In order to improve the event and make it more useful and efficient for its participants, Series Mania created an ADVISORY BOARD, composed by esteemed professionals who know the Co-production Forum and who help us by sharing their advices and their experience.

The Advisory Board members help the organisers to find the best TV Series projects in development and to expand Series Mania network in Europe.

 

AB Caroline Benjo

CAROLINE BENJO


HAUT ET COURT

FRANCE

 

Producer of the Emmy Award winner TV Drama, Les Revenants. During the 1st Series Mania Co-production Forum she signed a co-production agreement for the TV Series project Jerusalem.

In 2014, she pitched her new project Rubber Ducks at Series Mania.

AB  Peter Carlton

PETER CARLTON


WARP FILMS

UK

 

Head of Warp Films Europe, Peter produced the miniseries Southcliffe, which was awarded at Series Mania.

He produced with Haut et Court The Last Panthers for Canal+.

 

portrait Ludovica Fonda

LUDOVICA FONDA


MEDIASET

ITALY

 

Head of Drama Co-productions since April 2013 at MEDIASET, she is developing the international department of scripted production of the biggest Italian commercial broadcaster.

portrait Liselott Forsman

LISELOTT FORSMAN


YLE

FINLAND

 

Executive producer of International projects at YLE Drama, Liselott is also President of the EBU Fiction Expert Group and member of the International Emmy Academy and the Nordic Film & TV Fund Board.

 

portrait Koby Gal Raday

KOBY GAL RADAY


SENIOR ADVISOR – EXPERT

GERMANY

 

Koby Gal Raday serves as Senior Vice President International Co-Production & Documentaries at the German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland.

portrait Darius Gasiorowski

DARIUS GASIOROWSKI


SENIOR ADVISOR – EXPERT

POLAND

 

Former head of drama production department at TVN, one of the biggest commercial channels in Poland, he developed the TV project The Teach, which was selected in 2014 to be presented at Series Mania Co-Production Forum and premiered on Canal+ Poland in the fall of 2016.

 

portrait Irina Ignatiew Lemke

IRINA IGNATIEW-LEMKE


SENIOR ADVISOR – EXPERT

GERMANY

 

Former managing Director, Global Scripted Distribution at Red Arrow International, Irina worked for the most important audiovisual groups (Telepool, Tandem Communications, Lionsgate).

She’s now working on a new venture and she’s the executive producer of 100 Code and upcoming Cleverman.

portrait Ole Steen Stolberg

OLE STEEN STOLBERG


ZODIAK RIGHTS

DENMARK

 

Vice President Sales – Nordics for the international distributor Zodiak, Ole was former Sales and Acquisitions Executive at Nordic World.

He’s also member of the Danish Film Institut Film Commission and worked for C More as acquisition manager.

 

portrait  Josefine Tengblad

JOSEFINE TENGBLAD


TV4

SWEDEN

 

Head of Drama at TV4, one of the leading providers of drama in the Nordic Region. Josefine commissioned the series Modus, which was a big success nationwide as
well as internationally.

She also produced and acted in the feature film Kyss Mig.

portrait Matthieu Viala

MATTHIEU VIALA


MAKEVER

FRANCE

 

CEO at MAKEVER Group, Matthieu is one of the most active producers in France. He co-produced the series Odysseus for ARTE. and Cherif for France2.

One company of his group, Mademoiselle Films, presented in 2014 the TV Series project Haute Couture.