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About this.

3 days, 30+ speakers, 1,500+ participants

October 29-31, 2019

What is this.

this. is Northern Lights on New Realities.

this. focuses on the future of storytelling in a digital age within areas such as media, branding, gaming, series, film, TV, and innovative business.

this. unites creative professionals from different industries to discuss the challenges of tomorrow and how to raise the bar for digital visual content.

With this.

  • We want to create a joint Nordic platform for the entire digital visual industry 
  • We want to give the audience a possibility to dig deeper into the world of series
  • We want to let the gaming industry meet its fans

this. is for

this.conference is for creatives who work professionally with storytelling and digital narrative formats as well as talents who want to attain the skills that will enable them to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

this.series is an industry event for those who professionally engage in serial fiction, campaigns and podcasts and an audience event for people who just love series. 

this.game is for industry professionals as well as hobby gamers who want to further explore the possibilities in games and their storytelling universes.

Where

this. is happening on the South Harbour in Aarhus as well as at the iconic cinema Øst for Paradis. 

Aarhus is Denmark’s second largest city with a population size of around 350,000. It is known for its architecture, mix of world-class cuisine, nice art galleries, and its laid-back atmosphere. Everything can be reached by foot, making Aarhus a perfect destination for a three-day getaway. 

We suggest you read this really nice guide CNN has made about Aarhus

“It has been two wonderful days. Top notch conference! Thoughtful and inspiring at a high international level with a warm atmosphere, meaningful networking, and that Aarhus feeling. Wow! “

Participant, this. 2018.

“Loved this. The audience was fantastic, and the stage/tech set up amazing. What a great room to speak in!”

Speaker, this. 2018.

 “In our ever-evolving and divided social media sphere it is important to discuss how authentic and honest storytelling and purposeful narratives survive. this. is a place to point out and develop the strengths of the Nordic culture”

Mette Bom, Campaign Advisor & this.advisor, Ministry of Culture, 2019

People

Felicia Jackson

Head of Festival & Contact this. 2019

felicia@thisnordic.com
+45 28 30 90 91

LinkedIn

Ditte Brunø Søndergaard

Project Coordinator

db@thisnordic.com
+45 29 65 33 47

Astrid Katholm Knudsen

Project Assistant

asmak@aarhus.dk
+45 41 89 08 19

Lone Asgaard

Project Coordinator

lone@m2film.dk
+45 70 21 40 20

Ronni Madsen

Vice President, M2

ronni@m2film.dk
+45 29 68 49 07

Steen Risom

General Manager, Filmby Aarhus

sr@aarhus.dk
+45 51 57 50 11

this.advisors

Our this.advisors 2019 are industry professionals representing different creative businesses. Their expertise will help us create this. 2019.

Christian Rank

Head of Drama, Danish Broadcasting Corporation

Mette Bom

Campaign Advisor, Ministry of Culture

Keld Reinicke

Media advisor & Series expert

Vivi K. Schlägelberger

Senior Creative Director, LEGO System A/S

Pernille Rype

VP Communication & External Relations, Innovationsfonden

Christian Have

Creative Director, Have Kommunikation

Tine Aurvig-Huggenberg

CEO, Kreativitet & Kommunikation

Timme Bisgaard Munk

CEO, KForum, Bureaubiz & Bootstrapping

Ann Lind Andersen

Film and Series Expert, Nordisk Film

Janne Villadsen

Director of Communication & Development, Heartland

Caroline Søeborg Ahlefeldt

Professional Board Member and Entrepreneur

Signe Aggerholm

COO, DR Aarhus and Science, DR Culture, Children and Youth

Jakob Stigler

Chairman, Creative North

Anna Porse

CEO, Seismonaut A/S

Sidse Stausholm

Innovation Consultant, DR Innovation

Mathias Gredal Nørvig

CEO, SYBO

Christian Nyhus

Head of Ideas Lab

Sara Gerlach Madsen

Media Journalist, Los Angeles

Louise Overgaard

Head of Internet Week Denmark

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