Kulturmeglerne AS is a public relations and communications agency, which specializes in promoting culture and art. Our aim is to show Norwegian culture in the broadest sense; we therefore work with both large and prestigious events, and young, idealistic cultural projects.
Kulturmeglerne’s specialty is, and has always been, creating interest and awareness through media and online communication. Our extensive network of contacts in the press stretches from national newsrooms to local culture journalists. Our staff has broad experience in journalism and in-depth cultural knowledge. This makes us well equipped to find the uniqueness in your particular story!
Kjersti Vikør Partner / CEO
Kjersti has worked as a producer, organizer and project manager for a number and music and film festivals, also for the Chess Olympics and as manager of ceremony for the Youth Olympics.
She has had several board positions, both local and national in music and festival organizations.
+47 959 10 654
Anne Berentsen Partner / Senior Advisor
Anne’s area of expertise includes strategic communication, organizational and business development, project management and public relations. She has previously worked at NRK for 13 years and is a graduate from the University of Oslo. She sits on the board of the Spin Off Forstudium foundation, a preliminary study in dance and was on the board for Dance Information Norway for four years.
+47 995 24 438
Christian Dyresen Partner / Commercial Manager
Christian Dyresen has 25 year’s experience in culture production, communication, artist management, brand development and destination development. He comes from the position as Marketing Officer and producer for the culture destination Ramme, where he handled the launch of the destination along with its art gallery, restaurants, hotel, cultural arenas and shops.
+47 950 71 065
Ivar Halstvedt Director of Cinema Departement
Ivar is a former Country Manager for Norway for the ODEON Cinemas Group, where he was responsible for bringing the company to market leadership through acquisitioning and establishing multiple cinemas throughout the country. He had previously managed the cinema chains SF Kino AS, Oslo Kinodrift AS and Norsk Kinodrift AS, worked at several cultural institutions in Norway and held central board positions, in addition to having served as an elected politician.
958 60 005
Martin Øsmundset Senior Advisor Communication
Martin has studied copywriting at Westerdals and holds a master’s degree in Film Theory from Lillehammer University College. He was previously the manager of Ås Cinema, where he increased yearly attendance from about 5000 to 17500 audiences by emphasizing film dissemination, events and maintaining a close relationship to the audience through local press and social media. Martin has also worked for The Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, NATT&DAG and Bygdekinoen, and is a board member of The Norwegian Federation of Film Societies.
+47 916 34 057
Vilde Wang Project Coordinator
Vilde Wang is a project coordinator at Kulturmeglerne. Her area of expertise is concept- and destination development. Vilde works on the development of Norwegian cultural destinations along with Commercial Manager Christian Dyresen. Together they administrate KuDeKo, which is Kulturmeglerne’s destination and concept development program. Vilde has a diverse and valuable background from the culture destination Ramme, holding company Firmament AS and the IT company Netlight. Vilde also holds a degree in literary studies.
Peder Ebbesen Communications Consultant
Peder holds bachelor degrees in Media Studies and History of Ideas from the University of Oslo. He has worked as a freelance music and culture journalist for Aftenposten, Subjekt and Ballade, among others, specializing in reviews and interviews. Peder has also done communication work for Oslo Jazz Festival, primarily handling press and social media. The core of Peder’s expertise lies in the music industry and in press work. He loves music, in addition to a deep interest in food and films.
Atli Bjarnason Communications Consultant
Atli Bjarnason has for the past several years worked with marketing of the film festivals Films From the South, Oslo Pix, Arab Film Days and The Norwegian Short Film Festival. He was previously Marketing Director at the film distributors Selmer Media and Another World Entertainment, during which time he worked on large number of theatrical releases. He served as Head of Programming for Arab Film Days in 2022. He holds a master’s degree in Media Studies, and was a freelance journalist and film critic for many years, writing for Montages and NATT&DAG, among others.
Kathrine Winnem Content Creator / Social Media Consultant
Kathrine has an education in Festival & Event Management and content creation. She has a background from culture, advertising and events, having worked as a project manager and festival organizer. She has been in charge of coordinating national campaigns as well as events with hundreds of people in attendance. At Kulturmeglerne, Kathrine works with content creation for social media, and digital communication strategies and consultancy.
+47 482 87 294
Øyvind Nordstrand Digital Consultant
Øyvind works with digital communication in all channels, and is responsible for the digital advertising for our clients. Øyvind has been working with digital communication and marketing since 2006 in the creative industry, the education sector and in the e-commerce industry. He has, among other things, been the marketing manager for 24Net stores and management for cinema and cultural activities.
Øyvind has studied TV production at Lillehammer University College, and is also educated in the music at NTNU and further education in social media from Nord-Trøndelag University College.
+47 928 64 723