Bildtext: Christian Wikander-programchef SVT Drama Foto:Carl-Johan Söder/SVT

Cinema Scandinavia spoke to the head of SVT drama, Christian Wikander, on the process between deciding on a series to produce and the international success behind some of SVT’s productions.

The core to any production is the story. In order to put together a story we of course need a premise, a theme, something about the location and something about the characters and then a short description of what happens. We are talking about in total maybe 3-10 pages about the story. Once we have received that we assess whether or not this is something . . .


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Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.