Bringing years of marketing, business affairs and development experience with him, Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated producer, Tim Halkin, joined Rola Bauer as a Partner in TANDEM COMMUNICATIONS in November 1999.    

Prior to TANDEM, Halkin worked for the German television network, ProSieben. First hired as Managing Director for their video arm, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of the International Fiction division in January 1998. In this position, he played a key role in setting up businesses in international theatrical co-productions, ran the Animation Department and was Deputy for the entire division.   

Prior to his work in television, Halkin headed up marketing for Buena Vista Home Entertainment Germany - a company he helped set up. During his 7-year tenure at Buena Vista, he set up operations in both Switzerland and Austria.   

New York born, Halkin came to Germany in 1983 and studied at the Ludwig-Maximillians University in Munich prior to taking over all marketing activities for Walt Disney at one of their licensees, EuroVideo.   

In America, he studied at Fordham University in New York and worked in the area of theatre stage and production management for renowned theatre institutions such as Ellen Stuart's La Mama and the Chelsea Theatre Center prior to working in marketing for the Metropolitan Opera, where he set up and run a direct marketing department.