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Ex-Zodiak VP Andreas Boenisch joins Can’t Stop

Formerly a VP of sales for Zodiak Rights, Boenisch will work to expand the London-based indie distributor's global sales and acquisitions, with a special focus on German-speaking territories.
July 24, 2012

London-based independent distributor Can’t Stop Media has made former Zodiak Rights vice president of sales Andreas Boenisch a partner in the company.

He will work alongside founding partner Matthieu Porte to boost Can’t Stop’s global sales and acquisitions and increase business in German-speaking territories.

“Partnering with someone as talented and hard-working as Andreas will allow Can’t Stop to grow even faster, combining the know-how of a large group with the flexibility of a start-up,” Porte said in a statement.

While at Zodiak, Boenisch sold programming to territories in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Africa. He also headed up promo production of new Zodiak formats before moving into sales.

Prior to that he was head of international business development and coproductions at Blue Eyes Television in Munich, worked as a project manager at Discovery Networks and Warner Bros., and as a producer in London on documentary and factual entertainment projects for C4, Virgin Media and Discovery, among others.

 

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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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