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Flame Distribution hires VP, content sales, Asia

Australian sales house Flame Distribution has appointed Sebastian Wong as VP of content sales for Asia. In the new role, Wong will oversee sales within the Asian region. He will be ...
June 15, 2017

Australian sales house Flame Distribution has appointed Sebastian Wong as VP of content sales for Asia.

In the new role, Wong will oversee sales within the Asian region. He will be based out of the company’s Singapore offices and report directly into content sales and acquisitions director Fiona Gilroy.

Wong joins Flame with a background in broadcast operations and programming, having previously worked for Mediacorp’s TV12 and Sony’s AXN.

He also has content acquisitions experience at Channel 5 and MOBTV, and spearheaded the international sales of animated children’s programming for Chinese animation prodco CHINAnimax (ZN Animation).

Wong most recently took on the sales for Sparky Animation and led sales of their content across Southeast Asia.

“Asia is an important market for Flame’s factual catalogue and we look forward to Sebastian further developing our connections in that market,” Gilroy said in a statement.

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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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