Elisabeth Victoria Poulsen

Elisabeth - AppleTree Productions.

M: +45 22 94 94 71

In 2001 Elisabeth started her career at Zentropa Film assisting Producer Ib Tardini on two Dogme films and Per Fly’s trilogy. From 2005-2007 she worked at Cosmo Film assisting on 3 seasons of ‘Anna Pihl’.

Since graduating from the National Danish Film School in 2011 Elisabeth has been line producing and producing feature films and one TV series in teams with other producers both high-end and low-budget projects. ‘Heavy Heads’ (a short) was competing at the BERLINALE in 2011.

From 2011-2013 Elisabeth worked at Fridthjof Film producing ‘Over the edge’ (feature), ‘All for Two’ (feature), ‘Somersault Factory’ (feature) and ‘Heartless’ (TV series). From 2013-2015 Elisabeth worked at Miso Film producing ‘Iqbal & The Secret Recipe’ (feature). From 2016-2018 she lived in Melbourne, Australia, where she worked on ‘Undertow’ (feature) and taught the students at AFTRS in Sydney and VCA in Melbourne.

Dorthe Riis Lauridsen

Photo: Tine Harden
Photo: Tine Harden

M: +45 20333432

Dorthe Riis has worked with fiction for more than ten years. Before joining Apple Tree Productions she worked as a producer at DR Drama, where she developed and produced drama content in all genres for different platforms such as TV, podcast and web. Dorthe has among others produced the popular christmas comedy show ‘Rytteriets jul’ and the successful children series ‘The Girl with the Yellow Helmet’. Dorthe is educated as a dramaturg from the University of Aarhus.

Piv Bernth
CEO, Creative & executive producer

Photo: Tine Harden
Photo: Tine Harden

M: + 45 21728824

Piv is behind some of the biggest Danish TV series successes in the past 15 years. She worked as a producer at DR and produced the iEmmy award winning series, Nikolaj and Julie, and the internationally acclaimed The Killing, season I-III.
Piv was Executive Producer of The Bridge, producer by Nimbus Film for DR, and 1864 produced by Miso Film for DR.
In 2012 Piv was appointed Head of Drama and commissioned Borgen, The Legacy, Follow The Money, Ride Upon The Storm and Liberty.
Piv has a background a stage director and she started har tv career in 1986 a director at DR.
Piv has received international recognition – an iEmmy for Nikolaj and Julie, the Golden Nymph as Best European Producer for The Killing II, BAFTA for The Killing I, three iEmmy nominations for The Killing I and II. And numerous Danish awards.

Lars Hermann

Photo: Tine Harden
Photo: Tine Harden

M: + 45 30423600

Lars worked for Maersk for ten years before attending the National Film School of Denmark, from which he graduated as a producer in 1995. He has since then produced films and held a number of management positions in the film business including that of CEO of regional film fund FilmFyn, where he invested in Susanne Bier’s “In a Better World”, which won a Golden Globe and the Academy Award for best foreign language film in 2011. As a producer, he won the Swedish Guldbagga in 2001 for Jan Troell´s “As White as in Snow”. Before Apple Tree Productions, Lars was deputy head of drama for DR Drama. Lars is in charge of operations.