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Shine launching in France

Shine Group has announced it will open a division in France which will be headed-up by former Endemol exec Thierry Lachkar. The new division is due to open in July. The move for the UK-based company follows the recent acquisition of Metronome Film & Television as well as the opening of divisions of Shine in Germany and Australia. Prior to joining Shine, Lachkar was chairman of Mark Burnett Productions France and was a senior executive at Endemol France.
June 8, 2009

Shine Group has announced it will open a division in France which will be headed-up by former Endemol exec Thierry Lachkar. The new division is due to open in July. The move for the UK-based company follows the recent acquisition of Metronome Film & Television as well as the opening of divisions of Shine in Germany and Australia. Prior to joining Shine, Lachkar was chairman of Mark Burnett Productions France and was a senior executive at Endemol France.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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