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Fremantle alum Levina Negi named head of global at Hoplite

Levina Negi has been appointed to the newly-created role of head of global at LA-headquartered, international prodco Hoplite Entertainment. Negi (pictured) will be based in London, where she will be responsible for ...
October 11, 2019

Levina Negi has been appointed to the newly-created role of head of global at LA-headquartered, international prodco Hoplite Entertainment.

Negi (pictured) will be based in London, where she will be responsible for growing Hoplite’s unscripted slate by developing and acquiring content with global appeal. Past Hoplite projects include Stable Wars and Ink Therapy.

She was formerly VP of global acquisitions and development at global prodco and distributor Fremantle. She first joined Fremantle in 2012 as coordinator of global entertainment development, working her way up through executive roles over the last nearly eight years.

“Levina is a well-respected executive who has a fantastic track record in finding content with international appeal. She’s real talent and we couldn’t be happier to have her join our expanding team. We believe that Levina will be instrumental to our expanding global footprint and strategic growth,” said Hoplite CEO Jonathan Lee Smith, in a statement. “We look forward to Levina joining us at MIPCOM as well as other markets.”

“I’m delighted to join the Hoplite Entertainment family at this fantastic stage of their growth. The company has gone from strength to strength with an already robust catalog of innovative content,” added Negi.

(Photo courtesy of Hoplite Entertainment)

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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