Piv Bernth

CEO & Executive producer, Apple Tree Productions

Piv Bernth is behind some of the biggest Danish TV series successes in the past 15 years. She has worked as a producer at DR and produced the Emmy award winning series, Nikolaj and Julie, and the internationally acclaimed The Killing (Forbrydelsen), season 1-3.

Piv was Executive Producer of The Bridge (Broen), 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 (Arvingerne), Follow The Money (Bedrag), Ride Upon The Storm (Herrens veje), and Liberty.

Piv has a background as stage director, and she started her TV career in 1986 as a director at DR.

In 2017, she formed Apple Tree Production together with Lars Hermann, and the company is now a part of ITVS in UK.

Piv has received international recognition – an Emmy for Nikolaj and Julie, the Golden Nymph as Best European Producer for The Killing II, BAFTA for The Killing I, three Emmy nominations for The Killing I and II. Alongside numerous Danish awards.

At THIS 2022, Piv will be a part of our Blackwater session and give insights into the possibilites of collaborating across state lines when producing TV.

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