About us

Filmlance International was founded in 1988 and has grown into one of Scandinavia’s leading production companies. Over the past thirty years Filmlance has produced several critically acclaimed drama series and feature films for cinema, TV and streaming.  

An example of producing high quality drama for a wide Nordic and international audience is the international success Bron, sold to over 180 countries. Other productions include the Swedish streaming hit Caliphate, Beck, The Sandhamn Murder, Top Dog by Jens Lapidus and Beartown by Fredrik Backman. This year we have upcoming productions such as a remake of the 90’s cult film Vinterviken 2021, based on the book by Mats Wahl and the feature film Eva & Adam.

Filmlance produces for several major distributors such as Sweden’s Television, TV4, Netflix and HBO.

Filmlance has with over thirty years in the business involved many of Sweden’s leading producers, directors, and screenwriters and has currently 29 full time employees.

Filmlance is part of Banijay and is based in Frihamnen, Stockholm.

In July 2020 Endemol Shine Group was acquired by Banijay, creating the world’s largest international content producer and distributor spanning 22 territories with over 120 production companies and a multi-genre catalogue boasting over 88,000 hours of original standout programming.