Advisory Board Members
Co-Founder and President
Gunpowder & Sky
Floris Bauer is Co-Founder and President of Gunpowder & Sky (G&S), a global studio dedicated to creating and distributing the most engaging, innovative and narrative-driven video content independent of form, genre or platform. Prior to starting G&S, Bauer was Senior Advisor at Otter Media, where he came on board to accelerate Otter’s push into premium digital-first content, and led their strategy for launching G&S.
Before that, he spent more than nine years at Endemol Group, a global leader in entertainment with operations in over 30 countries. Most recently, as part of Endemol’s global management team and international board, he held the position of Global Head of Corporate Development & Strategy. Based in London he was responsible for overseeing Endemol’s strategy, M&A and business development activities across divisions, including TV production and distribution, brand exploitation, gaming and digital video.
During his tenure at Endemol, Bauer led many of the company’s strategic initiatives. Most recently he was responsible for the company’s expansion into Israel, and one of the initiators of Endemol Beyond, a global network of premium digital channels.
Bauer currently sits on the Board of Cut, a leading digital video studio, Supergravity Pictures, a next generation film studio, as well as on the Advisory Board of White Rabbit Films, an award-winning Film/TV production company based in London. Floris received his Masters degree in Law from Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands), and lived in the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom before moving to the United States.