The Snow Ball War
The Battle for Survival
Documentary series in 8 episodes developed for NRK1 – Norwegian Broadcasting Coorporation.
The Snow Ball War won Prix Europa 2011 for Best Television Documentary in Europe.
It was also awarded three of the Norwegian National TV Award “Gullruten” for Best Documentary serial, Best Directing and Best photo 2011.
First broadcast Tuesday 11. January 2011 – 09.30 PM
English series trailer:
The small town of Vardoe is located on an island high up in arctic Norway. The Barents Sea surrounding the
island is aboundant with fish.
But no fisheries exists in Vardoe and the houses stand empty. The inhabitants are declaring Snow Ball War
8 x 39 min HD
1 x 52 min HD int. version
Producers: f(x) productions AS and NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Coorporation
Producers: Fridtjof Kjaereng, Benedikte Bredesen
Exe. producer NRK: Marie Sjo
Director an photography: Fridtjof Kjaereng
Editors: Fridtjof Kjaereng, Charlotte Kahn, Sverre Galgum, Svein Olav Sandem
Music: Raymond Enoksen
Sound mix: Haakon Lammetun
Grading and online: Gudmundur Gunnarsson