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Head of Film Production Sweden to the leading film and TV studio SF Studios!
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Creative & Design


Mid level

Location: Stockholm

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Job Description

For more than 100 years, we have been a leading film and TV producer in the Nordics. We produce high-quality films and TV series and work with the best creative talent in the industry. We create worlds for people to return to. Do you want to join us on this quest, and work leading the team on projects such as Burn all my letters, Nelly Rapp and Forever? We are looking for a Head of Film Production for our Swedish production business!

Our production business covers all the key stages of the production cycle. We create films for a wide, global audience and consist of producers, scriptwriters and strategic film and TV development executives who are all experts in their respective fields. Simply, we put magic in motion.

Curious to know more about our production business? Read this interview with Jon Nohrstedt to know what it’s like working at SF Studios!

As Head of Film Production Sweden, you will lead and support our producers working with film as well as be responsible for developing a first-class film slate. More specifically, you will:

  • Be strategically responsible for the Swedish film slate, which includes
    • Leading the Film Production team in Sweden to execute and develop on a selection of broad audience films for either cinema or streamers (Approx 2-3 films per year)
    • Ensure a strong pipeline of family/children’s films consistent with SF Studios’ history (e.g. Lasse Maja, Mamma Mu, Nelly Rapp) largely for cinema (1-2 per year)
  • Maintain and create strong connections with Creatives for current and coming projects to achieve a strong film slate
  • Manage relationships with major financiers (traditional and streamers) on behalf of our films together with the EVP Production
  • Co-leadership of Production Sweden and shared P&L responsibility
  • Provide top-notch leadership, including managing the film producers on a daily basis, creating a good work environment and building a strong, dedicated and engaged high performing team
  • Personnel responsibility also includes performance and development reviews, staffing, ongoing coaching, salary reviews, etc.

This role is located in Stockholm, and you will report to our EVP Production. You will have direct management of 6-8 direct reports.

Who are we looking for?
To be successful in this role, we believe you have:

  • A strong desire to work with films for a broad public and creative capabilities to develop such projects with our producers
  • Previous experience working with film and/or TV drama production
  • Strong leadership skills
  • An understanding and interest in the economics of film production in Sweden

As a person, we believe you enjoy motivating others to jointly reach organizational goals. You are down to earth and create a positive atmosphere in your team. As one of our values is to work together as one team, we help each other out when needed! You have strong business acumen and see new ways of working as something exciting to develop and look for improvements when needed. Furthermore, we believe you like to develop new relationships at work in order to maintain a strong network of Creators.

At SF Studios, we welcome applicants from all walks of life. You will work with highly engaged people with competencies ranging from film and TV production to finance and sales. We are diverse – but the one thing we all have in common is our passion for films and TV series. If you have a passion for content, you will feel right at home!

Does this sound like a job for you? Submit your application through our website. Kindly note that applications sent through email will not be considered - thank you for applying through our website.

We will review applications ongoing. We look forward to hearing from you!

About the company

SF Studios, founded in 1919, is one of the world’s oldest film companies and the leading film studio in the Nordic region. Its business includes production and distribution of feature films and TV series and the digital services SF Anytime and SF Kids Play. SF Studios has its head office in Stockholm, Sweden and subsidiaries in Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki and London, and is part of the leading Nordic media company Bonnier AB.

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