Nordisk Film Production has a new CEO in the form of Katrine Vogelsang, Head of Fiction at TV2. She will form a management unit with Henrik Zein, who will move from the position of chief executive to become COO.
Copenhagen-based Nordisk Film Production, part of Nordisk Film, will see Vogelsang join as new CEO on 15 August. She was Head of Fiction at TV2 in Denmark for the past 11 years.
“Content production of series and movies is an area of great opportunity and challenge,” Nordisk Film CEO Allan Mathson Hansen. “Nordisk Film wants to take the lead in Scandinavia in the coming years and is therefore strengthening the management of Nordisk Film Production. I am delighted that Katrine Vogelsang and Henrik Zein have agreed to forge a strong partnership that, together with the rest of management and colleagues, will provide the best possible foundation for achieving our ambitious 2025 strategy.”
Vogelsang led series development at TV2 and oversaw the broadcaster’s venture into Danish cinema. She will now have overall responsibility for setting the direction of content, talent development and the continued expansion of Nordisk Film Production in the Nordic region.
She will work on an ongoing high volume of productions, explore push-in series, strengthen internal collaboration at Nordisk Film and set the overall direction for external partners, broadcasters and streaming services.
Katrine Vogelsang started her career as a producer at the National Film School of Denmark in 2005 and worked for the Danish public broadcaster DR. She joined TV2 in 2011.
“I look forward to returning to film and series production and being exactly where the content is created. Nordisk Film Production has an extremely strong foundation and I look forward to working with Henrik Zein and all the skilled producers, creative talents and employees of Nordisk Film to create even more creative stories and engaging content of the highest quality,” said Vogelsang. “The market has never been more complex with countless buyers and competition for creative talent, and I hope my experience and knowledge of broadcasting and streaming can help advance this exciting development of Nordisk Film Production.”
Nordisk Film Production’s recent films include Rose† Cosmic Christmas† Queen of Hearts and a happy man† The company currently has more than 30 films and series in production in Scandinavia.
“We founded Nordisk Film Production in Scandinavia as a House of Talent where some of the most creative talents have found a home. We have expanded our palette with series production and significantly strengthened our talent work. Nordisk Film Production has never been in a stronger position, but in an ever-growing and more professionalized and globalized market, we need to expand our strategic and management bandwidth. Katrine Vogelsang is therefore an important asset to Nordisk Film Production and I am very much looking forward to realizing our many ambitious plans together with her,” said Henrik Zein.