London-based mostly documentary professional Dogwoof has restructured its organization affairs and gross sales groups as it carries on to broaden into generation.
Former Western Edge Pics executive Will Kane will be part of the corporation as head of enterprise affairs, performing closely with CEO Anna Godas and head of acquisitions and distribution Oli Harbottle to mature Dogwoof’s generation and financing arms.
Meanwhile, Cleo Veger has been promoted to head of gross sales, and former TVF Worldwide gross sales and acquisitions government Katie Bench has joined as new senior profits executive.
Veger joined in 2014 and moved to the function of profits government in 2017, and then income supervisor in 2019. She will head an expanded sales staff across all gross sales and pre-profits as well as festivals. Bench, who specialized in revenue for Latin The united states, Iberia and Benelux at TVF, will oversee Television gross sales in a range of territories. Each executives will be attending this week’s Sheffield DocFest and getting conferences at MeetMarket.
Ana Vicente, who has been overseeing the profits team, steps into a newly established system and enterprise improvement role.
The restructure will come as Dogwoof — which was typically recognized as a documentary product sales agent and distributor — appears to be to combine manufacturing, income, financing and distribution.
Godas claimed: “At Dogwoof, we think in developing our in-dwelling talent, like Cleo and Ana, for the reason that our staff is merely the vital to our good results. Similarly, we are aggressively growing in the creation and gross sales area and we will need the correct calibre of men and women like Katie and Will to help take us to the following amount.”
Additional Veger: “I’m thrilled to just take the following move as head of product sales at Dogwoof as we continue to improve and convey a slate of unbelievable films and initiatives to the industry. Will and Katie are a good addition to our increasing crew who will enable grow our arrive at.”
Vicente reported: “I’m very pleased to have been component of the Dogwoof transformation in excess of the past 10 a long time. It has been a experience. I’m grateful to be entrusted with this new function and enthusiastic to continue on the path to even further create Dogwoof’s expansion.”
Dogwoof’s hottest product sales titles involve “The Tale of Film” director Mark Cousins’ new documentary “My Identify is Alfred Hitchcock” and Alexandre O. Philippe’s “Lynch/Oz,” which earth premiered in Tribeca. Kane will cope with all legal and small business affairs, getting a key function in structuring Dogwoof’s rising number of output and financing investments.
In the final 12 months, Dogwoof has included 4 other new team members, which includes Debbie London, who joined as creation administration government to glimpse soon after the increasing number of titles in generation Nafi Gordon-Sy, who boarded as head of property leisure, and arrived from BT Vision to increase the company’s system, Dogwoof on Demand previous Trafalgar Releasing government Tom Howson, who joined as head of theatrical sales and Rachel Brown, who came from generation outlet Unbiased Leisure as a product sales and advertising government, and govt PA to Godas.
(Pictured, L-R: Katie Bench, Cleo Veger)