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Our sponsors, contributors, and of course the host municipality of Halden are making it possible for the planning and staging of what we trust will become a cultural pillar nationally and internationally – the Halden International Music Film Festival.


Below, we present our current supporters.

Halden Municipality

Halden is Norway's most beautiful city, the gateway to Europe and old Østfold's largest municipality. Our 2,200 employees who work every day to make Halden a little better everyday. Halden municipality provides services to over 30,000 residents, managing everything from nurseries and schools to care for the elderly, providing everything from water and road to cultural experiences.  


Our values include openness - trust - respect – honesty. At the same time, we aspire to become Norway's most innovative municipality.  High-tech industry, ICT, research, development and innovation characterize large parts of business life in Halden. 

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Berg Sparebank

Established in 1915, Berg Sparebank prioritizes community service through financial support of activities of a cultural, sporting or social nature in Halden. The environment has always been important to the bank, and Berg Sparebank is environmentally certified within a wide range of areas including health safety, purchasing, material consumption, energy consumption,– the goals to achieve environmental improvements, better working environment and an environmentally friendly operation.


Together with other independent local banks, the bank owns Eika Gruppen AS, an ownership that provides access to products and services that enable our competent and service-oriented employees to offer everything in savings, placement, financing, insurance and estate agency. 

Sparebank1stiftelsen Halden

Sparebank1stiftelsen Halden was established in 2011 in conjunction with the merger between Rygge and Vaaler Sparebank and Halden Sparebank. Sparebank1stiftelsen Halden was established to ensure that the capital that has accumulated over time in Halden Sparebank, which was liquidated, remains in the local community and is managed through Sparebank1stiftelsen Halden.


Sparebank1stiftelsen Halden shall stimulate and contribute to positive development in the local area, preferably in Halden, and also in Sarpsborg, built up the basic funds of the former Halden Sparebank,. The funds provided will be focused on long-term community and culture building. and ensure that earned capital remains in the local area.

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Viken Film Centre

The HIMF Music Video Workshop is made possible by the Viken Film Center, a special opportunity for young people, a workshop about creating music videos. The workshop will take place from February 15 – 18 at the renowned Athletic Sound Studio, and at Kulturhuset in Halden.


Based in Drammen, the Viken Film Center provides grants for audiovisual works in the Viken region and Oslo, offering guidance from experienced industry professional, arranging courses and supporting development programs to strengthen film industry in the region.

Thon Hotel Halden

Thon Hotel Halden is a proud partner of this event and we look forward to hosting you who come to visit.The hotel is idyllically located by the wharf promenade in Halden, with a view of the inner harbor and the beautiful Fredriksten Fortress. The hotel has its own restaurant, and in the summer we can offer a large outdoor terrace that goes all the way to the edge of the wharf.

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Viken County

Viken is Norway's largest county with over 1.2 million inhabitants - close to a quarter of Norway's population Viken's core values are generous, innovative and co-creative. We promote balanced and sustainable development in cities and towns. The UN's sustainability goals are the basis for our choices, building upon our vision and goals.

Kulturhuset Halden

Halden's new creative hub opened its doors in January 2022. In addition to being a venue for all types of culture, the Kulturhuset is also intended for anyone who just wants to take a breather and relax, experience culture and meet friends.


The first floor contains a cafe where everyone is welcome to enjoy food and drink, both during the day and in the evening, and the venue Kulturhuset is also available for those who want a place for a course or conference as we are doing with the Halden IMFF.

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Riis Bilglass is Norway's leading car glass player with 190 workshops spread across the country. We are a 100 percent Norwegian-owned company that replaces and repairs car glass and at the same time emphasizes supporting various parts of Norwegian cultural life locally, regionally and nationally.

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