Studios + Producers
Anima Vitae has been one of the leading animation studios in the Nordic countries for over a decade. Anima is best known for the 3D feature Niko and The Way to the Stars (2008), which was sold to 118 countries and was also nominated for the Best Feature at the European Film Awards. A sequel, Niko 2 – Little Brother, Big Trouble, is currently travelling the world. Anima has also been nominated twice for the Best European Animation Producer.
Animaatiokopla creates animation for various purposes, both commercial and artistic. Our range includes TV-series, short films, commercials, music videos, web animations, game graphics etc. A large portion of our work consists of commissioned projects, but we also realise our own original concepts.
Animando was founded in 2007 by the creators of the award-winning children´s series Elias, the Little Rescue Boat. Elias; Rescue Team Adventures (52 x 11-minute episodes) was Animando´s first production and was a co-production with the Icelandic animation studio Caoz. In 2017, Animando premiered two new productions: The animated feature film Anchors Up and the live stage show The Music Factory – a hybrid concert performance including full symphony orchestra and dancers on stage, interwoven with character and projected abstract animation.
Apparat is an animation studio specializing in animation for documentaries and commissioned films. Techniques include 2D animation, stop motion, CGI and mixed media. We are seeking co-production partners for animated documentaries. We have long experience of working with productions and production companies from all over the world.
Arne Alligator Brands
Arne Alligator Brands is a production house specializing in 2D animations. We work with the musical character Arne Alligator and his friends. We produce short series and animated music videos. We also have live act extending the character. Arne band plays the Nordic countries and tour around 100 arenas annually. We are represented by CPLG.
Arne Alligator Brands, Finland
+358 40 553 2898
Brikk Animation och Film
Brikk is production company in Stockholm with talented animators, illustrators and directors from all over the world. Our passion lies within 2D animation, cel animation and stop motion. We are always up for collaborations with other talented studios, so don’t be a stranger!
Bug is a versatile production company and animation studio located in Bergen, Norway. Bug has produced live action, motion graphics and 3D animation since 1994, and has delivered numerous productions to the TV, corporate and feature markets. Bug delivered animation to the recent hit film Richard the Stork (2017) as well as a vast number of idents, commercials and corporate films.
Cinematic is a creative production company in Stockholm, Sweden. We have created animated content for all media platforms since 2007. Our specialties include 2D animation in commercials, short films, educational films, motion graphics, cinematics and in-game animation. Cinematic is open to all types of co-productions.
Compass Films is an award-winning production company, producing independent non-fiction and fiction content for cinema, television and online. Based in Reykjavik, Compass Films also provides production services throughout Iceland, as well as consultancy and financial services to international productions. Animation orientated projects include a 26 x 11’ pre-teens 2D animated series, stop motion, illustration and 2D animations for hybrid films and documentary films. Compass Films regularly works with European co-producers and we look for partners that have creative and/or commercial projects and we enjoy supporting projects with new talent attached.
Copenhagen Bombay is an international media house working across a broad range of projects and platforms. Copenhagen Bombay Group is placed in Denmark, Sweden, and China, owning an animation studio and more than 30 original IP productions. Copenhagen Bombay’s projects have won numerous awards and recognition and have been sold to more than 40 countries. Original storytelling for children, youth, and families is the foundation of our business.
Dansk Tegnefilm is a production company that develops, finances and produces animated films and series. Our productions include more than 100 single title films including many critically acclaimed and award-winning productions. We aim to produce original, story-telling films that engage our young audience, that convey values and beliefs, and that cultivate imaginative and divergent thinking. With offices in Copenhagen and London, Dansk Tegnefilm is experienced in international co-productions.
Rita & Crocodile (series, 2014-2018)
Circleen, Coco and the Wild Rhinoceros (feature, 2018)
Nothing Happens (VR and short film, 2017)
Lili (series, 2015)
Dansk Tegnefilm, Denmark
+45 20 31 31 81
Den Siste Skilling
Den siste skilling is a boutique production company for animated feature films founded 2010. They were minority co-producer on S3D CGI animated feature Richard the Stork, sold to 155 countries with 3.5 million admissions worldwide. Its co-producers were nominated for European Animation Producer of the year 2017 at Cartoon Movie. Now in development: Sjakkmatt (Checkmate), written by Karsten Fullu, and Richard the Stork 2 written by Reza Memari & Philip LaZebnik, directed by Toby Genkel.
