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New Nordic dramas to debut Content London

The first two high profile up and coming dramas have been announced for the Drama Hot Properties and Case Studies strands at Content London; When the Dust Settles from Dicte showrunners Ida Maria Rydén and Dorte W Høgh and Reindeer Mafia from finish production company Kaiho Republic.

TIER 2 tickets are about to run out.
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Hot Properties and Case Studies
The latest drama from pubcaster DR, When the Dust Settles, created by Dicte’s Ida Maria Rydén and Dorte W Høgh will feature in an exclusive case study at Content London.

When the Dust Settles is a multi-plot drama that portrays the lives of eight Copenhagen citizens, during the days before and after a tragic terrorist attack shocks the city. As the stories of the eight characters interweave throughout the season, it becomes apparent that their lives are connected in unexpected ways.

This is a 10-part limited series produced by Stinna Lassen (The Team) and DR Drama and is being sold internationally by DR Sales. When the Dust Settles is set to air locally in January 2020.

Reindeer Mafia, a new action drama from Finland will feature under the Hot Properties strand at Content London.

Reindeer Mafia is a story about the son of a reindeer lord in the northernmost Lapland. He starts an outlaw snowmobile club in order to fight back the tyrannical power of his father that rules the fells
through corruption and blackmail. At stake is not just the control of the fells but the future of nature and Lapland.

Currently in development and set to go into production in 2020 Reindeer Mafia is produced by Kaiho Republic


When the Dust Settles:

Ida Maria Rydén, writer, When The Dust Settles
Rydén, born in 1970, graduated as scriptwriter from The National Film School of Denmark in 1999, and began her career writing for both television, film and the theatre. Her theatre credits include amongst others, Make Up for The Royal Theatre, which won the Reumert prize in 2002.
Rydén has written several feature films and TV-series including The Hotel, Far from Las Vegas and Nikolaj & Julie before show running three seasons of the popular crime tv-series Dicte for Danish TV2.
Rydén is currently writing the TV-series “When the Dust Settles” for DR.

Dorte Høgh, writer, When The Dust Settles
Høgh, born in 1969, started her career as a successful journalist and radio and TV host during the nineties before graduating as scriptwriter from The National Film School of Denmark in 1999.
She collaborated with director Per Fly, co-writing three of his films, The Inheritance, Manslaughter and The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man, before showrunning three seasons of the popular crime tv-series Dicte for Danish TV2.
In 2009 she was nominated for an Oscar for her short film The Pig, which she both wrote and directed.
Høgh is currently writing the TV-series When the Dust Settles for DR.

Stinna Lassen, producer, When the Dust Settles
Lassen, born in 1984, graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2011 and co-founded Good Company Films in 2014.
Lassen has produced all of Milad Alami’s award winning short films as well as his successful debut feature The Charmer. Other credits include season 1 of European TV-series The Team as well as the family fantasy film Wildwitch. Lassen is currently in production with the TV-series When the Dust Settles for DR.

Milad Alami, concept director, When the Dust Settles
Alami was born in Iran in 1982, grew up in Sweden, and graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2011.
From 2012-2016 he directed 3 short films that were all selected for numerous film festivals, amongst others, Director’s Fortnight in Cannes, Clermont Ferrand and Karlovy Vary.
In 2018 Milad directed his feature film debut The Charmer that premiered and won the critic’s award in San Sebastian before winning numerous awards in festivals in Chicago, Palm Spring, Wasaw, Lübeck and Gothenburg.
Milad is currently in production with the TV-series When the Dust Settles for DR.

Christian Rank, head of drama, DR
As head of drama at DR, Rank oversees the development and production of the public service broadcaster’s primetime drama, as well as scripted content aimed at children and youth audiences.

Reindeer Mafia:

Liisa Penttilä-Asikainen, producer, Reindeer Mafia
Penttilä-Asikainen has worked as a producer since 2001 and founded Kaiho Republic with Pete Eklund in 2013. Penttilä-Asikainen has produced awarded short films, TV series, and feature films and has been actively co-producing on titles such as, Lars Von Trier’s Dogville, 2003, Peter Greenaway's Eisenstein in Guanajuato, 2015 and upcoming Zaida Bergroth’s feature film Maria’s Paradise, 2019. Her most recent tv-series Invisible Heroes was released in Finland April 2019 and gangster drama Reindeer Mafia is currently in development.

Mika Kurvinen, director and screenwriter, Reindeer Mafia
Kurvinen is a director and screenwriter from Finland. He has directed TV series Welcome to Texas and Soundtrack of Love, 2 seasons. His latest work is the first Finnish-Chilean co-production Invisible Heroes where he was a conceptual director. Kurvinen studied film directing in Helsinki Film School in Aalto University.

Pete Eklund, Producer, Reindeer Mafia
Eklund has a long backround in the music industry. He has worked for multinational record companies such as Warner Music and Sony Music since 1998. Eklund has managed a wide range of superstars and projects which have sold altogether 2 million album copies in Finland. Since 2008 he has worked with films and television, first with his own company Moshfish Helsinki and in 2013 he co-founded Kaiho Republic.


