(London, UK – June 22, 2018) – Blue Ant International, a transatlantic distributor of premium content and division of Blue Ant Media, announced today the expansion of its UK operations with the appointment of Fleur Wheatley to Sales Manager, International. In this role, Wheatley will oversee Blue Ant International’s sales across the Middle East, Africa, Benelux, Greece and Israel. Wheatley reports to Alex Maldini, VP, International Sales and Acquisitions.
“As an international hub for worldwide licencing deals, the expansion of Blue Ant International’s team in the UK market is critical to our continued leadership in premium content,” said Solange Attwood, EVP, Blue Ant International. “Fleur has a proven track record of success with international format sales and distribution and brings to the table deep relationships and sales expertise in formats.”
Wheatley arrives at Blue Ant International from Digital Rights Group (DRG), where she served as Sales Executive, managing formats consultancies, sales of formats and finished programmes into New Zealand, South East Asia, Latin America, Ireland and OTT platforms. While at DRG she handled the formats catalogue and formats relationships worldwide with a focus on the Scandi Nice Group and DRG America.
Blue Ant International is a leading content distribution company with the largest slate of native 4K nature and wildlife content globally. Its diverse catalog of over 3,000+ hours includes award-winning factual, factual entertainment, kids and family, lifestyle, reality, documentary series, high impact docs, blockbuster formats. With offices in the UK and Toronto, the company’s library includes Paranormal Survivor (Our House Media; 40×30’; HD), Teddies (Beach House Pictures Kids and Northern Pictures Kids; 90×30’; HD) and Orangutan Jungle School (NHNZ; 10×60′; HDR + 4K + HD). Blue Ant International is a division of Blue Ant Media. blueantinternational.com