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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.

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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

SPEAKERS IN THESE SESSIONS INCLUDE:

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.




MANY OF THESE SPEAKERS WILL TAKE PART IN THE CONTENT LONDON SPEED NETWORKING PROGRAMME.

They join other confirmed speakers:

Kevin Reilly
Chief content officer, HBO Max and president
TBS, TNT and truTV
Sarah Aubrey
Head of original content
HBO Max
Sandra Dewey 
President, business operations and productions
HBO Max
Nicole Clemens
President
Paramount Television
Kelly Luegenbiehl
VP of international originals
Netflix
Georgia Brown
Director of European Prime original series
Amazon Studios
Courteney Monroe
President
National Geographic Global Television Network
Cate Blanchett
Co-creator, executive producer and actor
Jeff Wachtel
President
NBCUniversal International Studios
Sarah Barnett
President
AMC Networks Entertainment Group and AMC Studios
Michael Wright
President
EPIX
Piers Wenger
Controller of drama
BBC
Aparna Purohit
Head of India original
Amazon Prime Video
Simon Pegg
Co-founder
Stolen Picture
Nick Frost
Co-founder
Stolen Picture
Julie McNamara
EVP of original content
CBS All Access
Nancy Cotton
EVP and head of scripted programming
Epix
Karen Bailey
Senior vice president, original programming
Starz
Julian Fellowes
Writer, director and novelist
Gareth Neame
CEO
Carnival Films
Nina Lederman
Executive vice president, global scripted development
Sony Pictures Television
Scott Herbst
Head of scripted development
Lionsgate Television Group
Sally Wainwright
Writer, producer and director
Faith Penhale
CEO
Lookout Point
Cameron Roach
Director of Drama
Sky Drama
Jill Offman
EVP, Comedy Central and Paramount Network International, and managing director
Viacom International Studios UK
Gurinder Chadha
Director, writer and producer
Bend It TV & Films
Anna Croneman
Head of dramafilms
SVT - Sveriges Televison
Nils Hartmann
Director of original productions
Sky Italia
Nick Forward
Chief content officer
Stan
Philipp Steffens
Head of fiction
RTL Television
Superna Kalle
Executive vice president, international digital networks
Starz
Trish Williams
Executive director, scripted content
CBC
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
President
BritBox
Jakob Mejlhede Andersen
CEO
NENT Studios UK
Nathalie Biancolli
Director of acquisitions and international fiction
France Télévisions
Holt McCallany
Leading actor
Mindhunter
Jamie Mustard
Author
The Iconist
Piotr Kocel
Founder and CEO
Bombay Sour Films
Robert Delamere
Creative director
Storyglass
Tarun Katial
CEO
ZEE5 India
Nosa Eke
Writer and director
Anna Winger
Writer
Pascal Breton
President
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
Co-Founder
Imaginarium
Jenna Powell
Senior VFX producer
Milk Visual Effects
Guy Gadney
CEO
Charisma.ai
Marianne Furevold-Boland
Executive producer
NRK Drama
Abhishek Rege
CEO
Endemol Shine
Elizabeth Koshy
Founder and CEO
INVAR Studios
Karen-Lise Mynster
Actor
When the Dust Settles
Ida Maria Rydén
Writer
When The Dust Settles
Dorte Høgh
Writer
When The Dust Settles
Stinna Lassen
Producer
When The Dust Settles
Milad Alami
Director
When The Dust Settles
Christian Rank
Head of drama
DR
Leye Adenle
Author
Kemi Adesoye
Writer
Kris Thykier
Founder
Archery Pictures
Liisa Penttilä-Asikainen
Producer
Reindeer Mafia
Mika Kurvien
Director and screenwriter
Reindeer Mafia
Pete Eklund
Producer
Reindeer Mafia
Olivier Jollet
Managing director Europe
Pluto TV
David M. Taghioff
CEO
Library Pictures International
Amanda Jenks
Co-founder
Greenacre Films
Sidharth Jain
Founder and chief storyteller
The Story Ink
Estela Renner
Director, writer and co-founder
Maria Farinha Filmes
Monica Albuquerque
Head of development
Globo
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
Participant
Nicole Starr
Vice president of social impact
Participant
Morgane Baudin
Sustainable production specialist
Pixetik
Genevieve Barr
Actress
Sebastien Raybaud
Founder and CEO
Anton
Marvin Kren
Director, writer and executive producer
Freud
Moritz Polter
Executive producer, international TV series
Bavaria Fiction
Kateryna Vyshnevska
Head of development, co-productions and producer
FILM.UA Group
Valeriy Fedorovich
Director, TV-3, producer and head
PREMIER Studios
Lily Sheroziya
