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Kristina Börjeson appointed as new Head of Production

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Gothenburg, April 29, 2020 – Film i Väst, Scandinavia’s leading film fund, has appointed seasoned production executive Kristina Börjeson as new Head of Production.

Kristina Börjeson joins Film i Väst from TV4/C More, where she is currently serving as Head of Drama Production. She will start her position at Film i Väst on January 1, 2021.

- The film and television industry is in the midst of a deep transformation. With her extensive experience, Kristina Börjeson is uniquely qualified to lead our production team in the essential work of identifying co-production projects with the potential to find a wide audience, says Mikael Fellenius, CEO of Film i Väst.

Kristina Börjeson has a solid foundation in film and TV production. Prior to her current position at TV4/C More, Börjeson worked for several years at the Swedish Film Institute, where she served as the Head of Film Funding and Head of Distribution and Screening. She has also been Sweden’s representative at Eurimages, the Council of Europe film fund. She has previously worked as the Head of Communication at publishing house Natur & Kultur, the Head of Marketing at Triangelfilm and at various positions at the Swedish national broadcaster SVT.

- I’m really looking forward to contributing to Film i Väst’s exciting and innovative slate of international feature films and scripted television being produced in Sweden’s Västra Götaland, says Kristina Börjeson. It’ll be amazing to combine my passion for film with the strategic work for the years ahead, and to work alongside a fantastic team.

Kristina Börjeson will take up her position at Film i Väst on January 1, 2021. She will succeed Peter Possne, who has served as Film i Väst’s Head of Production since 2017.

For more information, please contact:
Mikael Fellenius, CEO, mikael.fellenius@filmivast.se, +46-702 93 88 00.

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Film i Väst is the most successful regional film fund in Scandinavia. Since 1992, Film i Väst has co-produced, and invested in, more than 1000 films and tv dramas. Film i Väst seeks projects that can compete in the most prestigious film festivals and/or be seen by a large international audience. Over the past decade, Film i Väst, Scandinavia’s leading film fund, has co-produced over 100 films screening in Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Toronto and Sundance. Since 2011, Film i Väst co-productions have received eight Oscar® nominations, including winner In A Better World (Susanne Bier), and nominees The Wife (Björn Runge) and A Royal Affair (Nikolaj Arcel, starring Alicia Vikander). Film i Väst co-productions have received eleven Palme d’Or nominations and two wins, including Lars von Trier’s Dancer In The Dark and Ruben Östlund’s The Square. 

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