Former FLX alum Elin Kvist joins Yellow Bird

The executive will be VP/Creative Director at Stockholm-based scripted label from Banijay.

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Swedish scripted company Yellow Bird, part of Banijay Nordic, it is bolstering its senior management team, with Elin Kvist joining as VP/Creative Director. She will begin the position in January 2024. Kvist joins from Stockholm-based company FLX, where for three years she has held the post as Head of Drama. The label is behind numerous scripted series, feature films, non-scripted series, and commercials.

Elin Kvistcomments: “I’m incredibly excited to join Yellow Bird, which has always been a strong producer of high-quality and impactful drama in the Nordics. Whilst there is a lot happening in our industry, the company is well-positioned to continue creating powerful series and films, and to further ramp up the collaboration with the international creative community. I’m really looking forward to joining the next phase of the company’s growth and to achieve great things together with the team.”

Jakob Feeney, CEO at Yellow Bird comments: “Elin’s appointment marks the next step in Yellow Bird’s evolution. There have never been higher expectations on us as producers, both from broadcasters and audiences across platforms, to deliver scripted content with a wide reach that leaves a lasting impact. With Elin joining Yellow Bird, she brings the energy and vision to elevate our scripted slate in Sweden and internationally to the next level.”

Yellow Bird credits include a TV drama prequel to "Jo Nesbø’s" highly acclaimed, fast-paced corporate thriller "Headhunters" for CMore, a third run of crime drama "Bäckström", as well as well-known hits "Threesome" and "The Truth Will Out."