Kateryna Vyshnevska

Kateryna Vyshnevska

Head of Development and Co-Productions, Producer, FILM.UA Group

Kateryna is a producer and international development exec responsible for international development efforts of Ukraine’s leading TV and film studio – FILM.UA Group (www.film.ua). Kateryna evaluates, develops and executive produces scripted content across all genres (ranging from original content to local adaptations of successful scripted formats) and oversees international development and co-production partnerships. Kateryna has projects in development or production with partners in France, Italy, Iceland, Israel and Canada.

Kateryna is one of Ukraine’s only 2 members of International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmys). She has served as a juror for multiple international drama awards incl. International Emmy and Rockie Awards and on the board of NATPE Budapest Advisory Committee. Kateryna is a regular guest speaker at key industry events (Series Mania, Content London, Black Nights Film Festival, MIA, etc.)

Kateryna has been instrumental to the global success of The Sniffer (the first Ukrainian drama picked up by Netflix and Amazon Prime and adapted internationally) and in bringing to Ukraine and Russia successful international drama formats like Step Dave (All3Media International) and The Red Band Society (Filmax).

Recent credits:

Koza Nostra (2021) – feature film. Genre: gangster. Co-produced with Pepito Produzioni (Italy) for RAI Cinema. Official selection of MIA (Italy) pitch. Wide theatrical release in Italy – May 2022 and Ukraine – fall 2022.

Teaser:  https://youtu.be/rMyVxvQgM6o

Hide and Seek (2020) – Ukraine’s first noir drama.

Official selection of MIPDrama Buyers Summit (France), Serie Series (France), Seriencamp (Germany), Serial Killer (Czech Republic), Göteborg Film Festival (Sweden), TV Beats at Black Nights Film Festival (Estonia), etc.

International distributor: ZDF Studios.

Trailer:  https://www.zdf-studios.com/en/program-catalog/international/drama/series/crime-suspense/hide-and-seek

In development:

Nest of Snakes (2022-23) – crime drama. Official selection of MIA TV Drama Pitch 2021. In co-production with APC Studios (France).