SF Studios today announces that Annika Sucksdorff has been appointed Head of Film Production in Sweden. She will lead the development and execution of the Swedish slate for feature films, building on SF Studios’ strong legacy of films for all audiences. The recruitment is a very important step in the company’s expansion with focus on commercial quality content for a broad audience.
In a move to further strengthen Nordic major SF Studios’ future operations and activities, media executives Maria Curman and Åsa Sjöberg have been recruited to join the Board of directors - Maria Curman as chairman and Åsa Sjöberg as board member. The recruitment is a very important step in the company’s future expansion with focus on commercial quality content for a broad audience.
Natural Cycles, the fertility tracking app that uses a smart algorithm to help women pinpoint their fertility, has become the world’s first app to be approved specifically for contraception.
Today, virtual reality games studio Resolution Games released its popular fishing game, Bait! on Daydream, Google's platform for high quality mobile VR. The company also announced that prior to the launch on Daydream, Bait! has passed one million players.
A Man Called Ove, produced by Nordic major SF Studios, is included in the five- film short-list, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film and also for Best Makeup and Hairstyling at the Academy Awards gala in February 2017. It is the 6th time a film produced by SF Studios has been nominated as best foreign language film.
Nordic major SF Studios and European content company Anton Corp have entered a strategic partnership with the aim to co-finance together SF Studios’ English-language international productions.
Last night, the winners of The International Content Marketing Awards were announced in London. Spoon won in total four awards in the competition for their work with Volvo Trucks and Vasaloppet.
Spoon won nine awards in total for their collaboration with Volvo Trucks, Sandvik Coromant, Orio, Vasaloppet and Swedfund – and was therefore one of the most awarded agencies at the gala.
Influencer marketing agency Tailsweep has appointed Öjje Holt as new CEO for the company. Öjje is a veteran on the Swedish start-up scene with a background including Managing Director Nordics at Spotify , and most recently as Chief Revenue Officer at podcast platform Acast, where he is also co-founder.
Nordic major SF Studios’ board of directors has appointed Michael Porseryd as new CEO for the company. He will join the company during the first quarter of 2017.
The Swedish Film Institute has nominated A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove), produced by SF Studios, to represent Sweden for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards gala on February 26th, 2017.
Following significant interest and demand from fans for new content, VR games studio Resolution Games has announced new content for its popular VR fishing game, Bait!
Spoon is growing rapidly in Norway, adding new clients and employees. The company has now appointed Marte Ramborg as CEO for the Norwegian branch. Ramborg most recently was Chief of Staff at think thank Agenda.
Mag+ started in 2009 under Bonnier R&D, with the aim of developing a market-leading software for publishing attractive magazines on tablet computers, which were then making their breakthrough by pioneering touchscreen publishing on the first iPad in 2010.
The Stockholm-based fertility app Natural Cycles raises an SEK 50 million (USD 6 million) Series A from Bonnier Media Growth and existing investors Sunstone and E-ventures to fuel international expansion and perform additional clinical studies.
The board of directors for SF Studios has today come to an agreement with Jonas Fors to leave his position as CEO of SF Studios, effective immediately. Frida Westerberg, Deputy CEO & COO, will take over as acting CEO. The search for a new CEO will start immediately.