Magic Light Pictures has appointed Marie-Laure Roche as Head Of International Sales. This new position, with a focus on Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Middle East & Africa and Latin America, has been created to reflect and build upon the company’s expanding global footprint.
In this key new role, Roche – who will report to Muriel Thomas, Magic Light’s International Distribution Director – will support business development, seeking new opportunities across broadcasters, streamers, distributors and on-demand platforms.
Muriel Thomas, Magic Light Pictures, said: “We are delighted to welcome Marie-Laure to Magic Light as we plan our future global development. As our catalogue rapidly grows and we expand our list of titles her impressive skills and experience will play a key part in unlocking new opportunities.”
Roche will also maintain and build existing relationships, collaborating closely with Marketing and International Licensing to be across all aspects of the business to ensure successful launches of Magic Light’s brands in each market.
Marie-Laure Roche said: “I’m such a big fan of Magic Light’s wonderful portfolio so am thrilled to be able to help spread the word internationally and continue its impressive growth and reach. This is family entertainment of the highest quality and creativity which deserves to be seen by as wide an audience as possible and I look forward to helping to achieve that with this fantastic team.”
Marie-Laure Roche has a 360-degree understanding of content distribution and content strategy gained over 15 years’ experience in the field. Specialising in Kids and Family Entertainment and Factual, she has worked in Superights and Jetpack Distribution.
As our catalogue rapidly grows and we expand our list of titles her impressive skills and experience will play a key part in unlocking new opportunities” Muriel Thomas Magic Light’s International Distribution Director