Guldbagge awarded producer Maria Dahlin new head of Art & Bob Film & Drama

Guldbagge awarded producer Maria Dahlin new head of Art & Bob Film & Drama

 

press release
20190618

Executive producer Maria Dahlin is the new head of Art & Bob Film & Drama. Maria has more than 15 years’ experience in the film industry and has, among other things, produced Becoming Astrid (Unga Astrid), the acclaimed film adaptation about Astrid Lindgren with Alba August in the lead role – nominated for Guldbagge awards (the official annual Swedish film awards) in six categories – and The Giant (Jätten), which received a Guldbagge award for Best Film, and was executive producer for Guldbagge-nominated The Hundred-Year-Old Man who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared, which won the Guldbagge audience prize, and four-times Guldbagge-awarded Call girl.

“It will be great fun to work with Film & Drama at Art & Bob,” Maria Dahlin says. “Everyone in that department is very competent and driven. Art & Bob is a company that manages to combine business with a positive outlook, flexibility and being a fast-paced company that adapts to the industry.”

Film & Drama at Art & Bob consists of executive producer Anette Brantin, producers Veronika Öhnedal and Rebecka Hamberger as well as development producers Mikael Syrén and Frida Hallberg. Maria Dahlin will report to Art & Bob’s CEO Jan Blomgren.

“We are reorganising to adapt to what our projects and the market demand,” Jan Blomgren says. “With Maria we’ll get the specialist skills we need to increase our production of drama series and feature films. “Further changes within the Film & Drama department are that Anette Brantin takes on overall responsibility for our ongoing drama and comedy series that will be produced over several seasons. As CEO, I will focus more on purchasing and packaging of major rights and development in all areas of our business.”

About Art & Bob
Art & Bob is an independent production company founded in 2015 by the merger of Art89 Television and Bob Film Sweden. The company develops and produces film, TV and branded content. Since autumn 2018, Co_made Stockholm is a co-owner of the company.

For more information, please contact:

Jan Blomgren
CEO Art & Bob
070-557 88 39
jan.blomgren@artbob.se

 
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