Dockhus Animation is an animation studio based in Trollhättan, Sweden. We produce animation for film and TV-series with a focus on animation for children and young adults. The company was founded in 2005 and has risen to a position of prominence in the Swedish animation industry. Dockhus productions are known for their strong storytelling, creativity and artistic quality.
Fabelfjord is an animation studio located in the quaint yet modern city of Tromsø, located high above the Arctic Circle in Norway. Under the mysterious play of the northern lights in winter and the insomnia-inducing midnight sun in the summer, the studio works to create inspiring and engaging stories for children and the young at heart. The studio has produced the award-winning short Dunder, and is now developing a feature based on those lovable monsters. We are happy to consider international co-productions on both shorts and features.
Fiilin Good Films
Fiilin Good Films focuses on creation and development of original concepts into trans-media properties. Our strength lies in concept and visual development, writing and pre-production. We are team players and enjoy co-producing, we also do in-house production for projects, like our creator Juha Fiilin’s multi-award winning short film Job Interview and our latest addition, a motion comic style web series The Beginning. These are both available on Yle Areena, social media and are part both of our Divine Consultants animated universe. We are a small but competitive team of global nomads and are used to working remotely – always happy to meet you wherever you are. Our founder, Juha Fiilin, regularly attends meetings in Helsinki, Barcelona and London.
Filmic Art is a prize-winning production company in the heart of Stockholm. We have a passion for movies with visual effects and animation. We are a creative collective with backgrounds in graphic design, animation, 3D, VFX and live-action. Together, we always strive to reach the highest standards. We are convinced that film and animation must contain something special to stand out. We are passionate about creating technically advanced works with high visual quality. Our goal is to always create engaging films that work on all digital platforms.
Filmimaa was founded in 2007. Their work on the development of film ideas has enabled the company to expand into ambitious and personal documentary films, fiction feature films and television series.
Filmkompaniet is a production company specializing in children’s movies. As co-producers we wish to be professional, high-end, swift, flexible, creative and leave our egos at home. International Experience: Moomins and the Comet Chase (2010) with talents like Björk (title song), Max von Sydow, Alexander Skarsgård, Mads Mikkelsen, Stellan Skarsgård, and Peter Stormare in the voice cast. In Moomins and the Winter Wonderland (2017), talents Stellan Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, Alicia Vikander.
+358 40 725 0318
Ganzanderes Animation is a small studio that works with illustration and classic 2D animation, contracted as well as independent productions. Their films have been screened at film festivals all over the world – for example at the Sundance Film Festival and at Ottawa International Animation Festival – as well as at places like Studion at the Modern Museum of Art in Stockholm and at Liljevalchs Vårsalong. They have received several nominations and awards for their work. For instance, in 2015 they were nominated for the Swedish Film Academy award – a Guldbagge – for best short film. Open for international co-productions of all sorts.
Gigglebug Entertainment is an animation IP studio based in Finland. We create, develop and produce positive children’s content with multi-platform distribution and global growth potential. Our company’s mission is to make fun stuff with a purpose! Gigglebug Entertainment was founded in 2013 by Joonas Utti and Anttu Harlin, who previously led the animation studio, Anima Boutique Oy, with clients such as Disney, Nokia, Veikkaus and Rovio.
Gimpville began its journey back in 2002, with two artists driven by a vision of revolutionizing the Norwegian VFX industry. Today, the company has grown into a medium-sized studio with over six hundred completed productions. Gimpville’s production pipeline consists of Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Motionbuilder, Autodesk Mudbox, Pixologic ZBrush, Side FX Houdini, The Foundry Nuke X, a Naturalpoint motion capture studio and Maxon Bodypaint. The render pipeline is based around SideFX Mantra.
Goodbye Kansas Studios
Goodbye Kansas Studios creates award-winning visual effects, digital animation and motion capture for movies, game trailers and commercials.
