Angela Neillis

Fremantle faces the music

For years, entertainment juggernauts such as Got Talent and The X Factor have defined production and distribution giant Fremantle on the global stage, but a long-brewing factual strategy is finally taking flight. Manori Ravindran reports Since joining Fremantle six years ago, Angela Neillis, SVP of non-scripted for international, has been quietly building out a pipeline […]

Fremantle promotes international execs

Fremantle has promoted its international content execs, with new roles in place for Angela Neillis (pictured, above) and Rebecca Dundon (below). The global distributor has promoted Neillis to SVP of non-scripted content, while Dundon has been named VP of scripted content. Both execs will report into Jens Richter, CEO of Fremantle International. Based in London, […]

FremantleMedia Int’l raids BBCWW, All3Media

FremantleMedia has created two new roles in its content sales division and further restructured the US part of the division. Jennifer Barrett has been poached from BBC Worldwide and will take the newly-created position of senior VP, legal and business affairs at FremantleMedia International. She will manage the legal and business affairs team and oversee […]

Page, Neillis in FremantleMedia, Sky Vision job swap

The former head of acquisitions at Sky Vision, Angela Neillis, is joining FremantleMedia to become director of non-scripted content as current incumbent Niki Page goes the other way. Neillis left her role at Sky Vision earlier this year and now joins Fremantle’s global unit FremantleMedia International to oversee its content pipeline from in-house producers and […]

Neillis exits Sky Vision after short stint

Angela Neillis has exited Sky Vision less than three months after joining the UK distributor from BBC Worldwide to head acquisitions. The sales arm of pay TV platform BSkyB is hunting a new head of acquisitions following Neillis’s departure, which was confirmed this morning. She had joined Sky Vision in January following Sky’s acquisition and […]

Jane Millichip joins Sky Vision

Sky Vision’s recruitment drive has continued with the hire of Jane Millichip as director of sales and global brands. Millichip is in the final weeks of her current position as managing director of Zodiak Rights. Her departure from Zodiak was announced late last year. In the newly-created role at Sky Vision, the distribution arm of […]

Sky Vision hires first head of acquisitions

UK-based distributor Sky Vision has poached former BBC Worldwide commercial manager Angela Neillis and she will take the newly-created role of head of acquisitions. At Worldwide, Neillis worked with numerous factual and drama-producing indies and her appointment comes as Sky Vision, the distribution arm of News Corp.-backed pay TV platform BSkyB, seeks to add scripted […]