Vivien is the Managing Director of Studio Hamburg UK (SHUK) and responsible for implementing and executing the company’s strategy for the UK and international markets. She is leading a team that develops and produces English language content for UK and international audiences.
Vivien has spent the last 15 years working in both the public and commercial sectors of the UK film and TV industry. Her experience spans development, acquisitions, international production and distribution. Prior to Studio Hamburg UK, Vivien worked across cultural exchange, international co-production, inward investment and film export at the British Film Institute’s Film Fund. Before, she worked for both The Weinstein Company and Universal Pictures International in Acquisitions and International Productions. Vivien started her career as a trainee producer at the Boomerang Group, Cardiff.
Vivien most recently executive produced THE CLEANER Season 1 & 2 for BBC One written by and starring Greg Davies, as well as feature film POISON directed by Desiree Nosbusch, starring Tim Roth and Trine Dyrholm. SHUK has several series in commissioned development with various broadcasters.
Vivien is fluent in both English and German, a member of WFTV and a voting member of BAFTA Film & TV.