Goodbye Kansas Studios, Sweden
+46 8 556 990 00
GunHil was formed in 2012 by seasoned producer Hilmar Sigurdsson and creative guru Gunnar Karlsson, who have been collaborating for 30 years in the creative industries. In 2017 GunHil merged with Icelandic production company Sagafilm, with Hilmar taking over as CEO. GunHil has a number of properties at various stages of completion, from writing, through development to production. Ploey – You Never Fly Alone is GunHil’s first animated feature. It was released in 2018 to critical acclaim.
The Helsinki-based production company Gutsy Animations produces high-quality animations for a global audience. Right now, Gutsy Animations is working on the new Moominvalley animated TV-series which premieres worldwide in 2019. Gutsy is a team of creators and producers who believe that the world is in need of funny, clever, gutsy and – above all – meaningful content.
Important Looking Pirates
Important Looking Pirates is a visual effects and digital animation studio located in central Stockholm. We create content for all forms of digital productions, including TV-series, feature films, commercials, VR, web and games. What all our productions have in common is our passion for quality, both in terms of look and the process of getting there. We will help you through the creative and technical production process to ensure that the highest level of quality is delivered on budget and on time!
Ink and Light
Ink and Light was established to entertain and engage audiences with stories we are passionate about, on screen and in print. With bases in Finland and Ireland, we are well placed to co-produce your new project, alongside our own television series and short films. We work mostly with CG animation, but enjoy exploring whatever form fits to tell a great story.
Ink and Light, Finland
+358 41 808 3326
Ja Film is a production company in Aarhus, Denmark, specializing in animation and visual effects. The company is built on a passion for visual storytelling and strives to challenge the ordinary and bring solutions to life through the art of motion and creatively crafted visuals. Ja Film has produced several award-winning short films, two animated TV-series and one feature film. Ja Film is open for international co-productions, both as delegate and minority producer on TV-series, shorts and features.
Ja Film, Denmark
Maria Stokholm Wernicke
+45 70 26 02 70
Kaiken Entertainment is an entertainment company based out of Los Angeles, Helsinki and Vancouver, and specializing in storytelling through TV, film, digital products, licensing and publishing, with a team that has achieved the impossible many times over. Kaiken discover, develop and create original IPs with the potential to build multimedia franchises around them. The collective of seasoned storytellers includes animation as well as publishing and licensing specialists, with a combined 150+ years of experience.
Klipp & Lim
Klipp & Lim is a multi-award-winning production company and creative agency, and an active part of the bustling animation industry in Trondheim. Our vision is to create global brands with our stories and artistic expressions by developing episodic content and 360-universes for kids. We specialize in 2D-animation and puppets, and actively pursue international collaboration within development, production, licensing and merchandising in order to fulfil our vision.
Långfilm Productions is growing steadily. Since the foundation of the company in 2001, Långfilm Productions has forged contacts with the film industry in other countries. The company has made good contacts especially in Sweden, but the aim has always been to find good partners all around Europe. At the moment the company has several projects under development which involve at least three European countries. Currently the animation TV-series Arkipellina is under development.
Late Love Production
Late Love Production is an animation production company in Viborg that produces animation, documentaries, shorts, VR projects and web-series. The company started in 2016, with the intention of pursuing high quality artistic projects in both 2D, 3D, stop motion and VR. Late Love Production is open for international co-productions, both as delegate and minority producer mostly, on shorts.
Late Love Production, Denmark
Lana Tankosa Nikolic
+45 27 57 11 24
LEE Film is an independent production company, producing mainly 2D animated film and TV-series focusing on the very youngest audience. LEE Film develop and produce their own ideas as well as acquire rights to original works. The company was founded in August 2011 by Linda Hambäck, since when it has produced several animated films and TV-series.
Maipo has produced more than 25 films and is one of Scandinavia’s leading production companies. Maipo produces animated feature films, series, live action family films and award-winning art house flicks. In 2013 Maipo premiered one of the biggest box office hits in Norwegian film history, the stop motion puppet animation Louis & Luca’s Christmas, the critically acclaimed animation feature Hocus Pocus, Alfie Atkins, and a series about Alfie. Two more films about Louis & Luca have followed.
+47 40 02 13 10
Mikrofilm is an Oscar-winning production company and animation studio in Oslo, specializing in 2D animation. Since 1996, Mikrofilm has constantly pushed the limits searching for new visual expressions. The company has a solid track record for independent shorts and is also developing feature films. Mikrofilm is open for international co-productions, both as delegate and minority producer on shorts and features.
