Floris Bauer

Co-Founder and President
Gunpowder & Sky

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Floris Bauer is Co-Founder and President of Gunpowder & Sky, an independent studio that develops and produces award-winning film, television, audio and virtual reality projects. Since launching Gunpowder & Sky together with Van Toffler in 2016, the studio has released more than 60 feature films and series in theaters and on leading services such as Apple, HBO, Netflix, MTV, Hulu, Sky, Showtime, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube, Audible, and Discovery.

Projects include Sheryl, The Notorious B.I.G. Sky’s The Limit: A VR Concert Experience, 69: The Saga of Danny Hernandez,  Lil Peep - Everybody’s Everything, Heist 88, 50 States of Fright, The Little HoursI Wanna Rock: The ‘80s Metal DreamSometimes When We Touch, Last Exit: SpaceCall Me Miss Cleo, Gaming Wall Street, Hearts Beat Loud, Her Smell, and original audio productions “DUST”, “Lighters in the Sky”, “Words + Music'. In addition, Bauer launched the preeminent sci-fi and horror media brands, DUST and ALTER, two FAST channels, and currently sits on the board of Gen Z media brand, CUT.

Prior to founding Gunpowder & Sky, Bauer served on Endemol Group’s management team and international board, a global leader in entertainment (Peaky Blinders, Black Mirror, Mr. Bean, Big Brother, Master Chef, Deal or No Deal, Fear Factor, Wipeout, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition). During his time at Endemol, he was responsible for the company’s global expansion, successfully launching and acquiring numerous businesses in more than 15 countries across TV/film production, content distribution, FTA/Pay TV channels, digital video and gaming.

Prior to that, Bauer served as a lawyer and worked in private equity.

Bauer, a Dutch native, has also resided in Spain and the United Kingdom prior to moving to the United States.


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