Read Monika Agorelius front cover feature about Renée Zellweger (in Swedish) in the current issue of Voyage magazine.

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Read Monika Agorelius interview with Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley (in Swedish) in the current issue of Swedish leading fashion and lifestyle magazine Damernas Värld


Monika Agorelius, from CloseUp Productions, photographed the front cover image for the new album ”One Hyde Park” by British band The Dowling Poole. The photo was taken at One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge, London – the famous building which has the most expensive apartments in the world. The album’s title track predicts a dystopian near-future, caused by the current housing crisis and worsening economic disparity in London and the UK. The photograph features in Guardian Witness.

The Dowling Poole One Hyde Park front cover

Check out the front cover feature on George Clooney in the new issue of Swedish Voyage magazine.
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APRIL 2016

Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions interviewed Swedish singer, TV personality and Eurovision winner 2015 Måns Zelmerlöw for Swedish INRIKES magazine.

Måns Z omslag

Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions interviewed Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård for leading Swedish fashion and lifestyle magazine Damerans värld. Read it online here. Lowe Seger photographed Stellan. Lowe is represented by Lund/Lund.

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photo © Lowe Seger


Watch the last video in a series of Behind the Scenes videos from The Dowling Poole in the lead-up to the release of their new album ‘One Hyde Park’.  There’s still time to order a CD now and pick up some exclusive stuff from PledgeMusic

photo: Monika Agorelius, CloseUp Productions
photo: Monika Agorelius, CloseUp Productions

MARCH 2016

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The third in a series of video updates for the forthcoming album ”One Hyde Park” by The Dowling Poole. The first single from the album, ”Rebecca Receiving”, is now available to pre-order from Amazon. The album is available to pre-order from Pledge Music.

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Follow this link to watch interviews, and Q&A talks filmed by the CloseUp Productions team, at Nordicana 2014 and 2015, for Nordic Noir TV Arrow Films

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Watch our interviews with Danish actors Sofie Gråbøl and Søren Malling talking about the popular Danish TV drama The Killing. Monika Agorelius conducted the interviews at the Nordicana festival in London 2015.

Photos from ”The Bridge” international press trip in Malmö, Sweden with VisitSweden, Visit Malmö, Skåne Tourism and Scandinavian Airlines, now on the CloseUp Productions Facebook page. Photographs by Monika Agorelius.

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Monika Agorelius, from CloseUp Productions, interviewed British actress Carey Mulligan for Swedish magazine Damerans värld, out now.

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A number of acoustic live video performance from The Dowling Poole are now on YouTube, as part of the marketing campaign leading up to the pre-order launch of the group’s second album, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed and award winnig debut album ”Bleak Strategies”. Watch all the videos on The Dowling Poole’s website. Follow the group on Facebook. Twitter. And Instagram.

New front cover article in Swedish Voyage magazine: interview with Daisy Ridley, the star from ”Star Wars: The Force Awakens”.

Daisy Ridley front cover Voyage

Check out the exclusive interview with Danish actress Sarah-Sofie Boussnina from ”1864” (out on DVD and Bluray now) and ”The Bridge”. The interview was conduced by Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions at the Nordicana film festival in London earlier this year.

Watch the exclusive interview with ”The Bridge” star Sofia Helin! The interview was conducted by Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions at the Nordicana film festival in London earlier this year. Follow Nordic Noir TV’s YouTube channel for more exclusive interviews.

Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions interviewed and photographed Malmö local Christin Persson and Sofia Helin, who plays Saga Norén in ”The Bridge”, and asked them to share their top tips for Malmö and Skåne. The interviews are published on VisitSweden‘s blog. Monika Agorelius also contributed to the Bridge mini travel guide, download it from VisitSweden’s website.

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Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions interviewed Sofia Helin, who plays Saga Norén in the award winning Swedish Danish crime drama ”The Bridge” about her favouite places in Malmö. The article was published in the Guardian newspaper.

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Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions wrote the front cover feature on Daniel Craig and Léa Seydoux from the new James Bond film ”Spectre” for Swedish Voyage magazine.

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Read Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions front cover interview with Swedish actress Sofia Helin in the new issue of Scandinavian Traveler magazine, and online. Sofia Helin plays Saga Norén in the popular Swedish Danish crime drama The Bridge. Series 3 of The Bridge premieres in the UK on the 21st of November at 9pm on BBC Four.

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Read Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions interview with Swedish actress Malin Arvidsson, who plays Kerstin in Arne Dahl in Nordic Noir TV newsletter and on their website. For travel tips to Stockholm, check out VisitSweden’s website.

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Malin Arvidsson talks ‘Arne Dahl’ and Stockholm life Photo: Johan Paulin



CloseUp Productions filmed and conducted interviews with cast and crew for ”What Happened To Monday?” on set in Romania. The high concept sci-fi thriller is directed by Tommy Wirkola and stars Noomi Rapace, Willem Dafoe and Glenn Close. The film is being produced by Raffaella Productions’ Raffaella De Laurentiis and Vendôme Pictures’ Philippe Rousselet and Fabrice Gianfermi. SND handles international sales.

Noomi What Happened To Monday

Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions wrote the Meryl Streep front cover interview feature for Swedish Voyage travel and lifestyle magazine.

Meryl Streep front cover


Watch the Q&A with The Legacy cast, filmed by the CloseUp Productions team at the recent Nordicana festival, which was organised by Arrow Films.

Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions and CloseUp PR recently interviewed actors from the popular Danish TV drama The Legacy at the Nordicana festival in London. Series two of the popular Danish drama series is out now on DVD and Blu-ray. Watch the interviews on the Nordic Noir TV YouTube channel.

Monika Agorelius from CloseUp PR and CloseUp Productions interviewed and photographed locals in Malmö for top tips of what to see and do in Malmö, Skåne, Southern Sweden for a VisitSweden guide to Malmö.

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JULY 2015

Monika Agorelius, from CloseUp Productions, photos from Nordicana 2015 can be seen on the CloseUp Productions Facebook page. Nordicana is a celebration of Scandinavian crime fiction: films, TV series, panel talks, Q&A’s with actors from popular thrillers and dramas such as ‘The Bridge’, ‘The Killing’, ‘The Legacy’ and ‘1864’. The CloseUp Productions team filmed all the talks and Q&A’s and did 20 filmed interviews in two days. They’ll be available to watch on the Nordic Noir TV YouTube channel soon.

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JUNE 2015

CloseUp Productions and CloseUp PR have been chosen by VisitSweden to work as PR and Marketing Consultants on ‘The Bridge Experience’ campaign.

VisitSweden is running the campaign alongside Tourism in Skåne and Malmö Tourism, to entice fans of the Nordic Noir genre to visit southern Sweden, the home of popular thriller dramas ‘Wallander’ and ‘The Bridge’.

Click here to read the press release.

Monika Agorelius from CloseUp Productions and CloseUp PR recently visited the set of the popular Swedish/Danish crime drama ”The Bridge III” in Skåne, Sweden most southern county. The article was published in Nordic Noir magazine, distributed via Radio Times magazine.

The Bridge set visit Nordic Noir magazine 2015

Watch Monika Agorelius’, from CloseUp Productions, interview with ”The Bridge” actress Sofia Helin, which was conducted at the Nordicana film festival in London: Nordic Noir TV YouTube channel.

CloseUp Productions produced the music video for ”The Sun Is Mine” for The Dowling Poole from their album ”Bleak Strategies”.

CloseUp Productions’ Monika Agorelius recently interviewed the director Michael Noer and lead actor Roland Møller from the Danish film ”Northwest”.

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