Film and media
The object of the Norwegian media policy is to ensure an open and diverse exchange of news, information and opinions from all parts of society. Norwegian film shall consist of a diversity of high quality Norwegian language, culture and social aspects which both challenge and reach out to a broad audience both in Norway and internationnally.
Broadcasting means an television or radio provided by a media service provider for simultaneous viewing of programmes on the basis of a programme schedule. On-demand audiovisual media services means an audiovisual media service provided by a media service provider for the viewing of programmes at the moment chosen by the user and at his individual request on the basis of a catalogue of programmes selected by the media service provider.
“Support schemes for the media” are the collective term describing The Ministry of Culture’s support schemes directed at the media sector.
Audiovisual productions are central cultural means of communication and artistic means of expression. In order to strengthen Norwegian language, identity and culture it is important to arrange for production of high quality Norwegian and Sami audiovisual content available to a broad audience.
Media Pluralism Commission delivers its report, Norwegian media pluralism - A stronger media policy for the public
Minister of Culture Linda Hofstad Helleland was presented the Official Norwegian Report (NOU) 2017:7, Norwegian media pluralism - A stronger media policy for the public, by Knut Olav Åmås, chair of the Media Pluralism Commission.
National analogue FM radio networks will be switched off in 2017. Are you wondering what the change means for you? Here you will find answers to your questions about the digital radio switchover.
New regulations on financial incentives for the production of international films and series in Norway presented for public consultation
The Ministry of Culture yesterday presented its proposal for new regulations on financial incentives for the production of international films and series in Norway, and ask for input from national and international stakeholders in a public consultation.
The most important documents are bills (propositions), white papers, hearing documents and Official Norwegian Reports (NOUs). (These documents are primarily available in Norwegian.)