Film i Väst has appointed Peter Possne as its head of production.

Peter possne

Source: Film i Vast

Peter Possne

He will start his new post at the leading regional film fund in Scandinavia as of Jan 1, 2018.

Peter Possne is a veteran of the Swedish and international film industry and has produced, co-produced and distributed more than 100 films and TV dramas over the last 30 years. He is the former founder of Sonet Film, which produced the Oscar-nominated As It Is In Heaven.

Film i Väst’s CEO Mikael Fellenius said: “Film i Väst has had a long relationship with Peter Possne, who knows the business well and is committed to the company’s mission and goals. With him, we will have a strong leader with great knowledge and experience in the film and television industry.”

Possne added: “It is with great enthusiasm and a high level of ambition, I look forward to the role as new head of production. To continue building Film i Väst’s unprecedented success is an exciting challenge.”

Tomas Eskilsson, who has been acting head of production, continues at Film I Vast as strategy director.

Film I Vast, based in Trollhatten, Sweden, has co-produced or invested in 2017 festival hits including The Square, Tom Of Finland, Borg McEnroe, The Wife and Thelma.