Anonymous Content has partnered with The Imitation Game director Morten Tyldum and Guri Neby of Oslo-based Einar Films to form Anonymous Content Nordic, in the latest indication of Anonymous Content’s growing international ambitions.
The new venture will focus on developing and producing premium content for the international and Nordic markets. Neby will serve as Managing Director and will be responsible for building a team and overseeing all operations.
AC Nordic is teaming up with Norwegian music-comedy duo Ylvis and their production company Concorde TV on a hybrid series and is moving into scripted series development on best-selling novel History Of Bees by Maja Lunde, Bobbi Peers’ YA book series William Wentonand the popular comic book Finnish Nightmares by Karoliina Korhonen.
“There is no geographic limit to great storytelling,” said the partners at Anonymous Content. “There are so many incredible creators throughout the world and we are thrilled to partner with Morten and Guri on Anonymous Content Nordic to help bring this wealth of stories to a global audience.”
“We are thrilled to start this new venture to help bridge the gap and bring Norwegian and other Nordic stories to a global audience,” added Tyldum who is also well known for directing Headhunters and Passengers.
“There is an incredible richness of talent within the Nordic community, and the attention we get from outside our borders is growing,” commented Neby. “This collaboration allows us to develop and finance great local material into unique visual content. We’re excited to open up this venture to support writers and creators in Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. We are committed to protecting the right-holders and the local DNA of the projects.”
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