Last week, Dagbladet, TV3 and Viaplay told the chaotic record of the crime series "Wisting" that the budget of at least 12 million NOK went well beyond production.
According to the production company behind the Cinenord series, about 600 people participated in the record. Last week, Dagbladet was in touch with many people who criticized how he produced "Wisting" within the company, but did not dare to express himself for fear of losing his future business.
The famous crime writer Jørn Lier Horst has the rights to the character of William Wisting. "Wisting" consists of two books, "The Hunting Dogs" and "Hulemannen". Horst also served as a consultant to make the screen story about the police officer as realistic as possible.
He is aware of the recording problems that occur along the way.
"I am aware that there is a budget overdue for fewer shooting days in Larvik, with staff shifts. In the picture, there was a leader in record management who had no one control," he said.
Does not comment on personal matters
Dağbladet in this case both the job description and anonymize the person's name. The film employee sent the statement to Horst, but didn't want to comment. Dagbladet is in contact with a company that has already hired the current "Wisting" employee. They say that they are very pleased with the work of the person in other productions.
Cinenord's kon Wist 39, producer and general manager Silje Hopland told Oak that he is not commenting on Dagbladet's personal matters.
As Dagbladet pointed out on Saturday, this was part of the way in recording work with bu Wisting et and was criticized:
- A huge overuse led to a huge budget speech of tens of millions of dollars, which led to chaotic and inadequate working conditions.
- The production company is accused of incompetence.
- The workers have detected that the invoiced fees are not paid on time.
- The key people left the project: director, producer, production manager and photographer.
Cinenord, the reason for the problems of the difficult weather conditions, high ambition, a tough scenario, disease and strike, lack of inability.
– Do not worry
The overuse of money was tracked at the beginning of the "Wisting" record. Cinenord confessed to Dagbladet that hard movements and changes were made, both artistic and practical.
Among other things, Cinenord said, "According to general manager Silje Hopland Eik," simplifies and compresses the script, shoots less in expensive locations, and saves a lot on the budget. " The director, producer, photographer and production manager also participated.
But Horst doesn't worry about how it affects "Wisting".
"It is clear that such large projects are presented with continuity, but I think the chief director Trygve Allister Diesen can cope. I'm not worried about the series. Horst, the sneak peek I see looks very good.
Weak business economy
In January, Cinenord created the; Wisting En and En Everything for Norway ord series at the Norwegian Film Institute's public sources with an amount exceeding 50 million. At the same time, Cinenord AS accounts in 2017 are characterized by large debt and auditor opinions on ”illegal loans to shareholders edar and edar uncertainty about forward operations Aynı.
"We have a profit from our sub-scores Cinenord Kidstory and Cinenord Drama, but due to lack of internal invoicing to the project companies, the company Cinenord AS, unfortunately, has been fixed in 2017 until 2018," Hopbikdet told Dagbladet. . " Said.
– The use of company cards until the productions have been fraudulent until 2017 has been resolved by receipt submission now in 2018, when the project continued until the end of the year. There is no uncertainty about further operations as a group for Cinenord.
– It should be checked
Dag Asbjørnsen, Head of International Relations at the Norwegian Film Institute, states that Cinenord does not pay the funds allocated to Wisting up to 26 million NOK before submitting a project account approved by the auditor.
Asbjørnsen said, "We will control the use of money and then be reimbursed if Cinenord meets the conditions, 25 percent of the costs associated with registration in Norway." Says.
Dagbladet is in contact with Thorild Strand, the executive director of Sven Nordin, who doesn't want to comment on the record. Press manager for Viaplay and TV3, Fredrik Olimb also doesn't want to comment on the construction work with "Wisting".
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