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Macallister to replace Pedersen at All3 Int’l

Sales veteran Steve Macallister is taking on the CEO job at All3Media International. The former Zodiak Rights and BBC Worldwide sales chief (pictured) will take up the post on March 1 after current incumbent Louise Pedersen (below) moves to Playground Entertainment. Macallister left his role as chief executive of Zodiak Media’s sales division unexpectedly in […]

Channel 4’s Gardiner enters Playground

Channel 4’s commissioning editor, drama Sophie Gardiner has joined Playground Television, the TV arm of former HBO Films president Colin Callender’s prodco, Playground Entertainment. Gardiner joins Playground as creative director ahead of the launch of a London office, which former All3Media International managing director Louise Pedersen will oversee as UK MD. Gardiner was responsible for […]