Svensk Filmindustri

Bonnier acquires Scandi prodco

Bonnier Growth Media has acquired 90% of the shares in Tre Vänner, the Swedish producer behind The Fjällbacka Murders. Bonnier’s Svensk Filmindustri has bought the company, in a deal that sees Tre Vanner CEO Jonas Fors take over as chief exec of Svensk to replace the long-serving Rasmus Ramstad. Tre Vänner’s owners will remain in […]

Cinema deal means Sky Atlantic misses out on Behind the Candelabra

HBO has secured a UK theatrical distributor for its upcoming Liberace movie Behind the Candelabra, meaning it sits outside of the premium programmer’s output deal with Sky Atlantic and will not automatically feed through to the channel. Behind the Candelabra has aired on HBO in the US after the premium programmer stepped up and made […]

Sonet Film staffs up and launches TV division

Swedish film business Sonet Film has launched a TV division, Sonet Television. Sonet is a subsidiary of Scandinavian film major Svensk Filmindustri. Its TV division has already forged deals with a range of creative talent from the region and has a crimes series from Wallander creator Henning Mankel in development. It also has crime and […]

Netflix snags Warner Bros content as Scandi roll out continues

Netflix has launched in Denmark today and will roll out in Norway and Finland later this week and the streaming service has secured a pan-Scandinavian programming deal with Warner Bros. for the studio’s TV series and movies in the first pay TV window, TBI has learned. The Warner Bros content previously resided with C More, […]