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Marika Makaroff

Gutsy Animations

Chief Creative Officer and Founder

Marika Makaroff

Marika Makaroff is an award-winning content creator, producer and creative director hailing from Finland. In 2016, she founded joint Finnish/UK production house Gutsy Animations, believing the world needs kind, clever, meaningful and gutsy content. She is also the Creative Director and Executive Producer for the company’s Emmy Award-nominated and internationally renowned series ‘Moominvalley’.

Marika has worked in media for over 20 years, with past roles including Creative Director at Fremantle Media and Filmlance International, and CEO at Fremantle Media Finland and Friday TV.