Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in Norway, with more than 30 000 annual visitors. The festival is held annually in March, and fills the cinema centre with a specially curated film program for seven days. 

The festival was founded in 2005, and has since become an important arena for quality film in Norway. Kosmorama strives to have a culturally and geographically diverse film program, and wishes to provide our audience with new perspectives on the world and times in which we live in.

Contact

Phone
+47 452 24 552

E-mail
mail@kosmorama.no

Office address
Kjøpmannsgata 31
7011 Trondheim

Billing address
Filmfest Trondheim AS-626739
c/o Visma Services Norge AS,
avd Trondheim
PB 1560
7435 Trondheim

Festival staff

The Board

Geirmund Lykke

Chairman

Arild Kalkvik

Board member

Merete B. Ranum

Board member

Bård Eidet

Board member

Miriam Nordbotten Haugan
Board member

History

Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival was established in 2004 on the initiative of Trondheim Municipality and first held 12.-17. april 2005. The festival aims to strengthen the film industry and film in mid-Norway, and contribute to innovation at the intersection of culture and commerce. In addition to being a festival, Kosmorama offers visitors exciting film and professional content. Kosmorama means a perspective representation of the world’s sights. The festival got this name from one of the city’s first big Cinemas; Kosmorama Theater, founded in 1910 by Paul Kraüsslich. Kraüsslich ran the cinema, as well as being an avid film photographer. In 1906 he filmed the coronation in Trondheim, and already three hours after the events he was able to show the film for the city’s population. In 1908 he was given the honorable task of showing films for the Royal Family at Royal Residence in Trondheim. Film pioneer Kraüsslich has been a source of inspiration for us as we now, 100 years later work every day to create our own Kosmorama.

The Board

Geirmund Lykke

chairman

Arild Kalkvik

board member

Merethe B. Ranum

board member

Bård Eidet

board member

Miriam Nordbotten Haugan

board member

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