Department of Media and the Arts
The department consists of the following sections
The section is responsible for print and digital media, gaming and issues related to the supervision of foundations. It also bears responsibility for oversight of the Norwegian Media Authority and the Norwegian Gaming and Foundation Authority, as well as management of the Norwegian State’s shareholdings in the companies Norsk rikskringkasting AS and Norsk Tipping AS.
The section is responsible for copyright, cultural and creative industries, film and computer games, as well as oversight of the Norwegian Film Institute and management of the Norwegian State’s shareholding in the company Filmparken AS.
The section is responsible for music, the performing arts and artist support schemes, as well as regional reforms in the cultural policy field. The section also has responsibility for oversight of the Arts Council Norway and Riksteatret theatre, in addition to management of the Norwegian State’s shareholding in the companies Den Norske Opera & Ballett AS, Nationaltheatret AS, Den Nationale Scene AS, Trøndelag teater AS, Rogaland Teater AS, Carte Blanche AS and Talent Norge AS.