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Nick Rigg splits from Leopard Films USA

Rigg, with Leopard Films since 2002, is not renewing his contract as president of the Argonon-owned prodco's American branch.
December 19, 2012

Nick Rigg is departing from his post as president of Leopard Films USA.

The news was confirmed by spokespersons from Leopard Films USA and parent company Argonon, which said in a statement: “Nick Rigg has decided not to renew his contract with Leopard Films USA. He has had eight very successful years at the company and we wish him tremendous success.”

While no reasons for Rigg’s departure have been offered, the Leopard Films USA spokesperson confirmed that the company┬áplans to install a new head, but no further information is currently available.

Rigg joined Leopard in 2002 and produced two seasons of BBC1′s The Money Spinners before moving to New York City to head up the company’s U.S. outpost. The company has produced Man Caves and House Hunters International among other series.

 

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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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