This Texas-born producer and director – who’s been based in London for the last 40-plus years – wants more broadcasters to experiment, to open their minds to independent directors and to projects from around the world.
“There aren’t any original ideas,” according to Ben, who has run prestigious film schools for nearly 20 years. “Most people never start work because they’re looking for a good idea. But what’s important is to have a different idea every morning.”
Markus Sterky is definitely Scandinavian and he has spent decades wrestling the chaos, drama and sheer madness of life into successful and well-organized television content.
That pretty much sums up the philosophy of Ole Hedemann, the man who helped develop some of the best television content in Norway, and who now teaches it at Norway’s TV School.