Film and media

Published under: Solberg's Government

Publisher Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs

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.

Hånd med mikrofon


Broadcasting entails the transmission of radio or TV programmes which can be received directly and in real time by the public.

Faksimiler fra nettaviser

Support schemes (state aid) for the media

“Support schemes for the media” are the collective term describing The Ministry of Culture’s support schemes directed at the media sector.

Filmfotograf med kamera.

Support to film

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.


Nærbilde av hånd som skrur på en bilradio.

This is what DAB means for you

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.

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The most important documents are bills (propositions), white papers, hearing documents and Official Norwegian Reports (NOUs). (These documents are primarily available in Norwegian.)


Department of Media Policy and Copyright

Phone: +47 22 24 80 07
Address: Postboks 8030 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Grubbegata 1, Oslo