Executive managing director, Studiocanal TV; managing director, Tandem Productions
“I simply wanted to continue creating great stories,” Bauer says about why she resigned as exec VP of international fiction at Germany’s ProSieben and founded Tandem. The Canadian had worked at Alliance Intl. in Paris before moving to ProSieben. “I loved doing it from a network Pov — that gave me a faster position of making things happen. But I thought: ‘We believe in these stories. We’ll convince someone to join our stories.’”
That basic premise — great stories attract great partners — has remained with her for the past 20 years, whether as a partner at Tandem Communications and Tandem Productions, or now as Studiocanal TV executive managing director as well.
Testimonials for Tandem 20th anniversary reiterate at least three points: Her near unrivaled knowledge of the art of international co-production; her passion; her energy. Both producer Robert Lantos and