Winter filming

Winter 2019: Snowmobiles, dog sledding, drones, all needed when filming in the wilderness of Tamok Valley, Troms, Northern Norway this winter. Key scenes for our new documentary was shot there.

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Bluestown Rising

August 2018: Filming at the Notodden Bluesfestival, telling the story about a town saved by the blues. Working with Steven Van Zandt on this documentary, visiting old industrial sites, iron works, bikers clubs, studios and concert venues – meeting the workingman and the volunteers as well as the artists. Last…

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A land divided

Filming in 2017 and 2018: The building of a dam divided the country. Government against the indigenous Sami people and nature conservationists. As close as Norway has ever been to a civil war. Today, people are still looking for answers. Because what split then, splits now – in the land…

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Above and below

November 2017: Filming on, above and below the surface of the sea these days, in the Oslo fjord outside Horten, Norway. A testing ground for a global project aimed at mapping a large portion of the world’s seabed. We have better knowledge of other planets than the mysteries of the…

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New York interview

March 2017: KingsMountain´s Michael Gresalfi interviewing Steven Van Zandt in his New York studio this weekend, both for our documentary and a TV news story on Norwegian national broadcaster, NRK.          

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At the Blues Festival

August 2016: It´s been a busy week for us at the Notodden Blues Festival, working on our documentary “From Soulsville to Bluestown”. Great contributions from Steven Van Zandt, Warren Zanes, Steve Cropper, legendary producer Mike Vernon and director Scott Rosenbaum have left big smiles on our faces.     

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Crossing Borders

     May 2016: KingsMountain photographer Bjorn-Owe Holmberg is one of four selected photographers to show their pictures and films at the exhibition “Crossing Borders”. With fellow photographers Espen Rasmussen, Morten Krogvold and Marcel Leliënhof, Holmberg is showing the life of refugees around the world. The exhibition is made as…

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Soulsville to Bluestown

  January 2016: «This is like the holy grail – let´s stop talking and just record something» says Steven Van Zandt after discovering the amazing history of the old soundboard at Juke Joint Studio in Notodden, Norway. The story is seen through the “eyes” of the soundboard, Auditronics 501, a…

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