Wim Wenders, David Byrne-Directed Series ‘This Is Music’ Taps Road Movies as German Partner (Exclusive)

Wim Wenders, David Byrne-Directed Series ‘This Is Music’ Taps Road Movies as German Partner (Exclusive)
Wim Wenders’ Berlin-based Road Movies has boarded “This Is Music,” a series whose episode directors – New German Cinema leading light Wenders, singer-songwriter David Byrne, “Skam” creator Julie Andem and “Louder Than Bombs” director Joachim Trier – make the title the highest profile project at this year’s Berlinale Co-Pro Series.

Norwegian public broadcaster Nrk is backing the development of the series, which has also received support from the Norwegian Film Institute and the E.U.’s Creative Europe program.

“This Is Music” marks one of the first recent drama series from Road Movies, producer of legendary film features from Wenders, such as 1984 Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Paris, Texas.” It is also the debut series of Oslo Pictures, which originated the project and is company behind Cannes Un Certain Regard Prize winner “Rams” and Trier’s upcoming “The Worst Person in the World.” It is written by Bjørn Olaf Johannessen, who
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