and in an Instagram post, creator, writer and director Julie Andem wrote that "Skam has been a 24/7 job.It has also been amazingly fun to work on, and I really believe that has given the series a unique energy, and ensured that Skam continues to surprise and entertain.
One major area of exploration Andem found through research was pressure; she stated that "the pressure to perform is very high for this target audience. That's fine, and it doesn't necessarily have to be dangerous or unhealthy.
But what is unhealthy is that many feel like they can't live up to the demands, and therefore feel that they failed.
Originally developed for 16 years old girls, Andem made use of the "NABC" production model ("Needs/Approach/Benefit/Competition"), and instead of collecting information from a vast amount of sources, she had extensive, hours-long interviews with a single representative to uncover what needs that specific target audience had in order to cover that story.
In contrast to American shows, which were the primary competition for shows attracting attention from teenagers, Andem stated that she had one advantage; knowing who the audience were and what culture they grew up in.
In Season 1 David Alexander Sjøholt was credited as playing a character called David, his name was never said in the show.
This could be the character Magnus or Sjøholt was playing a different student.; English: shame) is a Norwegian teen drama TV series about the daily life of teenagers at the Hartvig Nissen School, a gymnasium in the wealthy borough of Frogner in West End Oslo. The series is web-based and airs primarily on the website of NRK. Throughout a week, a new clip, conversation or social media post is published on the NRK website, allowing viewers to follow the series on a daily basis.Each season has focus on particular topics, and during production, creator Julie Andem had extensive, hours-long interviews with individual persons in the target audience to be able to cover their stories.They are comparing themselves to each other, not themselves.And then a thought occurred: How to get them to let go of the pressure through a series like Skam".The actors were shielded from the media, with no launch interviews. Its original premiere episode, first aired in September 2015, is one of the most viewed single episodes of any series on NRK's streaming service NRK TV, and the series was responsible for half of all traffic on NRK TV in the first week of June 2016.