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Caquelin to oversee thematic channels for Canal+

Canal+ has promoted its director of documentaries Christine Cauquelin (pictured) to head of the French network's portfolio of thematic channels.
April 23, 2014

Canal+ has promoted its director of documentaries Christine Cauquelin (pictured) to head of the French network’s portfolio of thematic channels.

In her new role, Cauquelin will serve as the director of Planète+, Planète+ A&E, Planète+ CI, Planète+ Thalassa, and Seasons, according to reports in multiple French publications.

Cauquelin will report to René Saal, and replaces Olivier Stroh.  Her promotion comes after she first joined Canal+ in 1989.

In 1995 she was put in charge of pre-sales and acquisitions for docs on nature programming and society, and in 2001 she joined Canal+ International as director of doc acquisitions, before being named as the network’s overall director of documentaries in 2004.

 

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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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