Executive Producer and Commissioner + Producer / Director / Reporter
Milène Larsson is an award-winning, seasoned documentary, international news and current affairs executive producer/producer/director/reporter with over a decade of experience. She has made more than 50 films in 20 countries covering issues spanning from the environment and civil rights, to LGBTQI issues, culture, travel, crime and migration, which she has reported on extensively in the British Media Awards winning documentary series Europe or Die, born out of an on-going commitment to document the efforts of those risking their lives to reach Europe and the forces tasked to keep them out. She has also investigated gender norms and women’s social status around the world for VICE’s women’s interest channel Broadly and made the first documentary about the young forces behind the global youth climate strikes with Greta Thunberg.
In her current role as VICE’s Executive Producer and Commissioner for the EMEA region, she supervises multiple video teams and productions across 16 countries.
In 2013, she was part of the core team behind VICE News - VICE's award-winning news vertical catering to a global youth audience with immersive reports from around the world. She has appeared on HBO, CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, MSNBC and Sky News, and helped produce ‘VICE’ on HBO, an Emmy nominated news-magazine show.
Milène Larsson was born in 1983 in Stockholm, Sweden. She studied English at Stockholm University and after a short stint at the nightlife magazine Nöjesguiden, and playing in bands, joined the small team that launched VICE in Scandinavia in 2004. She was the Scandinavian editor and later on the European Managing Editor of VICE Magazine in London, until she switched over to filmmaking full time. She is currently based in London and is fluent in English, Swedish and French.