MI3 : Media Industries, Infrastructures and Institutions

About the panelists

Scriptwriter Valeria Richter works internationally since 2006; she writes and consults on feature films/TV series, develops lab concepts, and specialises in pitch coaching. She has headed 60+ workshops since she co-created the renowned training outfit, TorinoFilmLab, where she developed the strategic approach Audience Design, writing a free e-book on it in 2018. She premiered the 8-part TV drama series Next of Kin (Bufo) as head writer/creator in Finland 2022. Out of Copenhagen, she runs a sustainability, inclusion, audience- and leadership focused network concept, New Nordic Narratives with Helene Granqvist.

Helene Granqvist is a Swedish prizewinning fiction and documentary producer who has worked with film and television for more than 30 years. Her films have been represented at festivals like Cannes, Toronto and Venice. Helene is president for Women in Film & Television International since 2018, consolidating the organization as a global influence. She is an internationally renowned pitch coach, a member of EFA and co-founder of a platform for sustainability and change in the film and TV landscape, New Nordic Narratives, with Valeria Richter.

Zsófia Szemerédy is co-founder of GreenEyes Production. In the last decade, she has worked for both mainstream and independent film companies in the UK (eOne, Premier PR, Picturehouse Entertainment) and has gained experience in various fields from PR, Festivals and Markets to Sales, Distribution, Exhibition and Script Development. After attending the National Film and Television School, she found her passion in combining development and sustainability and balancing these two in both her work and every day life.