Marketing director
TV-3 and PREMIER Studios
Eleonora Andreatta
Head of drama
RAI
Dr Simone Emmelius
SVP international fiction - coproduction & acquisitions
ZDF
Mark Oliver
Chairman
Oliver & Ohlbaum Associates (O&O)
Susan Kresnicka
Founder and president
KR&I
Julien Leroux
SVP global scripted co-productions
Cineflix Media
Louise Pedersen
CEO
All3 Media International
Johannes Jensen
CEO
Yellow Bird
Gjermund Erikson
Writer and executive producer
Monster Scripted
Howard Owens
Co-founder and co-CEO
Propagate Content
Roger Simpson
Original creator and writer
Rebecca Gibney
Lead actress and executive producer
Halifax Retribution
Anthony LaPaglia
Lead actor
Halifax Retribution
Andy Ryan
co-head of drama
Nine Network Australia
Mikael Borglund
Executive producer, Halifax and CEO & MD
Beyond International Ltd
Frank Doelger
Creative director
Intaglio Films
Peter Berry
Writer
Mike Walden
Writer
Jamie Brown
CEO
Grand River Productions
Cheryl Lynch
EVP international production, business affairs and scripted formats
Sony Pictures Television
Marja Pyykkö
Director
Matti Laine
Screenwriter
Ran Tellem
Head of international content development
The Mediapro Studio
Marko Röhr
Producer and CEO
MRP Matila Röhr Productions
Suvi Mansnerus
Producer
Yle Drama
Fran Perea
Actor
Ed Guiney
Company director and executive producer
Element Pictures
Emma Norton
Producer
Element Pictures
Lenny Abrahamson
Director
Alon Aranya
Producer and writer
Paper Plane Productions
Moshe Zonder
Writer
Moshe Zonder Productions
Aitor Gabilondo
Showrunner
Patria
Miguel Salvat
Commissioning editor of original programming, Spain
HBO Europe.
Iñaki González Esparza
Development director
Alea Media
Claire Mundell
Managing director and creative director
Synchronicity Films Ltd
Sarah Brown
Creative director, drama
STV Productions
Gwenllian Gravelle
Drama commissioner
S4C
Alastair McKinnon
Managing director
Matchbox Pictures
Nicola Shindler
Executive producer and CEO
Red Production Company
Amelia Bullmore
Writer and executive producer
Philippa Collie-Cousins
Commissioning editor, drama
UKTV
Laurie Nunn
Creator and showrunner
Sex Education
Ben Taylor
Director
Alex Sapot
Director of original series
Netflix
Jamie Campbell
Executive producer
Eleven
Koby Adom
Director
Preethi Mavahalli
Executive producer
Mammoth screen
Erik Barmack
Founder
Wild Sheep Content
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
CEO
Firebird Pictures
Katie O’Connell Marsh
Founder and chairman
Platform One Media
Belinda Campbell
Joint managing director
Red Planet Pictures
Sophia Gibber
Development producer
Ugly Duckling Films
King Kaufman
Senior audio producer
San Francisco Chronicle
Aron Levitz
Head of
Wattpad Studios
Christina Henne
Producer
Bavaria Fiction
Gave Lindo
Executive director of OTT programming
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Jon Kramer
CEO
AfterShock Comics and Rive Gauche Television
Roye Okupe
Writer, director and founder
YouNeek Studios
Jack Davison
Executive vice president
3vision
Thomas Münzner
Director content acquisition
Joyn
Gena Konstantinakos
Vice president, development and video programming
Topic
Richie Mehta
Writer and director
Pooja Kohli Taneja
Managing Partner and producer
Golden Karavan
Kilian Kerwin
Head of production (South Asia & Latin America)
SK Global Entertainment
Paul Mayeda Berges
Cheif creative officer
Bend It TV & Films
Mona Qureshi
Commissioning editor, England
BBC
Warwick Thornton
Director
Kim-Leigh Pontin
Creative interaction director
Sky VR Studios
David Brady
CEO
Cream Productions
O.T. Fagbenle
Actor, writer and director
Sofie Palage
Producer
Warner Bros ITVP Sweden
Samantha Strauss
Creator
The End
Patrick Walters
Head of development
See-Saw Films
Ross Crowley
Director of content
Foxtel
Liz Lewin
Commissioning editor
Sky
Simon Allen
Lead writer and executive producer, The Watch
Rob Wilkins
Executive producer
Narrativia
Richard Stokes
Executive producer
Thomas Benski
CEO and co-founder
Pulse Films
Lucas Ochoa
Chief creative officer of scripted film and television
Pulse Films
Gabriel Silver
Commissioning editor
Sky
Sunder Aaron
Principal
Locomotive Global Inc
Corin Hardy
Director
Ben Irving
Commissioning editor
BBC Drama
Miles Ketley
CEO
Stolen Picture
Holly Hines
Scripted lead
Spotify Studios
Rohit Jain
Managing director
Lionsgate South Asia
Gaurav Gupta
Founder and CEO
FutureWorks Media
Avril Blondelot
Head of content insight
Glance
Kate Harwood
Managing director
