The exec takes over Hanne Palmquist who is joining Swedish broadcasting corporation SVT as commissioning editor for drama.
“During the past few years Nordic television drama, documentaries and fiction films have achieved wonderful international recognition and great audiences (…). I am thrilled to join the Fund to keep these golden times and this visibility going,” said Kemppinen.
The appointment will be effective on Nov. 1.
Launched in 1990, Nordisk Film & TV Fond aims at promoting and financially-back film and TV productions in the five Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).