London-based mostly documentary professional Dogwoof has restructured its small business affairs and product sales teams as it proceeds to increase into manufacturing.
Previous Western Edge Shots government Will Kane will join the enterprise as head of business enterprise affairs, operating intently with CEO Anna Godas and head of acquisitions and distribution Oli Harbottle to expand Dogwoof’s creation and financing arms.
Meanwhile, Cleo Veger has been promoted to head of gross sales, and former TVF Global product sales and acquisitions government Katie Bench has joined as new senior profits executive.
Veger joined in 2014 and moved to the purpose of sales government in 2017, and then income manager in 2019. She will head an expanded product sales group throughout all income and pre-income as very well as festivals. Bench, who specialized in profits for Latin America, Iberia and Benelux at TVF, will oversee Television set profits in a selection of territories. Both equally executives will be attending this week’s Sheffield DocFest and taking conferences at MeetMarket.
Ana Vicente, who has been overseeing the gross sales group, techniques into a newly created strategy and enterprise progress purpose.
The restructure arrives as Dogwoof — which was historically regarded as a documentary income agent and distributor — appears to integrate manufacturing, revenue, financing and distribution.
Godas stated: “At Dogwoof, we consider in creating our in-household expertise, like Cleo and Ana, mainly because our staff is merely the crucial to our achievement. Similarly, we are aggressively expanding in the output and gross sales place and we want the suitable calibre of folks like Katie and Will to enable acquire us to the up coming degree.”
Added Veger: “I’m thrilled to choose the upcoming step as head of sales at Dogwoof as we continue to grow and bring a slate of extraordinary films and initiatives to the industry. Will and Katie are a fantastic addition to our rising team who will aid extend our reach.”
Vicente claimed: “I’m happy to have been part of the Dogwoof transformation over the last 10 a long time. It has been a journey. I’m grateful to be entrusted with this new purpose and fired up to carry on on the route to more build Dogwoof’s enlargement.”
Dogwoof’s hottest revenue titles incorporate “The Story of Film” director Mark Cousins’ new documentary “My Name is Alfred Hitchcock” and Alexandre O. Philippe’s “Lynch/Oz,” which planet premiered in Tribeca. Kane will take care of all legal and company affairs, getting a crucial role in structuring Dogwoof’s raising amount of generation and financing investments.
In the final calendar year, Dogwoof has additional four other new workforce members, like Debbie London, who joined as creation administration government to search immediately after the expanding selection of titles in production Nafi Gordon-Sy, who boarded as head of residence enjoyment, and arrived from BT Eyesight to expand the company’s platform, Dogwoof on Demand previous Trafalgar Releasing government Tom Howson, who joined as head of theatrical gross sales and Rachel Brown, who came from creation outlet Unbiased Entertainment as a sales and internet marketing government, and executive PA to Godas.
(Pictured, L-R: Katie Bench, Cleo Veger)