Good Company Films – Press releasePhoto: Rolf Konow September 1, 2014
Four of the most experienced Scandinavian producers have joined forces and have founded a new production company in Copenhagen:
”Good Company Films” aims to develop and produce strong fiction for the Danish and International markets, with a special focus on developing new talent and content for future distribution platforms.
Vibeke Windeløv, Stinna Lassen, Anni Fernandez and Ole Søndberg – open the doors to Good Company Films on September 1st 2014, welcoming talent and partners to their new offices in the very heart of Copenhagen.
”Scandinavian film has during the past years enjoyed a tremendous amount of success, and it is our mission to continue strengthening this position. For us this means working closely with creatives, investing in new talent and focusing on developing first class content for future distribution platforms.”
The four new partners all come from established careers from within the Danish and Swedish film industries.
Anni Fernandez comes from a position as CEO of the Swedish production company Yellow Bird and joins Good Company Films as CEO and producer.
Stinna Lassen, who just finished producing the first season of the large scale Pan-European TV-series ”The Team”, joins the new company as a producer.
Vibeke Windeløv, recently appointed managing director at the Betty Nansen Theater in Copenhagen, has produced more than 35 titles for acclaimed directors like Lars von Trier and Susanne Bier and joins the company as executive producer.
Ole Søndberg, founder of Yellow Bird and executive producer of the successful Wallander and Millennium franchises, joins the company as executive producer.
The company starts up with three powerful projects in development. A fantasy universe for children based on the best selling novels by Lene Kaaberbøl. A psychological thriller directed by talented up-and-coming director Milad Alami and a political mini series based on real events.
Stinna Lassen and Vibeke Windeløv, who the past three years have had a production company together, are exited to join forces with their two new partners:
”Ole and Anni have proven that they can create successful international productions with that very distinct Scandinavian feel. Ole has an exceptional talent for spotting strong stories and sensing visionary ideas. He also has the perseverance to finance, execute and complete them. Anni is a very experienced and strategic leader with an excellent knowledge of international financing. Together, their experience and drive will without a doubt kick-start our company and productions in the best possible way”.
Anni Fernandez and Ole Søndberg, who have collaborated on some of the most successful Scandinavian film franchises, say about their new partners:
” We are very happy and proud to share a future with two of the strongest and most charismatic women in the Danish film industry. Vibeke with her powerhouse experience of combining strong creative voices with a solid financing and Stinna with her unique energy and detailed hands-on production experience. Our expectations are sky-high, and we are very exited to get started.”