Linda Saetre: A native of Norway, Linda Sætre is Founder of the New York based Saetre Corp, an international and multilingual media consulting firm. Saetre consults with and for high-end clients in the US, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

Saetre also serves as VP of Bonne Pioche International, the development and sales arm of production company Bonne Pioche, of the Oscar-winning documentary MARCH OF THE PENGUINS, which grossed over $126 million worldwide and the upcoming Fox and the Child  (Picturehouse). She and her staff are responsible for co-production and marketing and work tightly with the Hollywood studios and agencies as well as BBC, Channel Four, HBO, Sundance Channel, National Geographic and ABC. The Discovery Channel premiered the HD feature Paris 2010: The Great Flood, of which she is the Executive Producer, which is presented alongside other projects at

Saetre graduated from New York’s The New School for Social Research MEDIA Graduate Program in 1998. She also studied in Norway, Spain, France and England. After graduating, Saetre went on to work for independent film company Fox Lorber, producer Jim Stark (Factotum starring Matt Dillon, Down by Law, Coffee and Cigarettes) and Wellspring Media with five years as Executive Director of Sales and Co-Production.  At Wellspring she spearheaded international acquisitions, sales and production of films and documentaries including Jonathan Caouette’s Tarnation and The Beauty Academy of Kabul, which she executive produced and sold in Cannes. 

She is a contributing writer to New York Times best selling authors Dave Eggers’ and Vendela Vida’s literary magazine The Believer and is fluent in Spanish, French, English, German and all Scandinavian languages. Saetre lives between New York – Paris – Oslo and her staff speaks Chinese, Arabic, Italian and Portugese.

Clients: BBC, HBO, MTV, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, RAI, Canal+, as well as all the leading film distributors and studios (Fox Searchlight, Warner, SONY, Disney etc). Saetre attends every major film and TV market.

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