MRP Matila Röhr Productions
MRP Matila Röhr Productions, founded 1990, is one of the most experienced production companies in Scandinavia. Over 50 award-winning films, international co-productions and numerous underwater documentaries and TV-series all represent the vision and professionalism of the company. MRP has previously produced one 2D animated feature film, Quest for a Heart, as an international co-production between Finland-UK-Germany-Russia. Recently, it has produced several live-action family films with 3D animated characters.
Animation is about more than just making parts move. It’s about creating a story that is understandable by everyone. It’s about creating a world in which characters live and where stories can be told. Nopia aims to build worlds, tell stories and give life to characters, whether for games, VR or interactive stories.
Nørlum is a Danish animation production company focusing on international co-production and the development of original content. We love engaging in projects with extraordinary stories, unique visual language and trust-based partnerships. We have two international co-productions behind us in Song of the Sea and Long Way North, both digital 2D productions. We are open to any format as long as it’s quality, and we are actively curious about new business models and ways for animation to advance in
Founded in Helsinki in 2012 by Veronica Lassenius and Pablo Jordi, the guys behind Saari and Fungi, Pikkukala is a digital entertainment studio. We develop original characters and stories and transform them into games, animation, books and other media. To do so, we use a wide range of creative tools and techniques from paper and pencil to computer vision. Our international team aims to create global content for the whole family, successfully partnering with companies and talent in America, Europe and Asia.
POD Entertainment is located in the Åland Islands and was founded in 2008. The company develops original entertainment concepts for children on multiple platforms, aimed at an international market. The transmedia concept – Orkyns is currently being developed as a non-dialogue series, a TV-series, game and books.
Power Animals United
Power Animals United is a group of talented people with a passion for creating stories with heart. Their goal is to work with projects, individuals and companies that make the world a little bit better place. PAU’s consulting services & experience lie in the area of internationalization. They develop concepts into brands and formats, and bring them to international markets.
Pyjama Films is a Turku (Åbo) based 2D animation studio with a mission to challenge stereotypes and open up possibilities, especially in kids contents. The studio, founded in 2015, has two TV-series and one feature in development and is actively looking for co-producers to join them. Pyjama also produces cutting-edge animated shorts for adults, with its first award-winning short, Sore Eyes for Infinity, making it to over 70 international film festivals.
Pyjama Films, Finland
+358 50 326 0067
Founded in 1994, Qvisten is today the largest animation studio in Scandinavia, delivering award-winning feature films, commercials and TV-series. Complete with in-house directors, a full animation crew and studio facilities, Qvisten provides a wide range of high quality animation from classic 2D to 3D, VFX and motion graphics. Qvisten’s goal is to further develop the role as Scandinavia’s leading provider of animated family entertainment.
Cattle Hill (feature in production)
Luis & Luca: Mission to the Moon (feature in production)
Odd is an Egg (short, 2016)
In the Forest of Huckybucky (feature, 2016)
Two Buddies and a Badger (feature, 2015)
Qvisten Animation, Norway
+47 22 99 22 90
Rovio is best known as the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise. The entertainment media company was founded in 2003 as a mobile game development studio. Angry Birds, the mobile game, was released by Rovio in 2009 and soon became very popular. From 2010 onwards it became a worldwide phenomenon and is still enjoying great success. The franchise has since expanded to a variety of new business areas. The Angry Birds Movie opened worldwide in May 2016 and grossed over USD 352 million.
Sagatoon is an independent film production company located in Hamar, Norway. The company´s main focus is the development and production of 3D CGI feature film animation for a global theatrical audience. Sagatoon is currently producing its first animated feature film Troll – The Tale of a Tail in Canada. Our production partners are nGenious in Montreal and Squeeze Animation in Quebec City.
Troll – The Tale of a Tail (feature in production)
Dustbin Heroes (in development)
Troll 2 (feature in development)
+47 91 51 16 56
Slugger Film is an independent production company specializing in animation in all formats and techniques. The company was founded in 2004 by Christian Ryltenius and Michael Ekblad.
Both have a long and distinguished background within the animation industry. They have directed, supervised, produced and animated several international feature films, TV-series and independent shorts, for example Karlsson on the Roof, Momo, Wildlife, Captain Bluebear, Pippi Longstocking, Bjorn Bear, Derrik, Werner, Ferngully, Space Jam and Max and Moritz.
