Online programme sales platform Vuulr has appointed producer Ben Lock to oversee global partnerships.
Lock becomes head of enterprise technology & strategic partnerships, with a remit to build relationships with studios, major distributors, film markets, national film boards and strategic partnerships.
He has worked on an array of film and TV titles, including Aquaman, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Ready Player One, as well as working on shows from Lucasfilm Animation, Industrial Light & Magic and Aardman Studios.
Lock starts his new role with immediate effect and reports directly to Ian McKee, Vuulr founder and CEO .
“Ben’s experience is a great blend of technology and film production at the highest level and comes at a perfect time as we continue to expand, as well as look to transform distribution and acquisition within the international content industry,” said McKee.
Vuulr launched in 2019 and offers more than 80,000 hours of film and TV content from producers and distributors including Sony, Legendary Television, Televisa, Viacom 18 and Caracol.
The company recently appointed former Disney acquisition exec Avanthi Ram to the new role of marketplace success lead, as revealed by TBI.