Producer Team Bios

Valeria RICHTER
Founder, producer & CEO
pebble Nordic Factory/DK

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Valeria Richter is one of the two main producers for Nordic Factory. She is Head of Studies at TorinoFilmLab, an international training organisation, since 2008, the year where she also started as tutor/coordinator for the first POWR-workshop for Nordic and Baltic scriptwriters at the Baltic Event/Tallinn. Valeria teaches film adaptation at the University of Copenhagen since 2013 and works internationally in her own company as script consultant, development producer and tutor/lecturer (i.e. script development/crossmedia/pitching). Her main focus is development, and she continually develops her own projects and creates new workshop formats. Valeria has a large international network and extensive experience in developing innovative collaborations and heading new projects. Pebble aims to spread rings of good ideas and share passion for storytelling internationally. She has an MA in Film & Media and is a member of the European Film Academy since 2009.

Helene GRANQVIST
Founder, producer & CEO
DoDream/SE

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Helene Granqvist is one of the two main producers for Nordic Factory. After graduating from The Royal Theatre School in Copenhagen in 1988 Helene Granqvist spent a decade working as a set designer for film, theatre and national television. In 1999 she started realizing her vision of an alternative, interactive and Internet based TV-channel. This was the first step towards building Good World Film & Post Production and her starting point as a producer. Helene is innovative as a person and talented as a networker with connections within various Scandinavian and international cultural spheres. She is devoted and engaged in developing talents, social innovation, sustainable development and in developing alternative economies. As a producer and director she always seeks the true motivational forces; the spirit and the joy. She’s been the main producer for prize winning transmedia project Granny’s Dancing on the Table. In 2011 she started her new company DoDream where the goal is to match-make good ideas with good resources.

Dominique WELINSKI
Founder, producer & CEO
DW/FR

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In February 2012, after more than 20 years in the distribution field, Dominique set up DW, a consulting company. Since the Summer of 2012, she’s been setting up the Factory concept, which started with the Taïpei Factory in 2013, for which she was associate producer. The Factory will travel all around the world over the coming years. Since 2012, she’s been working as a consultant for international strategy and development for worldwide production companies, Cannes Film Festival and French institutions. Nevertheless, she keeps a foot in distribution with Urban Distribution for acquisitions and programming. She’s developing her 1st feature film as a producer at House on Fire productions. Oblivion Verses by Alireza Khatami (1st feature by a young Iranian director) and is also associate producer for Burning Birds by Sanjeewa Pushkakumara with Neon Productions (2nd feature, Sri Lanka).

Nynne Marie Selin Eidnes
Founder, producer & CEO
First Lady Film/DK

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Nynne Selin Eidnes comes from a long background of filmmaking. She entered the Danish film Industry in 1995, where she started in PR. She then moved on to working as an AD, and worked on commercials, features and tv-series. She has worked in all fields of production, as an editor, post producer and technical director before moving on to line producing and producing.She is one of the founders of the independent film school in Denmark: Super16.In 2012 she started FIRST LADY FILM, a Copenhagen based Production Company that focuses on fantastic films for a young audience. She is a member of EDN and an EAVE 2011 graduate. In 2010, Super16 received an honorary Bodil for its contribution to the Danish film industry