Film i Väst is a regional film fund located on the Swedish west coast in Västra Götaland. Its main headquarters are situated 70 km from Gothenburg, in Trollhattan, the leading film city in the country, affectionately referred to as Trollywood by local Swedes.

Film i Väst has directly contributed to the growth of the industry, the education of film workers,
and the development of new talents in the region. Now involved in 30-40 feature film co-productions each year, it is one of the most significant regional film funds in Europe and the most significant source of funding for films in Sweden, after the Swedish Film Institute. It acts as a co-producer, part owner and financier of feature, short and documentary films, drama for TV, and offers many additional resources for film production.

Film i Väst has participated in close to 400 feature film co-production, in addition to many TV dramas, shorts and documentaries. The facilities in Trollhättan includes production offices, one of the largest sound stages in Scandinavia, in addition to make up, costume and dressing rooms and an animation facility.
Film i Väst co-operate on long term basis with other public funds in Northern Europe.

Västra Götaland has a complete structure for film production.

Since Film i Västs inception Västra Götaland is now home to many film companies that include VFX, lighting, sound and picture edition, lighting and equipment rentals helping to establish Västra Götaland as the most prominent film region in Sweden.

Please visit our website:
www.filmivast.se

Film i Väst 2013 slate is lined up with an impressive number of co-productions such as:



In production:
Tommy by Tarik Saleh

Min så kallade pappa by Ulf Malmros

Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann by Felix Herngren

Sune on Roadtrip by Hannes Holm

Pojken med guldbyxorna by Ella Lemhagen

Sista chansen by Staffan Lindberg

Förvaret by Lisa Aschan

Turist by Ruben Östlund

Bamse och tjuvstaden by Jon Nohrstedt

Gondolen by Karin Fahlén

Hallå! Hallå! by Maria Blom

Greenland Time by Cathrine Linstrum

Someone You Love by Pernilla Fischer Christensen

Nymphomaniac by Lars von Trier

White God by Kornel Mundruczo

By Pass by Duane Hopkins

Everything Will be Fine by Wim Wenders

Petit by Anders Morgenthaller

The Prize Idiot by Hans Petter Moland

The Keeper of Lost Causes by Mikkel Norgaard

A Thousand Times Good Night by Erik Poppe

Dirk Ohm by Bobbie Peers

Salvation by Kristian Levring

Premiere:
The Hunt by Thomas Vinterberg

Only God Forgives by Nicolas Winding Refn

EGO by Lisa James Larsson

Så citroner gula by Teresa Fabik

Johan Falk - Kodnamn Lisa by Charlotta Brändström

Faro by Fredrik Edfeldt

En gång om året by Gorki Glaser Muller

The Fjallbacka Murders - The Hidden Child by Per Hanefjord

Känn ingen sorg by Måns Mårdlind and Björn Stein

Snabba Cash - Livet deluxe by Jens Jonsson

Monica Z - ett lingonris i ett cocktailglas by Per Fly

VI ÄR BÄST! by Lukas Moodysson

Hotell by Lisa Langseth

Mig äger ingen by Kjell-Åke Andersson

Gondolen by Karin Fahlén

Sune on Roadtrip by Hannes Holm

Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann by Felix Herngren

Filth by Jon S Baird

Life's a Breeze by Lance Daly

Pioneer by Erik Skjodbjaerg

Ragnarök by Mikkel Braenne Sandermose

The Keeper of Lost Causes by Mikkel Norgaard

Diana by Liver Hirschbiegel

A Thousand Times Good Night by Erik Poppe

Heart of a Lion by Dome Karukoski

Dark Touch by Marina de Van

A Very Unsettled Summer by Anca Damian

Bluebird by Lance Edmands

The Weight of Elephants by Daniel Borgman


Film i Väst co-productions include partners from England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Romania, Bulgaria, Denmark, Norway and the US.

Well known international co-productions are:
The Woman in Black (UK), A Royal Affair (Denmark), Dancer in the Dark (Denmark), Dogville (Denmark), Manderlay (Denmark), The Director of it All (Denmark), Ma Salama Jamil (Denmark), Capitaine Achab (France), Les Grandes Personnes (France), Kisses (Ireland), The Investigator (Hungary), Antichrist (Denmark), If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle (Romania), The Killer Inside Me (UK/USA), Melancholia (Denmark) and In a Better World (Denmark), Love is all You Need (Denmark)




Other internationally well known Swedish co-productions are:
Fucking Åmål (Show Me Love), Jalla! Jalla!, Together, Lilya 4-ever, Kopps, Daybreak, Dalecarlians, Zozo, Heaven´s Heart, Involuntary, The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo and Easy Money.