ROLA BAUER

ROLA BAUER

Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated producer, Rola Bauer, began her career in the entertainment industry working on film sets as an assistant director of feature films and television productions.  Bauer now owns and runs, together with her three partners, TANDEM COMMUNICATIONS, a vertically-integrated, television production and worldwide distribution company, based in Munich, Germany.  



Bauer has accrued over 25 years of experience in the fields of production, sales, and marketing. Prior to founding TANDEM in 1999, Bauer was hired in 1996 by ProSieben, one of Germany’s first-tier broadcasters, to become Executive Vice President of International Fiction. At ProSieben she was responsible for setting up a new division in international theatrical and television co-productions, as well as running the departments of international series, animation and documentary.  Collectively these areas comprised approximately two thirds of the network's slots.   



Before joining ProSieben, Bauer was the Paris-based President of Alliance International Television. In this position she was responsible for international co-productions, sales and marketing worldwide of Alliance's growing slate of television productions. In her previous position as Vice President of Television Sales for Alliance International, she played a key role in the launching and building of this subsidiary.  



Bauer holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours degree in film and television from York University Toronto, Canada.