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Executive Producer Jonas Baur joins Bavaria Fiction

Thu, 8. Sep 2022
Foto: Moritz Brucker

Munich - As announced by Bavaria Fiction today, Jonas Baur will work as an executive producer for the company at its Munich and Berlin offices from October 1st. Baur's remit includes the development and production of serial formats. Jonas Baur reports to Marcus Ammon, Managing Director Content.

Jonas Baur, Executive Producer, Bavaria Fiction: "The development and production of long-running series are among the most difficult and at the same time most fulfilling tasks in fictional storytelling. That hasn't changed in the 25 years I've been doing this job. And it remains exciting, because new market participants and ever conditions make us constantly rethink narrative and production methods and find new ways of working. I appreciate Marcus Ammon’s trust in me and I am excited about my new role."

Marcus Ammon, Managing Director Content, Bavaria Fiction: "I am extremely pleased to welcome Jonas Baur to our team of executive producers. Jonas has a proven track record in the development and production of dailies and series – an area we will continue to expand. In addition to his high professional qualifications, I have come to know and appreciate Jonas' social skills – a team player who is a valuable asset to Bavaria Fiction."

Jonas Baur comes to Bavaria Fiction from ITV Studios, where he most recently produced the TV movie "Die Tänzerin und der Gangster" for Sat.1. Prior to that, he held various positions at UFA Serial Drama for more than 20 years, including executive producer of "Spotlight" and "Sterne für Berlin" as well as producer of "Verbotene Liebe" and the telenovela "Verliebt in Berlin", the first season of which he also co-developed. He was also a founding member of the UFA Green Team for Sustainable Producing in 2014. Jonas Baur studied law with a focus on media law at the University of Bonn and the Free University of Berlin.