Speaker Biography

Rola Bauer

TitleManaging Director, Studiocanal TV
BioGolden Globe and two-time Emmy nominated producer Rola Bauer leads the television activities for STUDIOCANAL TV's production and partnership companies’ scripted formats, and co-productions in the U.S. market. In 2016 Bauer was presented with the prestigious Medaille d’Honneur for her outstanding contributions to the international television business and, in 2017, was named by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Global Television for the third consecutive year.

Bauer is responsible for strategic alliances with writing/show-running talent in the U.S.; overseeing the television division’s extensive line-up of European co-productions and all third party acquisitions such as The Last Panthers and Midnight Sun. Through her U.S./European co-production mandate, Bauer has been instrumental in shaping numerous projects, including Pinewood Television and SunnyMarch TV’s The Child in Time, produced for BBC One with MASTERPIECE; and witty new detective series Take Two from TANDEM Productions/ STUDIOCANAL and ABC Studios, recently green lit by ABC (US), RTL/VOX (Germany) and France Television (France).