Take Two Studios

Finland’s Take Two Studios strikes financing deal, plans ‘Hildur’ adaptation

Finnish producer Take Two Studios has inked a multi-year, multi-project financing deal with local venture capital fund manager IPR.VC. The agreement will see IPR.VC finance the development of a minimum of 12 projects, with the first to come out of the deal being a series based on the crime novel Hildur, written by Satu Rämö. […]

Finnish indies Intervisio, Take Two & Podzilla form strategic alliance

Finnish indie Take Two Studios has struck its first investment deal with Intervisio, the producer behind the Staraoke kids’ game show format. Take Two launched two years ago, with a focus on “high-end, high-concept drama, documentaries and podcasts,” by former Aito Media co-founder Eero Hietala, alongside Lasse Koskinen and Sara Norberg. Its first productions Dirty Snow, […]

Take Two Studios snags Cinematic chief for COO role

Take Two Studios, the recently launched Finnish production company, has appointed Cinematic CEO Sara Norberg as partner and COO. In her new role, Norberg will have responsibility for the delivery of all Take Two Studios’ productions. She joins the company from Cinematic, the Finnish film, TV and digital indie where she served as CEO and […]

STV Production & Take Two prep Nordic ‘Luther’, ‘The Office’ & ‘Doctor Foster’

BBC Studios’ Nordic production arm has struck deals with several outfits to produce local versions of British scripted series Doctor Foster, Luther and The Office. Denmark’s STV Production has optioned and will co-produce a local adaptation of fly-on-the-wall style mockumentary series The Office. Created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant for the BBC in 2001, […]

Aito Media founders launch Finnish prodco Take Two Studios

Finnish media executives Eero Hietala, Lasse Koskinen and Ilkka Hynninen have launched Take Two Studios, a new Helsinki-based production company focused on the creation, development and production of high-end drama, documentaries and podcasts. Take Two is currently in development on a range of projects, which the nascent company says will hold international appeal and will […]