Sarah Hurwitz, speachwriter, Michelle Obama / Caroline Waterlow, executive producer, OJ: Made In America / Alexandra Borchardt, Director of Strategic Development, Reuters Institute/University of Oxford / Cameron Barr, managing editor for news and features, The Washington Post / Camille de Castelnau, writer, Le Bureau / Joshua Malina, actor, The West Wing / Max Amordeluso, Lead Evangelist, Alexa/Amazon / Michael Pecchia, executive producer, Aaron Sims Creative / Rebecca Corbett, editor, The New York Times / Sagar Savla, product manager, Googles AI Research / Zack Exley, digital advisor, Bernie Sanders 2016 / Danny Zuker, executive producer and writer, Modern Family / Dana Brown, Deputy Editor, Vanity Fair / Clare Malone, senior political writer, FiveThirtyEight / Are Traasdahl, CEO and Founder, Tapad / Ben Thompson, Author and founder of Stratechery / Buzz Bissinger, Journalist, writer and TV producer / Chad Mumm, VP, Creative Director, Vox Media / Frederik Obermaier, Journalist, Süddeutsche Zeitung / Henk van Ess, Editor and Social Media & OSINT Trainer / James Lamont, Managing Editor, Financial Times / Mark Duplass, Creator, Togetherness / Matt Brittin, President, EMEA Business and Operations, Google / Stacey-Marie Ishmael, Managing Editor of Mobile News, BuzzFeed News / Vint Cerf, VP and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google / Edward Snowden on link from his exile in Russia with Runa A. Sandvik / Dana Chivvis, Producer, Serial / Alan Sepinwall / Louise Roug, Global News Editor, Mashable / Dee Forbes, President & Managing Director, Discovery Networks Northern Europe, Adam B. Ellick, Senior Video Correspondent, New York Times / Tim Pool, Fusion / Marc Smerling, Producer & Writer + Zac Stuart-Pontier, Producer, The Jinx / Matt Danzico, Head of BBC Video Innovation Lab / Kelly Merryman, Vice President of Content Acquisition, Netflix / Ilene Landress, Exec. Producer GIRLS, Maria and André Jacquemetton, Writers and Exec.Producers, Mad Men / Claudia Weinstein, Story Editor, 60 Minutes / Simon Sutton, President HBO International and Content Distribution / Gareth Neame, Exec. Producer, Downton Abbey / Rory Albanese, Writer and Exec.Producer, The Daily Show / Piv Bernth, Exec. Producer of the Danish international hit TV-series The Killing and The Bridge / Jeff Jarvis, Blogger and author / Louis Theroux, Documentarist / Matt Stone and Trey Parker, Creators of South Park / Elisabeth Murdoch, CEO , Shine / Jeffrey Cole, Director, Center for the Digital Future, Annenberg, / Lord Michael Dobbs, Exec. Producer and author House of Cards / Adam Price, creator of Borgen / Clay Shirky, Author and Internet evangelist / Aron Pilhofer, Editor Interactive News, New York Times / Robert Picard, Director of Research, Reuters Institute / Raju Narisetti, SVP and Deputy Head of Strategy at News Corp / Meredith Bennett & Opus Moreschi, Executive Producer and Head Writer, The Colbert Report / Professor Hans Rosling, TEDtalk favorite / Peter Lord, Creative Director and Co-Owner of Aardman Animation / Alan Rusbridger, Editor, The Guardian / Steve Rasch, Picture Editor for Curb Your Enthusiasm / Tristan Davies, Executive Editor, The Sunday Times / Brian Seth Hurst, CEO, The Opportunity Management Group, Betsy Hubbard & Debra Jasper, Mindset Digital / Brian Storm, CEO, MediaStorm / Jonathan Spencer, Creative Director, BBC News / Baratunde Thurston, Writer and Director of Digital, "The Onion" / Mario Garcia, Designer, Garcia Media / Keri Lewis Brown, Managing Director, K7 Media / Photographer Todd Stanley and Deck boss Edgar Hansen, "Deadliest Catch" / Juan Antonio Giner, President, Innovation International Media Consulting Group / Magnus Scheving, aka "Sportacus", Lazy Town Entertainment / Lucy Bowden, Exec. Producer, Dragonfly Film & TV Productions Ltd. / Linda Green, Head of BBC's Creative Leadership Programme, BBC Academy / Nakhle El Hage, Director of News and Current Affairs, Al Arabiya News Channel / Sven Martin, Visual Effects Supervisor, Pixomondo, Game of Thrones / Tom McDonnell, Commercial Director, Monterosa / Matthew McGregor, Associate VP for Strategy & Political Director, Blue State Digital / Kevin Mundye, Consultant Exec. Producer, Shine Global / Mariana Santos, Digital Media & Graphic Designer, The Guardian / Sam Tomlinson, Director, PwC / Matt Locke, Director, Storythings / Actor and Director Liv Ullmann / Evgeny Morozov, Writer, "The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom" / Alexa Fogel, Casting Director, The Wire / Tim Plyming, Project Executive, Digital & Editor Live Sites, BBC's London 2012 Olympic Team / Justin Scroggie, Format Doctor, The Format People Group / Joeri van den Bergh, Co-Founder, Insites Consulting / Tyler Brûlé, Magazine gründer, "Wallpaper" and "Monocle" / Peter Barron, Director of External Relations, Google / Sarah Cohen, Pulitzer Winner and Knight Professor, Duke University / Donal McIntyre, Undercover Journalist, DareFilms / Russell Viers, Coach, Russelviers.com / Mani, Photojournalist, France / Syria / Vikram Gandhi, Director, Kumaré, Disposable TV / Gerd Leonhard, CEO, The Futures Agency / Lina Ben-Mhenni, Blogger, A Tunisian Girl / Claire O'Connor, Director, Discovery Networks, EMEA Insights & Innovation / Andy Dickinson, Senior Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire / Michael Bull, Professor, University of Sussex / Sami Sockol, Freelancer, Washington Post / Andrew DeVigal, Director of Multimedia, The New York Times / Richard McKerrow, Creative Director, Love Productions / Amanda Cox, Graphic Designer, The New York Times / Tim Crescenti, President, Small World / John Ellis, Professor, Royal Holloway College / Rob Evans, Journalist, The Guardian / Jeff Jarvis, Author, "What would Google Do?" / Jonathan Marks, Director, Critical Distance BV / Julia Dimambro, Managing Director EMEA/APAC, Cherry Media Holdings / Bob Drogin, Pulitzer Winner and Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times / Javier Errea, Designer, Errea Communication / Adrian Holovaty, Gründer, Everyblock.com / Andrew Keen, Writer, "Cult of the Amateur: How today's Internet is killing our culture" / Christina Lamb, Correspondent and Author, "Small Wars Permitting" / Peter McEvoy, Executive Producer and Supervisor EP Factual, ABC Television / Virginia Mouseler, Chief Executive Officer, The Wit / Aye Chan Naing, Director, Democratic Voice of Burma / Deborah Scranton, Journalist and Filmmaker, The War Tapes, Clover & a Bee Films / Jürgen Scheible, Artist & Scientist, Media Lab, University of Art and Design, Helsinki / Ben Hammersley, Journalist, The Guardian / Johnny Keeling, Producer, BBC / John Lynch, Head of Science and History, BBC / Irshad Manji, Journalist and Writer, Refusenik / Angie Mason, Producer, Films of Record ltd. / Richard Porter, Head of News, BBC World / Ben Frow, Controller of Feature and Entertainment, Channel Five/ William Uricchio, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Og many more
What our speakers say about us
"It was a great experience. One of the best conferences I've been to, in part because of the great planning and the mix of journalists, film and TV folks, tech experts."
Rebecca Corbett, assistant managing editor, The New York Times - speaker at The Nordic Media Festival in 2018
"It was fun, informative, a lovely and unexpected combination of ideas, people, talks and discussions."
Gina Barnett, executive communication consultant - speaker at The Nordic Media Festival in 2018
"Thank you all so much for making my 1st trip to Norway absolutely fantastic! It is such an impressive event you put together and I am truly honored to have been included."
Caroline Waterlow, Oscar-winning Producer for OJ: Made In America - speaker at The Nordic Media Festival in 2017
"I had a blast and got to meet incredibly talented people, not just my fellow speakers but also attendees from the audience."
Nelly Gocheva, Global Editorial Director, T Brand Studio International, The New York Times - speaker at The Nordic Media Festival in 2017
“Thank you for a really fantastic and inspiring time in Norway. The event was wonderful. You gathered together some very forward-thinking folks who can certainly deliver engaging talks.”
Matt Danzico, CEO, BBC Video Innovation Lab
“Thanks so much for hosting me at the conference last week. I had a great time meeting all of you and the other speakers, and learning a bit about Norwegian journalism, culture and birthday songs. I really thought you guys did a great job putting on a complicated event, so congrats to you all.”
Dana Chivvis, Producer, Serial
“Thank you for bringing me over to one of my favorite (new) countries I have ever visited. Everyone was so kind and generous, which made me feel that the worst part of my trip …. was that it was too short. And that I can’t wait to return.”
Chad Oakes, Producer, Nomadic Pictures
“I have never met a nicer group of people in my entire life. I would honestly tell you, I don´t know if it´s the air, or the mountain or the whale meat, but keep it up!”
Rory Albanese, Writer & Executive Producer,The Daily Show with Jon Stewart