Michael Porseryd

Berg Bjärtan to lead sales for SF Studios

SF Studios is pushing deeper into international content sales with Elsa Berg Bjärtan taking over distribution. The exec has been leading digital services at the Stockholm-based company, but will now be executive VP of distribution. The post covers acquisitions, sales and marketing of film and television content across all windows in the Nordic and international […]

Scandinavia’s SF Studios launches UK office

Scandinavia’s SF Studios is launching a UK office that will focus on international production of feature films and high-end TV drama. The studio has appointed film exec Kate Myers to lead the London-based office as VP of development for UK and international production. While the initial slate is heavily film-focused, senior VP of international production […]

Ex-Endemol Nordics chief to lead SF Studios

Scandinavian television veteran Michael Porseryd is to join SF Studios next year as CEO. Porseryd (pictured) was CEO of Endemol Nordics, but left after the merger of Endemol and Shine Group at the turn of 2015, which resulted in the creation of Endemol Shine Nordics. At Bonnier-owned SF, he will replace Jonas Fors, who left […]

Hincks to exit Endemol Shine

Endemol Shine Group’s president, Tim Hincks, has decided to leave the mega-indie. This ends a 17-year association with Endemol Shine and its predecessor, Endemol. Hincks was effectively named as Endemol Shine’s number two upon its creation at the beginning of last year, with Sophie Turner Laing installed as CEO. However, he will leave the company […]

Endemol Shine Group: the story so far

The enormous distribution group created by the merger of Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media is taking shape, with a raft of new appointments, executives leaving the business and former staffers turning up elsewhere. Here are the key appointments at the new super group. Endemol Shine Group has been shaping up under CEO Sophie Turner […]

Porseryd exits as Endemol Shine Nordics arises

Endemol Shine Group has revealed the shape of its Nordics business, with Gary Carter overseeing the unit and Michael Porseryd the highest profile casualty of a wide-reaching restructure. The division – Scandinavia’s largest production group – will be known as Endemol Shine Nordics, comprising 11 production companies and four broadcast facilities across Sweden, Norway, Denmark […]