Mance Media on hunt for copros

Former Shankly Productions distribution exec Matthew Mancinelli says his new distrib shingle, Mance Media, is launching with more than 150 hours of completed programming in factual, lifestyle and other genres.
January 10, 2012

Hollywood-based distributor Mance Media, headed by Matthew Mancinelli, former senior VP of worldwide distribution for Shankly Productions, is currently staffing up its sales arm and is interested in coproduction opportunities both domestically and internationally.

Mancinelli says the company is officially launching with more than 150 hours of completed programming across such genres as factual, lifestyle, action sports and 3D, and currently has three projects in development and production.

Prior to working with Shankly, Mancinelli was the director, international sales for Bennett Media Worldwide.

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