Eric Pack


Gaumont hires MarVista sales chief

Narcos producer Gaumont Television has hired MarVista Entertainment’s long-serving sales chief, Vanessa Shapiro, as president of worldwide distribution. Shapiro (pictured) will split her time between LA and Paris, and report to Gaumont vice CEO Christophe Riandee. She will also work closely with Gaumont’s US president, Gene Stein; Gaumont Animation president Nicolas Atlan; and senor VP, […]

Gaumont hires sales veteran for London role

French studio Gaumont has hired former Cineflix Rights acquisitions chief Nikki Andrews as vice president, distribution. In the newly-created role, Andrews will sell Gaumont’s kids content in North America and western Europe, and sell the wider Gaumont Television line-up of shows into the Benelux region. Gaumont’s kids titles include Calimero (pictured) and Belle and Sebastian and […]