The Erich Pommer Institut scholarship for the very first edition of the executive master’s degree program European Film Business and Law LL.M. | MBA goes to Heather Millard. She is an Iceland-based producer and co-founder of Compass Films. Heather Millard has produced a variety of international award-winning documentaries, feature films and television series, among them are OF GOOD REPORT (TIFF 2013), YARN (SXSW 2017) and SUMMERLIGHT... AND THEN COMES THE NIGHT (2022). She has been working in the film & television industry in the UK since 2005 and relocated to Iceland in 2009 where she continues to produce international content. Heather Millard is a member of the European Film Academy and was awarded Iceland's Producer on the Move at Cannes in 2015. With a degree in Media Studies from the University of Sussex, she is now pursuing an MBA in the executive master's program.
Heather Millard: “I am very happy about the scholarship of the Erich Pommer Institut in the 1st edition of the new master's program European Film Business and Law LL.M. | MBA. The support of the scholarship gives me the opportunity to further my education as an entrepreneur and producer in Iceland and to acquire the important business and legal knowledge for the European market of the future. I am looking forward to the program and the exchange with my fellow students.” Congratulations to Heather Millard for being the first scholarship recipient!
The scholarship has been awarded during the first on-site study week in Potsdam Babelsberg. During the week, the participants had the opportunity to get to know their fellow students and lecturers in person, network and also explore the media city of Babelsberg on a guided tour.
The master's program European Film Business and Law LL.M. | MBA is an international program for executives from the audiovisual industry. It is a project by the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, the University of Potsdam and the Erich Pommer Institut.
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