Irina Ignatiew

Red Arrow recruits scripted buyer

Red Arrow International has recruited Amelie von Kienlin as VP, scripted acquisitions. Kienlin will oversee all drama acquisitions at production and distribution group Red Arrow, reporting to Irina Ignatiew, co-managing director, Red Arrow International. Her previous experience includes stints as head of coproduction at France-based Wild Bunch and head of acquisitions at Telepool. Ignatiew, who succeeded […]

Red Arrow bags ‘new Lilyhammer’ rights

Red Arrow International has snagged international rights to Samurai Security, a Norwegian comedy series from Rubicon, the producers of Lilyhammer. Red Arrow also sells Netflix series Lilyhammer and will now take the new Rubicon series to market. The new show was penned by Lilyhammer writer Anne Bjørnstad and features several of the same cast. Samurai […]

Red Arrow ups Axel Boehm

Red Arrow International has upped Axel Boehm to senior VP, sales, Europe. He takes his new role at the Germany-based distributor immediately. Boehm joined Red Arrow in 2005 and was previously senior VP, sales CEE, Spain and Italy, as well as head of drama acquisitions. The appointment follows a reshuffle at the company in the […]

Ignatiew, Pabst succeed Richter at Red Arrow International

Irina Ignatiew and Henrik Pabst have been named co-managing directors of distributor Red Arrow International to succeed Jens Richter. The pair will take over in December, when Richter moves to become CEO of FremantleMedia International. Ignatiew will oversee scripted programming, and Pabst will lead format and factual distribution. Both were co-deputy managing directors at Red […]

Red Arrow ups distribution execs

Red Arrow International has promoted Irina Ignatiew and Henrik Pabst (pictured). Ignatiew has been upped from senior sales VP for French and German-speaking territories to deputy managing director, global scripted distribution. Pabst has been elevated from of senior sales VP for the UK, Scandinavia and Benelux to deputy managing director global format and factual distribution. […]