We focus on projects for children and young people, mainly animation and fantastic adventure projects with CGI elements. Our specialty is low-cost, lean productions with high quality screen results. We produce our own projects, as well as co-produce and consult internationally. Before starting Snowcloud Films, owner Petter Lindblad produced the feature films The Great Bear (2011), Beyond Beyond (2014) and many more animation projects.
Storm Studios is a visual effects company located in Oslo. We specialize in photoreal VFX and animation for commercials and feature films. Most recently, we delivered the animated prologue sequence for Marvel’s Black Panther.
With more than 25 years of experience in animation, Studio Kikito produces engaging stories and fun interactive content for children, focusing on the future of innovative storytelling and entertainment. Our creative team has an extensive portfolio that include clients like, Disney, MGM, and Universal.
For the past 13 years Studio Outo has produced animation, illustration, design and sound content for commercial brands both in Oulu and Helsinki. The pirate series Hullabalooba was released in 2015. Also, a cross-media concept for pre-schoolers, Little Wild Worlds, is in development.
Sun Creature Studio
Sun Creature is an award-winning animation production company based in Copenhagen. Sun Creature has been producing short films, commercials and tv series, and is now producing its first feature film. We are interested in working on international co-productions with both strong stories and visuals. Our partners include: Riot Games / Cartoon Network / Eating Stars / JA Film / WilFilm / PSYOP / Passion Pictures / Cartoon Saloon / Ghost VFX / Cube Creative /ARTE FRANCE /DFI /Final Cut For Real
Sun Creature Studio, Denmark
Charlotte de la Gournerie
+45 26 51 07 11
Sun In Eye Productions
Sun In Eye Productions has produced TV-series and multiplatform concepts for children and with children since 2004. Since 2012, Sun In Eye have concentrated on international animation productions. Sun In Eye’s 2D studio is located in Turku, Finland and has a very talented and enthusiastic team. The little bird Pikkuli is keeping Sun In Eye very busy with his TV-series and games.
Supresto (The League of Good People)
Supresto Animated Intelligence (aka The League of Good People) identifies, creates, develops and produces content and brands for all platforms, specialising in kids and family entertainment. Supresto Animated Int. also supplies scripting services, creative consulting and great disco.
Tenk.tv is a young, ambitious company founded on extensive experience. Our aim is to challenge artistic conventions and to expand the boundaries of how to tell stories, also across international borders. Tenk.tv produces animation, feature films, shorts and documentaries. Our latest animated feature is The Tower (selected for Annecy 2018), directed by Mats Grorud. Tenk.tv is internationally oriented and has co-produced with France, The Netherlands, Sweden, Thailand, Germany, Belgium and Armenia.
Tordenfilm has produced high quality films and series for 15 years, working both in live action and animation. Currently in pre-production on the feature Two Buddies and a Badger 2 (2020), co-produced with Qvisten Animation. Recently produced the multi-award-winning short The Absence of Eddy Table (2016), based on the works of Dave Cooper. Previous projects: Metropia (feature, co-production, 2009) and Guri Gursjen & Gursjan Gru (short, 2009) which screened in the Annecy Competition in 2009.
Trollfilm is an animation studio specializing in high quality handmade animation. The trademark of Trollfilm is multiplan-cutout to make epic films with a message. Trollfilm’s most famous short is Angry Man (2009), which became the world’s most award-winning film of 2010. Trollfilm is currently developing the studio’s first feature-length film: Christmas Survivors.
At Wil Film, we are passionate about quality entertainment for young audiences. From our Copenhagen based studio and through cooperation with animation studios in China, India and Malaysia, we create high quality animation in TV-series & specials, features, shorts and commercials. Eight seasons of the outstanding TV-series Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu™ and several LEGO Star Wars™ productions are under our belt, as well as the feature Otto is a Rhino™ produced in collaboration with Crone Film.
Wil Film, Denmark
+45 28 99 90 06
Since 1985 Zigzag Animation has been a creative force and a leading Swedish production company for animated films, children’s books, illustrations & comics, music and sound design. Focused nowadays on script writing and the production of stop motion, both puppet and cut-out, and original music scores.