Swedish Film Institute

The Swedish Film Institute, Swedish Svenska Filminstitutet, was founded in 1963 as a foundation. Founder of the Foundation were the Swedish state and the Swedish film industry, Swedish television and the television channel TV4 AB.

The Swedish Film Institute has as an objective,

  • To support the production of Swedish films,
  • To promote the showing of domestic and foreign film and quality
  • Movies and film and culturally interesting material to maintain.

To fulfill these tasks production subsidies on the one hand be awarded to Swedish film productions, on the other hand operates the Swedish Film Institute, a film archive and library, publisher of several magazines (eg TM - Teknik & Människa and zoom) and reference works to the Swedish film such B. Svensk filmografi, supports film festivals in Sweden and the Swedish participation in productions at festivals abroad, operates its own film studio in Stockholm, distributes high-quality films and film literature, inter alia, m. Next, the Swedish Film Institute awards annually the Swedish Film Award Guldbagge in fourteen categories on a large film gala in Stockholm. In the showrooms of the Film Institute regularly hosts film screenings.

The activities of the Swedish Film Institute is financed by contributions from the Swedish State and the TV station and by a 10% tax on tickets to cinemas.