Nice Drama


Nice Drama appoints SF Studios, Warner Bros alum as executive producer

Midnight Sun producer Nice Drama has appointed former SF Studios and Warner Bros. exec Karin Strandberg Blom as executive producer. Blom has spent more than two decades in the industry, working on production and business development of film, TV and theatre projects. She joins Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Group-backed Nice Drama from CJENM-owned distributor company Eccho […]

Dramacorp hires Nice Drama creative director

Stockholm-based scripted producer Dramacorp has hired Nice Drama creative director and EP Henrik Jansson-Schweizer (pictured, right). Jansson-Schweizer, who co-founded Nice Drama with Nebout (pictured, left) in 2009, joins the Swedish business – which was then founded by Nebout in 2016 – in the role of creative director and executive producer. His credits include SVT Sweden’s […]

DRG acquires sci-fi The White Wall

DRG has picked up the rights to Scandi sci-fi The White Wall.  Produced by Fire Monkey and NICE Drama for Sweden’s SVT and Finland’s YLE, the 8 x 60-minute drama centers on a strange white wall that is found deep underground at the mining site of the world’s largest nuclear waste depository, leaving a project director […]

Nice Drama appoints Mikael Newihl as development head

Nordic Entertainment Group-owned Nice Drama has appointed Mikael Newihl as its head of development. Newihl has shuffled to Nice Drama from NENT Group, where he has worked for seven years, most recently as VP of Nordic drama. The exec is behind poplar Viaplay titles such as The Lawyer, Conspiracy of Silence and Black Lake. Newihl […]

Nice buys Swedish drama house Matador

Scandinavia’s Nice Entertainment Group has bought Swedish drama producer Matador Films. The deal, financial terms of which were not disclosed, will see MTG-owned Nice group Matador with subsidiary Nice Drama. Matador is best known for Äkta Människor / Real Humans, a sci-fi drama for Swedish pubcaster SVT that was remade in English for the UK’s […]

Second Swedish-French drama copro on horizon

Following on from SVT and Canal+ thriller Midnight Sun, a second Swedish-French scripted coproduction is in development. Stockholm-based Dramacorp and Isolani Pictures, a newly launched French prodco from Jan Mojto’s Beta Film stable, are behind Rare, which is planned as a 8x45mins sci-fi series. Beta is also a major shareholder in Dramacorp, which Nice Drama […]

Ex-Atlantique exec creates Dramacorp with Beta

Former Atlantique Productions and Nice Entertainment drama boss Patrick Nebout has launched his own prodco, Dramacorp. Germany’s Beta Film has invested in the new company, which will be based in Sweden, and is a major shareholder. Nebout plans to create, develop and executive-produce high-end dramas with international appeal, with Dramacorp financially packaging projects and working […]

MTG Studios becomes Nice Entertainment

The Modern Times Group has rebranded its content division MTG Studios as Nice Entertainment Group. Scandi broadcast group MTG said the new branding reflected the enlargement of the content group in the past year. MTG beat rivals to a deal for Scandi super indie group Nice Entertainment last September and that brand will now cover […]