Scandinavian Studios


Anna Bråkenhielm resurfaces at 3Rivers

Scandi formats veteran Anna Bråkenhielm has joined TV consultancy 3Rivers. At the Dutch-based business she will be a senior consultant within the international team. Bråkenhielm is well known in international TV circles, having run Strix and Talpa Scandinavia. She took control of the latter and rebranded it Silverback, before selling it to ITV. Her most […]

TV4 owner Bonnier appoints M&A chief

The parent of Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4, Bonnier, has appointed a head of corporate development and M&A. Fredrik Linton’s role will be to manage acquisitions and divestments business at the media group, as well as assessing Bonnier’s existing holdings on an ongoing basis. “In our current circumstances where we need to be active in assessing […]

TV4 owner Bonnier appoints M&A chief

The parent of Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4, Bonnier, has appointed a head of corporate development and M&A. Fredrik Linton’s role will be to manage acquisitions and divestments business at the media group, as well as assessing Bonnier’s existing holdings on an ongoing basis. “In our current circumstances where we need to be active in assessing […]

Bråkenhielm steps down as Bonnier buys prodco

Anna Bråkenhielm has stepped down from format developer Scandinavian Studios after Nordic-based Bonnier Broadcasting bought her shares in the production house. Following the deal, Scandinavian Studios is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bonnier Growth Media, which is TV4 Group owner Bonnier Broadcasting’s international investment unit. Jessica MacDowell, who has been Scandinavian Studios’ creative director since […]