Elisabeth Nord is a producer, director and the founding partner and Executive Producer of the Norwegian TV-Production Company Fjords. Elisabeth was the director and Executive Producer of the international documentary series “THE LEGION» https://itvstudios.com/programmes/the-legion which was Commissioned by ITV4 (UK title: THE FOREIGN LEGION; TOUGHER THAN THE REST (2007).
The series was produced in association with TVNorge (SBS Discovery) and ITV Global and aired on National Geographic Channel (worldwide) Discovery Channel, Network 7 (Australia), CCTV (China) to mention a few.
Elisabeth’s debut film “TAKE THE CHALLENGE – LIVE THE DREAM” (NRK1) featured an exclusive interview with Sir Paul McCartney and was nominated for a Rose D’Or.
Through the years Elisabeth has directed a number of documentary films and television programs for major production companies such as Nordisk Film, Rubicon TV and Strix Television in Norway.
These range from fashion awards and comedy shows to entertainment and reality TV shows such as “EXPEDITION ROBINSON” (the Scandinavian version of the Survivor-freanchise) and “TOP MODEL”.
Her documentary work includes biographical DVDs for Agatha Christie Ltd and Georges Simenon Ltd as well as the observational documentary film “RED SUN” (“Rød Sol”) about the life of amschizophrenic painter for NRK.
Elisabeth has also produced prime time TV shows from live-events and concerts for NRK, most recently the «OPENING SHOW FROM HAMAR KULTURHUS» (March 2014) and the concert documentary » THE SOUND OF PRØYSEN» (LYDEN AV PRØYSEN) (December 2014) and SING ME A SONG (SYNG MEG EI VISE) (December 2015).
In Autumn 2008 Schibsted published the book «MY BROTHER» (MIN BROR) in which Elisabeth documents her time with the Legion containing many affecting personal accounts by members of the troops.
Elisabeth has been a juror of the Rose D’Or as well as in the 2007, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016 International Emmy Awards in the documentary and Arts & Special category.
Elisabeth now manages Fjords from Norway after gaining experience in broadcasting in countries including the UK and France