Just For Laughs

Muse hires Just For Laughs vet

Canada’s Muse Entertainment Enterprises has hired Shawn Rosengarten, a Just For Laughs veteran, to lead its international sales. Rosengarten was formerly comedy distributor JFL’s director of sales, and will now be VP of distribution at Muse Distribution International. While at JFL, he is credited with selling more than 100,000 hours of content and brokering productions […]

Temple Street makes hire for digital studio Boat Rocker

Canadian indie Temple Street Productions has hired Carlos Pachero as its director of partnerships at Boat Rocker Studios, its recently launched digital division. Pachero joins from  where he was digital director, running a fourteen-strong suite of YouTube channels. Based in Toronto, he will report in to Michel Pratte, VP of Temple Street Media Ventures. Temple […]

MIPTV News: Ex-JFL exec behind Novovision Canada

Former Just For Laughs sales chief Nathalie Bourdon has hooked up with Novovision president François-Xavier Poirier to launch a new joint venture in Canada. The two non-verbal comedy specialists are launching Novovision Canada at MIPTV, where it will be sharing a stand with Poirier’s Paris-based Novovision. Besides Canadian comedy firm JFL, Bourdon was also president […]