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Anders Tangen is an experienced international film and TV Series producer. The most successful series he has produced are “Lilyhammer”, ”DAG” and “The Norsemen” (Vikingane). Lilyhammer was a Netflix/ NRK production shown in 170 countries. DAG got the journalists award for the most successful Nordic TV Series in the 20th century. In the US DAG will soon either be remade or sold in it’s original version. The Norsemen is his most recent TV Series that reached the highest possible viewer numbers in Norway. As the first Series ever The Norsemen has been shot in two languages, Norwegian and English. The next season will be shot in April 2017.
The feature films “5 Lies”, “Fuck Up” and “The Immoral” are three indie films he produced in his early career after a string of short films, documentaries and commercials. Quite a few of these films have received nominations and prices in International TV and Film festivals.
Anders Tangen has for the past seventeen years headed the Oslo based film/TV production and distribution company Viafilm, and from 2014 Viafilm has been established in Los Angeles.
Previously he has been CEO for a subsidiary company of Schibsted and TV2 Norway, been running the short film department of Nordic Film Postproduction and has been running the film production company Free Artists (1995-2000) with the well known Marrocan director Nour-Eddine Lakhmari.
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Viafilm is a TV Series and Film production/distribution company situated in Los Angeles, USA and Oslo, Norway.
In 2014 Viafilm LLC was created in USA and has line produced an episode of “Lilyhammer” in New York. Viafilm’s international experiences includes having parts of some episodes of “Lilyhammer” shot in Rio de Janeiro and both “Lilyhammer” and “DAG” have scenes shot in Morocco. Viafilm has also been shooting part of some episodes of DAG in Scotland.
Currently, Viafilm is producing a new TV series in Norway, “Norsemen” (Vikingane), who was shot in both English and Norwegian, just finished a pilot for MTG/Viaplay/TV3, is preparing a remake of the TV series “DAG” in USA, and has several scripts in development for production in USA and in Scandinavia.
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