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NENT Group & Lasse Hallström prep Hilma af Klint biopic in Nordic story push

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) will produce two English-language films every year to bring stories of regional significance to international audiences. The move comes as part of a long-term commitment to the region’s creative scene, with a focus on the stories of complex and inspirational Nordic figures and events. The first project as part of […]

Mid-East’s MBC lands Viaplay alum Jakob Mejlhede Andersen

Middle East operator MBC Group – which appointed ex-Zodiak Media CEO Marc Antoine d’Halluin as CEO in December – has now added former Viaplay and NENT Studios exec Jakob Mejlhede Andersen to its senior management ranks. Mejlhede Andersen becomes chief content officer at MBC’s streaming service Shahid with a remit that includes working across all […]

DRG & Mexico’s Dopamine strike co-financing, production deal

UK distributor DRG has partnered up with Mexican producer Dopamine to co-finance, develop and produce English-language scripted content. The deal will allow NENT Studios-backed DRG “to significantly increase its support for UK producers in bringing their shows to the screen,” the distributor said. Dopamine was launched by Azteca CEO Benjamin Salinas in 2017 and is […]