Valeria Richter

Nordic Factory Copenhagen
Scriptwriter/Agent for change

Valeria works to facilitate more empowering and sustainable film- and TV creation landscapes, so that future series makers and audiences will exist. What narrative about the world do your stories confirm or challenge? She loves sci-fi, near-fi, science and the fantastic.

Valeria Richter is based in Cph. and works internationally. She writes, develops and consults in the areas of feature film, TV series, lab/script development and pitch coaching; she regularly consults funds and industry events. She was part of creating TorinoFilmLab and the Baltic EmPOWR labs in 2008 – both still running - and was hired to manage the successful Nordic Genre Boost programme of Nordisk Film & TV Fond for 3 years. She is head writer/creator of an 8-part TV drama near-fi series, Next of Kin, that premiered on Finnish streamer Elisa Viihde Viaplay in 2022.

Valeria runs Nordic Factory Cph., developing new series and film projects and, with Helene Granqvist of Nordic Factory Sweden, they are bringing New Nordic Narratives - a project/leadership lab and event initiative focused on inclusion and sustainability – to key film- and TV industry events. Valeria holds an MA in Film & Media from Cph. University.