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MADE IN OSLO nominated for the official selection of the 61st Monte-Carmp Television Festival

Made In Oslo nominated for the official selection of the 61 st Monte-Carlo Television festival
A Viaplay Original drama distributed by Federation
Paris, May 4th, 2022

Viaplay Original drama Made In Oslo (8 × 45’) has been nominated for a prestigious Golden Nymph Award in the Fiction Category at the 61st Monte-Carlo Television Festival.

Federation has recently acquired worldwide rights to the drama series, starring Pia Tjelta (Cold Lunch, Blindsone, State of Happiness, Norsemen), created and written by Kathrine Valen Zeiner (Wisting, Valkyrien). It is directed by Marit Moum Aune, winner of Best Direction and Best Cinematography at the Golden Screen 2016 and winner of Best Script at Golden Screen Norway 2015
with Struggle for Life. Executive Producer for Viaplay is Tanya Nanette Badendyck. Made In Oslo is a Norwegian drama produced by Tordenfilm for Viaplay. Viaplay Content Sales is responsible for Nordics, Baltics and Poland sales and Federation handles international sales of the series.

Babies, Biology, Business: how far will one woman go to become a mother?
Elin and Bjørn are planning to adopt. Their relationship will not survive any more IVF but Elin struggles to give up completely. As a gynecologist with her own fertility clinic, she is surrounded by
hope and opportunity. She obsessively begins treating herself in secret…

Filippa Wallestam, NENT Group Chief Content Officer said: “We’re thrilled to receive this nomination at the prestigious Monte-Carlo Television Festival—and very proud to be contributing to
such a complex theme as fertility and childbearing through a pioneering sustainability-focused production. Viaplay is the leading Nordic drama producer, with at least 70 Viaplay Originals set to premiere this year, and it’s so exciting that our unique storytelling is increasingly receiving international attention.”

Monica Levy, Head of International, Federation said: “We are extremely proud to be nominated for this Golden Nymph award. Made in Oslo, a drama series straight from Norway tackles the very modern and complex subject of fertility with great delicacy. A woman, filled with compassion for her patients and loved ones, will go to endless and dangerous lengths to become a mother herself.”

Nina B. A. Figenschow and Ingunn Sundelin, Made in Oslo producers, Tordenfilm said: “We are absolutely delighted that Made in Oslo will be taking part in the 61st Monte-Carlo Television Festival. It is an honor for the series to be highlighted at the festival, allowing the story to reach a wider audience. To be nominated in the Golden Nymph awards affirms the hard work of everyone involved in bringing this high-quality production of a vital, universal theme to our screens.”

The 61 st Monte-Carlo television festival will take place from 17–21 June 2022.
The winners will be announced at a glamorous Red-Carpet Awards Ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum on the final evening of the festival, on Tuesday 21 June, in the presence of Honorary President, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco.

Press contact Federation:
Valérie Tailland +33 (0)6 82 57 06 09 / valerie.tailland@fedent.com
Cynthia Torosjan +33 (0)6 19 47 68 35 / cynthia.torosjan@fedent.com

Press contact Nordic Entertainment Group:
ann.bergstrom@nentgroup.com (or Ann Bergström, Head of Content Sales PR: +45 31 56 87 63
press@nentgroup.com (or Nicholas Smith, Senior Communications Manager: +46 73 699 1700)

About Nordic Entertainment Group
Nordic Entertainment Group AB (publ) (NENT Group)’s Viaplay streaming service is available in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the US and the
Netherlands. Viaplay will launch in the UK in 2022, followed by Canada, Germany, Austria and Switzerland by the end of 2023. We operate streaming services, TV channels, radio stations and
production companies, and our purpose is to tell stories, touch lives and expand worlds. Headquartered in Stockholm with a global perspective, NENT Group is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm
(‘NENT B’). Viaplay Content Sales is the global distribution arm for Viaplay’s fast-growing slate of original content.

About Federation Entertainment
Led by Pascal Breton and Lionel Uzan, Federation heralds a new breed of independent European studios, focusing on the creation, production, financing and distribution of high-quality original productions for the global marketplace. Federation Entertainment works with the best worldwide talents and partners in the industry to create a strong distribution portfolio as well as an array of premium international productions. Only eight years after its creation, the production and distribution studio based in Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Madrid, London, Berlin, Cologne and Tel-Aviv boasts 200 full time employees, a number which continues to grow monthly.
Active in the drama, kids & family, documentary and light entertainment space, Federation works with all platforms and major broadcasters in the market. Its rich portfolio includes major award-winning and international successes such as the cult spy series The Bureau (50 X 52′), the financial thriller Bad Banks (12 x 52′), the Netflix original hit series Baby (now 3 seasons), Find Me In Paris (78 X 26′), the premium live action hit for teens, Mister8, (8 X 45′), Best series & Best actor awards at CanneSeries 2021, In Treatment, the adaptation of cult format BeTipul by Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache for ARTE, Around the World in 80 Days starring David Tennant, produced for the European Alliance (France Televisions, ZDF, Rai), PBS Masterpiece and BBC; as well as Varane, Destin de Champion (Amazon Prime-Video), to name a few.

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