The ABCs of Co-Productions: A Case Study on The Middle Man (2021)

  • Industry Programming, Microsession
  • 60min

Join lauded Norwegian filmmaker Bent Hamer, along with producer Simone Urdl (The Film Farm) and international producing partners Reinhard Brundig and Nina Frese, as they discuss the making of The Middle Man, from financing a four-party co-production to bringing a small town to life on the streets of Northern Ontario. Hamer will talk about his vision for the film, while the producers fill in the gaps on their roles and offer their thoughts on the opportunities and challenges of putting together a European and Canadian co-production.


Bent Hamer


Simone Urdl


Nina Frese


Erin Creasey
Presented by
Ontario Creates