Steve Macallister

Mutimer replaces Macallister at Zodiak Rights

Tim Mutimer has replaced Steve Macallister as CEO of Zodiak Media’s sales arm, Zodiak Rights. Macallister had held the top post after replacing Matthew Frank in January, but has has resigned. His former BBC Worldwide colleague Mutimer (left), who is Zodiak Rights’ head of non-scripted, has stepped up to replace him. “Having worked at Zodiak for […]

Signs of the Zodiak

In his first interview since becoming Zodiak Media’s CEO, Marc-Antoine d’Halluin outlines his plan to turn its group of worldwide production companies and studios into a unified confederation, while putting international format development at the heart of the business. Jesse Whittock reports. With an office perched at the summit of a west London business village, […]

Zodiak poaches All3Media digital boss

Zodiak Media’s sales division has poaches senior digital exec Gary Woolf from rival All3Media International. Woolf has been appointed to the newly created position of head of digital, business development and insight at Zodiak Rights. He joins from All3’s global unit, where he was senior VP, digital and business development. In this role, he had […]

Steve Macallister in as Zodiak Rights CEO, Matthew Frank exits

Former Disney and BBC Worldwide sales boss Steve Macallister has been appointed CEO of Zodiak Rights and will replace Matthew Frank who is leaving the distributor. Matthew Frank’s departure follows that of his brother, David, who left last October as Zodiak Media CEO and was replaced by Marc Antoine D’Halluin. Macallister joins Zodiak next week. […]

TBI’s 2013 in review – part three

In the third part of a review of 2013, we look at the ever changing face of the industry – is that former rival now your partner in crime in your acquisitions department? TBI runs down all the major comings and goings from the past twelve months.   SURPRISE DEPARTURES AND TOP LEVEL CHANGES David […]

BBC Worldwide expands new sales team with in-house hire

The commercial arm of UK pubcaster the BBC has appointed a new director of global sales strategy, business development and planning. The move to bring in Anna Gordon is the latest step in the wide scale restructuring at BBCWW’s sales division, the initial stage of which saw distribution chief Steve Macallister exit and Paul Dempsey […]