Los Angeles, CA – January 12, 2017 – Global studio Entertainment One (eOne) has named Christian Fritzsche as Vice President of International Sales, announced today by Stuart Baxter, President, eOne Television International.  Fritzsche will manage the exploitation of eOne's new and existing content to Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

 

"We're delighted to welcome Christian to the team," commented Baxter.  "Germany is a growing market and significant to our business. Christian's widespread knowledge and strong relationships will be invaluable as we continue to build on our existing partnerships with the German broadcast community across licensing and co-productions."  

 

Prior to joining eOne, Fritzsche worked at BBC Worldwide where he built up the scripted business for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.  Fritzsche also held positions in production in Germany as well as the People's Republic of China.

 

"eOne is a world class producer and distributor of high quality content, and I am thrilled to be joining the team at this exciting time in the company's growth," said Fritzsche.  "I am also looking forward to not only working closely with eOne's existing German, Austrian and Swiss partners, but establishing new relationships in the region."

 

eOne develops, produces, acquires and distributes television programming across all genres. The company handles international distribution for The Mark Gordon Company's original scripted series including Designated Survivor and Conviction; AMC's The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead and Into the Badlands; and Sundance's Hap and Leonard.  eOne's current slate includes the new suspense drama for CBS/RTL/CORUS/TF1, Ransom; the romantic comedy You Me Her and the thrilling crime drama Ice, both on AT&T's The Audience Network; as well as the upcoming serialized drama Cardinal and the provocative series Mary Kills People.

 

Contact:

Pam Wilson

Ink media Corporation

Tel: 818.495.3800

Email: pam.wilson@inkmediacorp.com

 

About Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company's diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.


Entertainment One's robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production companies Renegade 83, Paperny Entertainment and Force Four Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.

 

The Company's rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 100,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.

 

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