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Banijay launches international distrib arm

Paris-based entertainment group Banijay has launched a new global distribution arm, Banijay International.
March 17, 2010

Paris-based entertainment group Banijay has launched a new global distribution arm, Banijay International. The new distribution group is to be headed by current international director of Nordisk Film TV World and former TV3 Denmark head of programming Karoline Spodsberg. It will distribute all formats and finished entertainment produced by Banijay Entertainment companies as well as absorb the activities of Copenhagen-based distrib Nordisk Film TV World, part of the Banijay group. Banijay International will be based out of Copenhagen and Paris, and will be staffed by current members of Nordisk Film TV World and Banijay Entertainment’s distribution teams.

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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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