They join other confirmed speakers:

Kevin Reilly
Chief content officer, HBO Max and president
TBS, TNT and truTV
Sarah Aubrey
Head of original content
Sandra Dewey 
Business operations and productions
Nicole Clemens
Paramount Television
Kelly Luegenbiehl
VP of international originals
Georgia Brown
Director of European Prime original series
Amazon Studios
Courteney Monroe
National Geographic Global Television Network
Sarah Barnett
AMC Networks Entertainment Group and AMC Studios
Michael Wright
Piers Wenger
Controller of drama
Monika Shergill
Director of international originals
Netflix India
Aparna Purohit
Head of India original
Amazon Prime Video
Julie McNamara
EVP of Original Content
CBS All Access
Nancy Cotton
EVP and head of scripted programming
Karen Bailey
Senior vice president, original programming
Julian Fellowes
Writer, director and novelist
Gareth Naeme
Carnival Films
Nina Lederman
Executive vice president, global scripted development
Sony Pictures Television
Scott Herbst
Head of scripted development
Lionsgate Television Group
Gina Marcheschi
Head of scripted TV
VICE Studios
Sally Wainwright
Writer, producer and director
Faith Penhale
Lookout Point
Cameron Roach
Director of Drama
Sky Drama
Jill Offman
Comedy Central and Paramount Network International
Anna Croneman
Head of Dramafilms
SVT - Sveriges Televison
Nils Hartmann
Director of original productions
Sky Italia
Nick Forward
Chief content officer
Philipp Steffens
Head of fiction
RTL Television
Superna Kalle
Executive vice president, international digital networks
Trish Williams
Executive director, scripted content
Ralph Lee
Director of content
BBC Studios
Tracey Pearce
President of distribution and pay
Bell Media
Reemah Sakaan
Group launch director
BritBox UK and Senior Vice President, creative and editorial, BritBox US
Soumya Sriraman
Jakob Mejlhede Andersen
EVP and Viaplay chief content office
Nordic Entertainment Group
Nathalie Biancolli
Director of acquisitions and international fiction
France Télévisions
Holt McCallany
Leading actor
Jamie Mustard
The Iconist
Piotr Kocel
Founder and CEO
Bombay Sour Films
Robert Delamere
Creative director
Tarun Katial
ZEE5 India
Nosa Eke
Writer and director
Anna Winger
Pascal Breton
Federation Entertainment
Krishnendu Majumdar
Co-founder and executive producer
Me+You Productions
Sebastian Burkhardt
Managing director, global content
Keshet International
Nathalie Morley
Chief content officer
TRACE Global
Karin Heijink
VP Pay-TV Channels
Viasat World
Jonathan Cavendish
Jenna Powell
Senior VFX producer
Milk Visual Effects
Guy Gadney
Marianne Furevold-Boland
Executive producer
NRK Drama
Sameer Nair
Applause Entertainment
Abhishek Rege
Endemol Shine
Elizabeth Koshy
Founder and CEO
INVAR Studios
Karen-Lise Mynster
When the Dust Settles
Ida Maria Rydén
When The Dust Settles
Dorte Høgh
When The Dust Settles
Stinna Lassen
When The Dust Settles
Milad Alami
When The Dust Settles
Christian Rank
Head of drama
Leye Adenle
Kemi Adesoye
Kris Thykier
Archery Pictures
Liisa Penttilä-Asikainen
Reindeer Mafia
Mika Kurvien
director and screenwriter
Reindeer Mafia
Pete Eklund
Reindeer Mafia
Olivier Jollet
Managing director Europe
Pluto TV
David M. Taghioff
Library Pictures International
Amanda Jenks
Greenacre Films
Sidharth Jain
Found and chief storyteller
The Story Ink
Estela Renner
director, writer and co-founder
Maria Farinha Filmes
Monica Albuquerque
Head of development
Guadalupe Marengo
Head of global human rights defenders programme
Amnesty International
Niamh Brannigan
Head of communications for environmental governance
UN Environment
Miura Kite
SVP, global television
Nicole Starr
Vice president of social impact
Morgane Baudin
Sustainable production specialist
Genevieve Barr

The multi-award winning Content London is made up of four standalone events: The International Drama Summit, The Unscripted Entertainment Forum, Kids Content Futures and Screenomi.

The International Drama Summit takes place on December 3/4/5, with Unscripted, Kids and Screenomi taking place on December 6.

The Drama Series Pitch at Content London is open for entries. For further information and how to apply CLICK HERE.

Stay at the Official Content London Hotel with discounted rates

We have taken over the entire St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel for the 2019 event, with a host of networking events taking place in the venue. You will not be able to get into the hotel without a Content London delegate badge.

We have negotiated discounted hotel rates at the hotel, which will be taken up entirely by Content London delegates. Once you have booked your delegate ticket, your unique booking code will be shared with you to enable you to book your room.

TIER 2 tickets are about to run out.
To register now for the discounted rate of £799 CLICK HERE.
Once these tickets are gone TIER3 will be available priced £899.
The full price for a single Content London delegate pass is £1099.