About us


Motlys is a fully independent production company that has produced a number of quality films since it was established in 1983. We’re committed to presenting meaningful and great stories that connect with audiences’ lives and fantasy - told by distinctive filmmakers with that entertain and engage as well as they enrich. Our slate includes many award-winning and critically acclaims films and drama series such as Home Ground, Thelma, Welcome to Norway, Louder Than Bombs, Blind, I Belong, Oslo, August 31st, North, The Man Who Loved Yngve and a whole lot more. This fall we’re excited to premiere the second feature film by director Dag Johan Haugerund, Beware of Children, in the prestigious Giornate degli Autori (Venice Days) program under the Venice International Film Festival and director Maria Sødahls Hope at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Discovery section.

We produce feature films, drama series and documentaries.

Our films have competed at some of the most renowned film festivals in the world including Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Sundance, Toronto, IDA, Tribeca (to name a few) and brought home a several prestigious awards in addition to our national and Nordic accolades such as the Nordic Council Film Price, Gullbaggar, Dragon Award and a number of Amanda, Critic’s and Kanon Awards.


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