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Blue Ant to launch international distribution arm

Canadian producer/distributor Blue Ant Media has hired Solange Attwood (pictured) to head up the development and launch of an international distribution division.
January 20, 2014

Blue Ant Media has hired Solange Attwood (pictured) as senior vice president, international to oversee the development and launch of the Canadian company’s international distribution arm.

Attwood previously oversaw the launch of Si Entertainment’s distribution division and prior to that was the manager of international sales and acquisitions for Tricon Films and Television with a focus on factual, lifestyle, documentaries, specials and scripted aimed at international audiences.

“Having Solange join Blue Ant Media marks the launch of our international division,” said Raja Khanna, Blue Ant’s CEO for television and digital, in a statement. “Her experience in the international distribution marketplace will be instrumental in both building a broad catalog of content rights and delivering Blue Ant programs to a worldwide audience.”

She is based out of the company’s Toronto headquarters. More details about Blue Ant’s international distribution division will be announced soon.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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