Apple Tree Productions is a Danish production company, which develops and makes high quality drama series for Danish, Nordic and international audiences.

Apple Tree Productions wants to work with the best talent to tell stories that stand out, that are fresh and which entertain. One of the most important tasks in achieving this, is creating the right framework for the creative process by developing, sparring and producing with a focus on both content, form and quality.

The company was founded by Lars Hermann and Piv Bernth, who is behind international successes like The Killing, The Legacy, Follow the Money, The Bridge, Liberty and Ride upon the Storm. Together with international partner ITV, Apple Tree Productions will pursue ideas small and big nationally as well as internationally.

Lars Hermann

Photo: Tine Harden
Photo: Tine Harden

M: + 45 30423600

Lars worked for Maersk for ten years before attending the National Film School of Denmark, from which he graduated as a producer in 1995. He has since then produced films and held a number of management positions in the film business including that of CEO of regional film fund FilmFyn, where he invested in Susanne Bier’s “In a Better World”, which won a Golden Globe and the Academy Award for best foreign language film in 2011. As a producer, he won the Swedish Guldbagga in 2001 for Jan Troell´s “As White as in Snow”. Before Apple Tree Productions, Lars was deputy head of drama for DR Drama. Lars is in charge of operations.