Euston Films
Lydia Hampson
Head of UK scripted
Amazon Studios
Rod Henwood
Chief strategy officer
The Ink Factory
Neely Shamam
EVP of programming and development
Ficto
Eric Welbers
CEO
ndF
Deepak Segal
Head of content
Applause Entertainment
Andrea Calderwood
Producer
Potboiler
James Whitlam
VFX Executive Producer
Framestore
Sofia Kvashilava
Genral producer, Okko Ent. and CCO
Rambler Group
Lorenzo De Maio
Partner
Endeavor Content
Jane Featherstone
Co-Founder and head
Sister London
Lou Stein
Artistic director
Chickenshed Theatre
Pieter Van Huyck
Head of scripted
De Mensen
Sophie Gardiner
Managing director
Chapter One Pictures
Courtney Williams
Head of partnership
Parrot Analytics
Charles Ohayon
International distribution and executive producer
Productions casablanca
François Létourneau
Creator and writer
Jeff Norton
Executive producer and founder
Awesome Media & Entertainment
Alan Clements
Managing Director
Two Rivers Media Ltd
Tom Rasmussen
Author, screenwriter and actor
Wildcard Films
Adam Morane-Griffiths
Executive producer
Wildcard Films
Sara Curran
Founder and CEO
Tricycle Talent and Tricycle Media.
Carrie Stein
EVP, global scripted series
Kew Media
Steve Carsey
Senior director, original content (UK)
Audible
Jonathan Norman
Partner
Stella EOC
Rachel Gardner
Executive producer
See-Saw Films
Helen Bowden
Producer and MD
Lingo
Pilar Perez
Head of acquisitions
DCD Rights
Michelle Latimer
Executive producer and director
Trickster
Jennifer Kawaja
Executive producer
Sienna Films
Carl Barât
Executive producer
The Heartless
Lucie Barât
Writer
The Heartless
Zoë Rocha
Producer
The Heartless
Olga Filipuk
Chief content officer
KinoPoisk HD
Helen Jackson
Executive chair
The Media Investment Company
Hilary Bevan Jones
Founder and producer
Endor productions
David Davoli
EVP of international television
BRON Studios
Carolyn Bernstein
EVP, global scripted content and documentary films
National Geographic
Anna Burns
Development producer
Buccaneer
Claire Wilson
Writer
Jonas Allen
Producer and CEO
Miso Film
Michele Zatta
Commissioning editor, international coproductions
Rai Fiction, Italy
Paula Bird
Supervising producer
Axis Studios
Oliver Vogel
Chief Creative Officer
Bavaria Fiction
Rob Williams
Writer and producer
Christine Langan
CEO
Baby Cow Productions
Lucinda Hicks
COO
Endemol Shine UK
Gary Davey
Chief Executive Officer
Sky Studios
Larry Bass
CEO and exec producer
ShinAwiL
Toby Haynes
Director
Lachlan MacKinnon
Executive producer
Bad Wolf
Moderator Ali May
Writer, producer and creator
Moderator Ben Keen
Chairman
MediaXchange
Moderator Carrie Stein
EVP, global scripted series
Kew Media
Moderator David Jenkinson
Editor-in-chief and managing director
C21Media
Moderator Dominic Schreiber
Global drama executive
Reel One Entertainment
Moderator Enyi Omeruah
Founder
My Management Company (MMC)
Moderator Hayley McKenzie
CEO/Founder
Script Angel
Moderator Irina Ignatiew
Managing director
Boxworks Media GmbH
Moderator James Rampton
TV feature writer
The i, The Independent
Moderator Jamie Mustard
Author
The Iconist
Moderator Jeremy Gawade
Law and business affairs advisor
Moderator Mark Oliver
Chairman
Oliver & Ohlbaum Associates (O&O)
Moderator Michael Pickard
Editor, Drama Quarterly
C21Media
Moderator Miranda Sawyer
Journalist and broadcaster
Moderator Selma Turajlic
Co-founder
Little Dot Studios
Moderator Sunder Aaron
Principal
Locomotive Global Inc
Moderator Ruth Palmer
Head of event programming
C21Media
Moderator Walter Iuzzolino
Chief creative officer
Walter Presents/Global Series Network
Moderator Melissa Williamson
President
Pier 21 Films
Moderator Muki Kulhan
CIO, executive XR producer and creative tech analyst
Muki-International Ltd.
Moderator Stephen Armstrong
Freelance journalist
Moderator Steven Adams
Partner and head of management division
Buffalo 8
Moderator Emma House
International consultant
Oreham Group
Moderator Emma Smithwick
Managing director
Rockfleet Productions
Moderator Jimmy Akingbola
Actor, producer and co-founder
The TriForce Creative Network
Moderator Rola Bauer
Managing Director
STUDIOCANAL TV
Moderator Melanie Stokes
Founder and managing director
Kindle Entertainment
Moderator Bryan Elsley
Managing director and writer
Balloon Entertainment
Moderator Valerie Creighton
President and CEO
Canada Media Fund
Moderator Ade Rawcliffe
Head of diversity
ITV commissioning
  

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.