Writer Kenneth Karlstad wins the 2023 Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize for Kids in Crime

Feb 4, 2023
Dimitris Passas

NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: Nordisk Film & TV Fond.

Kenneth Karlstad, writer of Kids in Crime, is the recipient of the 2023 Nordic drama screenwriting award. This was announced at an award ceremony during Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision on February 1.

For the seventh consecutive year, the award for outstanding writing of a Nordic drama series was handed out at TV Drama Vision. The NOK 200 000 (approx € 20 000) award, funded by Nordisk Film & TV Fond was awarded to the main writer(s) of the series.

Kenneth Karlstad is a Norwegian director and screenwriter for fiction, music videos and commercials. His debut short film The Hunger earned him a Young Director Award at Cannes 2019 and the Film Critics Award at The Norwegian Short Film Festival. He’s also won several awards for his work on music videos. Kids in Crime is his long format debut.

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