The partnership is a sign of SF Studios’ increasing commitment
to develop more TV content for the Nordic market. The two companies are currently co-producing The Hunters (“Jägarna”), a TV drama sequel based on the box-office feature film hits The Hunters and False Trail. The series will premiere in the Nordics on C More later in 2018, and is featured at the Gothenburg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision summit this week.
Nordic major SF Studios will produce the feature film Britt-Marie Was Here, based on yet another best-selling novel by Swedish author Fredrik Backman. Pernilla August will play the lead role and Tuva Novotny will direct this warm, funny and moving story about a woman who waited her whole life for her own to begin.
SF Studios today announces that Yaba Holst has been appointed Head of Nordic Acquisition. In her new position, she will be responsible for SF Studios’ acquisitions and co-productions in the Nordic region. The recruitment is a very important step in the company’s strategy and ambition to produce, co-produce and distribute even more film and TV drama in the Nordic market...
Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman will produce with Rita Wilson and Fredrik Wikström Nicastro for Nordic major SF Studios A MAN CALLED OVE. Hanks will also star as Ove in the comedy based on the Swedish international bestseller and the Oscar-nominated box office smash produced by SF Studios and directed by Hannes Holm. Photo: Andrew Medichini / TT Nyhetsbyrån
In a move to further strengthen Nordic major SF Studios’ future operations and activities, media executives Maria Curman and Åsa Sjöberg have been recruited to join the Board of directors - Maria Curman as chairman and Åsa Sjöberg as board member. The recruitment is a very important step in the company’s future expansion with focus on commercial quality content for a broad audience.