Eliason Merit Award 2012

November 30, 2012 This years Eliason Merit Award Winner Swedish movie star and action hero Dolph Lundgren   We are proud to announce that this year’s Eliason Merit Award goes to the world famous Swedish movie star and action hero Dolph Lundgren, star of “The Expendables 2,” “Rocky IV” and […]

Scandiwood – Making it in America

Making it in America Monday, October 29th The current Scandinavian trend in Hollywood has created an attractive opportunity for Scandinavian entertainment companies and talent seeking to establish connections in Los Angeles.  In this day and age, cultural differences are however still a factor, which can be challenging when doing transcontinental […]

Sweden Happy Hour at Culture Collide

We would like to thank everyone attending “Sweden Happy Hour” at TAIX Saturday night! It was an amazing event! The evening started off with a short introduction of SACC-LA presented by our fabulous president Gudrun Giddings, continued with the magic DJ duo Icona Pop, followed by an informative speech about […]

Pre-Oscar Parties

Last year we held our first Pre-Oscar party to celebrate Scandinavian, and particularly Swedish success within the movie industry. Since the event turned out so great we decided to make it a yearly event and just held our second one at the Jack Rutberg Fine Arts gallery. Every year we […]

Seminar 4, 10 Tips for raising capital & growing a successful business

In the fourth part of our business seminar series, Making it in America, we held a panel discussion about the best methods to raise investment capital and funding for a new business. Our experienced panel members gave us advice on whom to turn to, when and how. Below, you’ll learn […]

Kim Swartz, Attorney Executive Vice President

Kim H. Swartz is a Swedish-American attorney with a broad range of experience in the entertainment industry and in assisting Scandinavian individuals and companies in navigating the business and legal aspects of doing business in the U.S., including visas.  He has represented major film studios and music companies, as well […]