Icelandic production company Vesturport
’s drama-series “Black Port,” was announced as the winner of this year’s Series Mania award at the Berlinale CoPro Series pitching event, held as part of the Berlin Film Festival. As a result, the series will be included in an out-of-competition section of France’s Series Mania’s Co-production Forum. “Fury
,” created by International Emmy winner Gjermund S. Eriksen, produced by Monster Scripted
, and directed by Roar Uthaug
received an honorable mention, and an invitation for it’s Norwegian producers to attend the forum as well.
“It’s a very strong local story, really located in this small town,” said Series Mania founder Laurence Herszberg as she announced the winner, “It has strong characters, you can feel the dramatic tension, and it’s really well written. I think it has all the elements to be interesting for an international audience.”
Wednesday Feb. 21 marked the fourth installment of Berlinale
’s CoPro Series, an event