TorinoFilmLab - Training, development, Funding

Valeria Richter

Valeria Richter


Training, Production


Meeting Event Head of Studies 2020
FeatureLab audience design Tutor 2018
FeatureLab audience design Tutor 2017
Audience Design Tutor 2016
Audience Design Tutor 2015
Audience Design Tutor 2014


Creative Producer and Scriptwriter Valeria Richter works internationally and writes, develops, coaches and consults in the areas of feature film, TV series, workshop innovation, pitching and script development since 1997; she consults for various funds, festivals and film institutes in the areas of project selection, assessment, and tailored labs. She has developed several concepts, recently Nordic Genre Boost for Nordisk Film & TV Fond, POWR for Baltic Event, Engage with CTIFMF, and she works for TorinoFilmLab since 2008.

Since 2004 she works in her own companies, Pebble and Nordic Factory Copenhagen, and has co-produced features and documentaries, such as “Granny’s Dancing on the Table”, “The Feminist” (Sweden), “Cora” (Brazil), “Alien Food” (Italy). Currently she showruns a fiction TV series in collaboration with Bufo, Helsinki. In 2014, she premiered (as producer) 4 short films at Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes FF at a special event screening. One of the films, “Listen”, won Best Narrative Short 2015, Tribeca FF, was nominated as EFA Best European Short, and has won 50+ awards at over 150 festivals; it is available online via Staff Pick on Vimeo.

Valeria taught Film Adaptation at the University of Cph. and holds an MA in Film & Media Science; she has a background in distribution, festivals, and production, is a graduate producer of the Danish Super16 film-collective and since 2009, member of the European Film Academy.

company profile

Founded in 2014 by creative producer Valeria Richter, Nordic Factory Copenhagen is the production arm of her company Pebble, founded in 2004. Currently a TV-series, "Next of Kin", is in development in co-production with Bufo Oy in Helsinki, and a number of feature projects are in early development.

The company has previously produced a one-hour programme comprised of 4 short films, called Nordic Factory, which was presented at Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes 2014; one of the films, "Listen", won Best Narrative Short at Tribeca FF in 2015, was nominated for an EFA Award, and has won close to 50 awards around the world. It is available to watch on Vimeo as one of their Staff Pick Premieres from 2016. This was a co-production with Nordic Factory Sweden, with whom Nordic Factory Cph. also co-produced the live-action/claymation feature "Granny’s Dancing on the Table" (dir. Hanna Sköld / nominated to 2 Guldbagge awards in 2016).