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.
Nordic major SF Studios, with head office in Stockholm and subsidiaries in Copenhagen, Oslo and Helsinki, have opened an international production office in London, effective immediately. Kate Myers will, in the role as VP Development UK and International Production, head SF Studios’ international film development out of the London office.
Nordic major SF Studios´ feature film Borg/McEnroe will officially open the Toronto Film Festival on September 7th. It is the first Swedish film ever to open TIFF.