“Intense crime against a climate-conscious backdrop of magnificent nature …
gifted entertainment with an attitude towards the future of the Faroe Islands”
“The Faroe Islands are the new black in Nordic noir”
“Where the conflict between the maritime industry and environmental concerns forms the
background for femicide and corruption … the Faroe Islands are obvious crime territory”
“TROM slowly unfolds the tension, culminating in a roaring season finale”
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“After one season, the feeling is that TROM is here to stay”
“Both thought-provoking and creepy in its own quiet way”
“Scandi-noir comes to the Faroe Islands – and it's beautiful
… bold, striking and something different”
“TROM is your new juicy Scandi-noir obsession”
TORFINNUR JÁKUPSSON is a Faroese screenwriter, showrunner and executive producer, based between the Faroe Islands, Copenhagen and London. He is represented by Danske Dramatikere and Swedish boutique agency Albatros. Torfinnur is the creator and head writer of the first ever Faroese TV drama series, award-winning crime drama TROM, available on Viaplay, DR, ZDF/Arte, BBC, AMC+ and SBS among others. He is also the CEO and Head of Development of newly founded GRÓ Studios, the first film and television studio of its kind in the Faroes, focused on developing local talent and local stories for a global audience.
Torfinnur has a diverse background in journalism, film, television, and music. After studying and working in London for about a decade, Torfinnur decided to change industry from the world of news and finance to film and TV. Over the past decade, he has refined his skills in a wide range of roles - spanning feature films, shorts, documentaries, series and music videos. His projects, including his work as a writer, producer, editor and sound designer, have won numerous international awards and nominations.