Banijay Nordic

Banijay’s Mastiff Denmark appoints Strong CEO to the helm

Banijay Nordic has appointed Kristian Farcin-Leth as the new CEO of its production firm Mastiff Denmark, replacing the outgoing Mads Ulrick Holmstrup, who is stepping down after 20 years with the company. Farcin-Leth joins from the Fremantle-owned Strong Productions, where he also served as CEO at the firm, which is behind formats including The Farm, […]

Nordic prodco Rubicon names Håkon Briseid as CEO

Håkon Briseid has been appointed as CEO of Banijay Nordic’s scripted label Rubicon. Joining from Norwegian prodco Monster, Briseid will take up his role in early 2022 and will report to Banijay Nordic’s CEO, Jacob Houlind, and the region’s head of scripted, Johannes Jensen. He is tasked with growing the label’s output, working with with […]

Nordic streamer Viaplay orders murder-thriller from Banijay’s Jarowskij

NENT Group streamer Viaplay has ordered A Class Apart, a new Swedish drama from Banijay Nordic label Jarowskij. The eight-part series is a co-production between Jarowskij, Brommamamma, Viaplay, Film I Väst and Banijay Rights, which will distribute the show internationally. Based on an idea by Henrik Schyffert and Gustaf Skördeman, the series is written by […]