative talent that has put the region in the spotlight and gained it international acclaim. Names like Ingmar Bergman, Lars Von Trier, Lukas Moodyson, Jan Troell, and Thomas Vinterberg speak for themselves and do not need introduction.
So continue the tradition – see the sound!
For more information about the region, please visit the Íresund Region Web Portal