Connie Hodson


Fox launches content sales group

Fox International Channels is bringing together its sales divisions to create a new umbrella distribution group, drafting in ex-Sky Vision exec Connie Hodson as part of a new look team. The new division, Fox International Channels Content Sales, will now oversee distribution of all series and specials from FIC’s channel brands under the leadership of executive VP, global […]

Roughcut cuts Sky channels development deal

UK indie producer Roughcut TV has agreed a programming deal with Sky whereby it will develop shows for the UK pay TV operator, which will sell them through its distribution arm Sky Vision. The co-development and distribution deal will see the Ash Atalla-owned producer develop ideas with international appeal for Sky 1 and Sky Living. […]

Sky Vision signs back2back development deal

BSkyB-owned Sky Vision has scored an exclusive co-development partnership with UK indie back2back Productions. The pair will work together to co-develop factual programming with international appeal, which Sky Vision will sell on the global market. Sky Vision already handles international distribution for back2back programming for BSkyB-owned channel Sky Arts such as Ignition: Memory Palace, which […]

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 […]

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 […]