SHE is one of the more prolific and frankly prescient producers in the entertainment industry. In this Future Vision, Marianne Gray, chief creative officer for Yellow Bird Film and TV US, talks up the transformative power of creative insight and her mission to bring more Scandinavian inspired English language projects to US broadcasters and streamers.
Q. You started out your career working in the US, then moved back to Sweden and now are back in the US. It’s a completely different career path than is taken by most European producers, isn’t it?
A. Well, I am Swedish but I landed in the US at the beginning of my career and started out working for Dawn Steel’s Steel Pictures at Walt Disney Studios, Baltimore Pictures at Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox’s Jacobs/Mutrux Productions. After a while, I went back to Sweden to head up the drama and film department at Jarowskij.
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