Main Island Production, a Norwegian film production company, established in 2003. Producers of a vast numbers of documentaries, TV-series and fiction films. All of our productions have been sold to broadcasters and in many countries.
The company was founded by Øyvind Von Doren Asbjørnsen, Frank Mosvold and Knut W. Jorfald. Since 2005 the company has been run by Øyvind Von Doren Asbjørnsen.
Main Island are co-producer of the feature documentary "Magnus" about world Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen.
In 2005 our production The Prince of Chess a 50 min. documentary about Magnus Carlsen was sold to many countries and one of the most viewed documentaries on Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation with over 600,000 viewers. The film was also viewed by millions of Chinese people, when screened on CCTV in China.
From films to watches
On his 12th birthday Øyvind Von Doren Asbjørnsen was given his great grandfathers Swiss watch, a watch the great grandfather himself had received on his 70th birthday. Since then, Von Doren Asbjørnsen has had a profound fascination and passion for fine wristwatches, an admiration for the precision and their sheer beauty and complexity.
After pursuing a career in filmmaking and publishing, his dream
- to design his own watches - came true.