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Tulk-Hart to lead A+E Networks’ int’l content sales

A+E Networks has named former Miramax executive Richard Tulk-Hart as managing director of international content sales. Based in London, Tulk-Hart will be tasked with overseeing all of A+E Networks’ content distribution ...
October 30, 2017

A+E Networks has named former Miramax executive Richard Tulk-Hart as managing director of international content sales.

Based in London, Tulk-Hart will be tasked with overseeing all of A+E Networks’ content distribution and format licensing activities outside the U.S. He will also be responsible for managing an international staff based in Korea, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and Tokyo. 

Reporting into Patrick Vien, executive MD of international, Tulk-Hart will additionally aid A+E’s international copro opportunities while handling pre-sales and distribution for scripted series, mini-series and movies.

Tulk-Hart most recently served as senior VP and head of international for Miramax. During his near five-year tenure at the beIN Media Group-owned entertainment company, he oversaw linear and digital content sales outside the U.S. and Latin America, and covered all of the company’s multi territory sales and relationships with Netflix and Amazon.

Prior to this, he held senior titles at Fremantle Media and IMG Media.

“As demand for our content continues to grow and thrive around the world, Richard’s reputation with content buyers, strong business savvy, and sharp entrepreneurial instincts make him the perfect fit to head up our global content sales efforts,” said Vien in a statement.

A+E Networks’ content catalog is comprised of such acclaimed projects as 60 Days InForged in Fire, Live PDLeah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G., Pawn StarsAlone, Seven Year Switch and Bride and Prejudice: The Forbidden Weddings.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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