GRÓ Studios is the first film and TV studio of its kind in the Faroe Islands, involved in all aspects of development through production and sales. Working closely with the Nordic and international industry, we focus on local talent and local stories with a strong sense of genre and setting, written and produced for a global audience. With a publishing and post-production department, GRÓ also specializes in book rights, original composition, music production and supervision.
GRÓ Studios was established in 2022 by Torfinnur Jákupsson - the creator, head writer and executive producer of the first ever Faroese TV drama series, award-winning eco-crime drama TROM, available on Viaplay, DR, BBC, ZDF/Arte, AMC+ and SBS among others.
The dictionary meaning of Gró in Faroese and English: “(plfr.) kykna el. fræ á blómuleysari urt, ið losnar frá móðurplantuni og verður til nýggja lívveru” / “(in botany) cell or seed on a flowerless plant that detaches from its motherplant and becomes a new organism”
“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”
Vi Elsker Serier
“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”