Film & Kino administers a number of support initiatives for films. mainly connected to import and distribution.About 30 per cent of the films in regular theatrical release in Norway receive support from these initiatives. Art films and children’s films have the highest priority.
Film & Kino has the main responsibility for film activities connected to children and adolescents. The organisation provides Norwegian versions of children’s films and print support for especially popular films, enabling these to be released in small, local cinemas while they still are new.
Film & Kino is responsible for the official financial support of Norwegian film festivals. Film & Kino organises the Norwegian International Film Festival in co-operation with the City of Haugesund. Furthermore, the organisation provides advice and know-how concerning marketing and information, cinema technology and technical matters for the other Norwegian festivals.