Nick Rees

Passion’s Rees appointed COO of Tinopolis Factual

Nick Rees has been promoted to chief operating officer of factual and distribution at Welsh-based mega indie Tinopolis. Currently serving as managing director of Passion Distribution, Rees’ newly created role will see him handle all commercial aspects of the business, maximising the indies’ IP and enhancing collaboration between production and distribution across the group. Prior […]

Ex-Banijay sales boss to lead Passion

Former Banijay Group sales boss Emmanuelle Namiech has been named CEO of Passion Distribution. Multiple sources had indicated ex-Banijay International managing director Namiech would be named in the post, and Tinopolis-owned Passion has now confirmed the news. Namiech exited Banijay Group as it completed its merger with Zodiak Media, with the latter’s head of sales, […]

News brief: Passion invests in TiFiNi first-look

UK-based Passion Distribution has scored a first-look deal with Cardiff’s TiFiNi. Passion will represent shows from the factual-focused three-year-old indie following the agreement. TiFiNi is best known for Channel 4’s documentary Finding Mum and Dad. A Channel 4 doc currently in production will be among programming from the deal debuting at MIPTV in April. “This […]