Marika Makaroff is an awarded content creator and Creative Director from Finland. She is the CEO and founder of Gutsy Animations.Marika has worked over 20 years in media, mainly in executive roles – She has been the Creative Director in Fremantle Media and Filmlance International and the CEO in Fremantle Media Finland and Friday TV.
She has also produced drama and sold content to over 70 countries.
Marika is currently working as Creative Director and Executive Producer for innovative new animated television series, Moominvalley. Based on the beloved Moomin books and comic strips by Finnish author and illustrator Tove Jansson, the series will be produced and distributed by Gutsy Animations and directed by Steve Box, who won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film in 2006 for Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Moominvalley will premiere in spring of 2019. Marika will take part in the Nordic Animation Forum Saturday evening at Litteraturhuset.