Quintus Studios taps new team members to expand its global reach

Olivia Cole has joined the company as Senior Media Strategist while Christian Gretzler has joined Quintus Studios as Senior Manager YouTube & FAST Channels.

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Olivia Cole and Christian Gretzler

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Quintus Studios has announced two new hires as it continues to expand its reach and launch innovative new content funding initiatives. Olivia Cole has joined the company as Senior Media Strategist based in the company’s Berlin headquarters, whereas Christian Gretzler has joined Quintus Studios as Senior Manager YouTube & FAST Channels.

"Quintus Studios wonderfully encapsulates the passion and innovation required for a next-generation broadcaster and distribution agency, and I'm delighted to support the team at this exciting time in the company's growth,” said Cole.

"Quintus Studios' focused and smart approach makes them an important player in the ever-growing Video Streaming and OTT market. I'm more than happy to bring in my expertise and also learn from a wonderful team of individuals. It already feels just right to be here,” said Gretzler.

The hires come as Quintus Studios’ channel portfolio has surpassed 5.5 million subscribers across platforms. Quintus Studios owns and operates YouTube channel brands with a combined yearly reach of more than 200 million unique visitors including Free Documentary (3.6m), Free Documentary - Nature (1.1m) FD Real, FD History, FD Paranormal and ENDEVR. It also owns and operates FAST channel ‘Radical Docs’ which is available on platforms including Rakuten TV and Samsung TV Plus.

"Besides being a perfect personal match for the Quintus family, Olivia and Christian complement the existing team skills in very important growth areas of Quintus´ strategy - namely FAST and alternative platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat, TikTok and Instagram. These two talents will give Quintus the next boost in our exciting journey,” said Gerrit Kemming, Managing Director at Quintus Studios.

The business develops and funds unscripted TV projects via a disruptive new partnership model - Quintus Originals. It also owns and operates a new factual co-financing initiative, the Quintus Content Club, designed to streamline the development and fundraising of factual series for international channels, streamers and producers. Producers partners include Middlechild, Phoenix Television, CIC Media, Cry Havoc and Maximus Film.