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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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