Interviews with the creators of Norwegian Slow TV Number 1a
In this and the following episode, we hear an interview recorded for my documentary - That Damned Cow - Just what is Norwegian Slow TV? You can watch the documentary from my facebook page right here.
This interview is with Thomas Hellum and Rune Møklebust, two of the creators and producers of Slow TV from NRK Hordaland in Bergen, Norway.
We are in one of the social areas on board a moored Hurtigruten ferry several hours before it departs on its journey up north to Kirkenes; as the interview progresses more people come onboard and there is background noise from them, and a bar in the background. It was recorded in August 2014.
Take us back to the conversation around the lunchtable and how Minutt for Minutt grew out of that
What are your roles within NRK and your part in the story of Slow TV
How has Slow TV grown since Bergensbanen?
Set design for the Piip Show
Is Slow TV the purest form of documentary?
At what point did you know there was something different about the show you were making?
In part two we cover:
The technical difficulties and challenges
What are your personal highlights and memories?
The Troll Wall / Climbing Slow TV
Do you think a commercial broadcaster could take up Slow TV?
What can you tell us about the Hymn Book Slow TV project?
Understanding the cow
You can hear the rest of this interview in part two here, which is released a week from now. Be sure to subscribe to this podcast to keep up to date with future episodes, covering the three key aspects of Slow TV - the fans: all the kind of discussion of the enjoyment of Slow TV. The thinkers: what makes Slow TV different? How do people react and treat Slow TV? And lots of questions, answers and explorations. And of course, the filmmakers - how Slow TV is made by the likes of NRK, and by organisations and commercial productions, and by those without the bugdet, staff and tech of a large professional media organisation.