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4Rights expands development team

Channel 4's rights exploitation arm, 4Rights, has announced two key appointments to the development team.
April 7, 2010

Channel 4′s rights exploitation arm, 4Rights, has announced two key appointments to the development team. Dominic Schreiber fills the newly created role of rights development manager and Ashley Smith will become project manager, rights development. Both will report to Mike Morris, managing director of 4Rights. Schreiber was most recently VP, press & publicity for BBC Worldwide Channels. In his role at 4Rights he will work closely with indie producers and rights holders to help finance and develop new and existing properties for Channel 4. 4Rights will then look to manage and exploit these properties through 4DVD, live events, books, publishing and UK secondary sales. Schreiber will also look to build co-financing and development partnerships with U.S. networks and producers, as well as relationships with ad agencies and brands. Smith was most recently product manager at 4DVD, 4Right’s DVD distribution business.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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