Industry Insights – The EFM Podcast is presented by the European Film Market of the Berlinale. Hosted by Curator and Impact Producer Nadia Denton, it delves deep into the rapidly evolving film industry.
In this episode, guest speaker Helene Granqvist dives deep into the subject of Sustainability. Explaining the limits of our current system, she shows how discovering our impact can lead to new possibilities. In this context, she reflects on the role of leaders and collaboration, and highlights the importance of the creative industry on building a sustainable future.
Helene Granqvist is a prizewinning producer who has worked with film and television for more than 30 years, with films represented at festivals - like Cannes, Toronto and Sundance. She also works as an international pitch coach and is since 2018 the president for Women in Film & Television International. Nordic Factory produces documentaries and features with a strong narrative and a feministic approach. Nordic Factory also initiated New Nordic Narrative Labs in 2022 with the aim to inspire creators to use sustainability, inclusion and outreach as inspiring input for story development and success.
The host Nadia Denton is a film industry specialist with over a decade of experience as a Curator, Impact Producer and Author. Her focus has been on cinema of the African diaspora, she specialises in Nigerian Cinema and is author of two books The Black British Filmmakers Guide to Success and The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success: Beyond Nollywood. Nadia is also an official V&A African Heritage Tour Guide.
This podcast episode has been developed in partnership with Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event.
The Berlinale’s European Film Market is the first international film market of the year, where the film industry starts its business. Industry Insights - The EFM Podcast puts a spotlight on highly topical and trendsetting industry issues, thereby creating a compass for the forthcoming film year. The year-round podcast is produced in cooperation with Goethe-Institut and co-funded by Creative Europe MEDIA.