Andrea Gorfolova


Gorfolova joins Sonar after Tricon deal

Andrea Gorfolova is joining LA’s Sonar Entertainment after the prodco completed its acquisition of Tricon Films & Television’s programming library. Tricon founder Gorfolova has been finding a home for the programming library after the LA- and Toronto-based firm she founded went into administration in December 2016. Sonar has bought about 1,500 hours. She and other […]

Brexit strategies

The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union is one of the most seismic changes for international television in living memory. Jesse Whittock asks what it means for the industry. The UK has always been a leader in international production and distribution. It is credited, among other things, with helping to develop and fine-tune […]

Rutherford exits Tricon

Jon Rutherford is to leave Canada-based Tricon Films & Television, triggering a restructure that that sees Karthiga Ratnasabapathy promoted. Rutherford (pictured) has been with Tricon since April 2010, and has since risen to the rank of executive VP, distribution and business development. There was no word on the former Portfolio Entertainment executive’s next move after […]

Tricon poaches eOne exec for factual hire

Producer-distributor Tricon Films & Television has hired Jeffrey Hevert from fellow Canadian-based firm Entertainment One. Hevert will take on the new role of VP, US factual development and be based at Tricon’s LA office. He will report to Tricon president Andrea Gorfolova. He joins from eOne, where he was VP, US alternative development and current […]

Canada’s turn to shine

Canada is a top originator of English-language scripted and factual content. Ever savvier of the international market, the country’s producers and distributors are more aggressively seeking out US partnerships as a springboard to the rest of the world, reports Mark Dillon. One reason Canadian producers need a global outlook is a challenging broadcast landscape at […]