StudioCanal has announced the appointment of Anna Marsh as Managing Director of StudioCanal UK. Currently StudioCanal’s International Distribution EVP, Anna Marsh will take her new London-based position on March 1st.
In this new capacity, Marsh will report to Nicola Shindler who was appointed CEO of StudioCanal UK in September 2018. Marsh will continue to run StudioCanal’s international sales from London and for this activity, she will report to StudioCanal CEO Didier Lupfer.
Marsh has over 17 years of experience in the entertainment industry. A graduate from Otago University (New Zealand) and HEC, she started her career in 2002 in the International Sales department of Tele Images International (Marathon Group) before becoming International Sales Manager at TF1 International. Marsh joined StudioCanal in 2008 as VP International Sales and in 2013 was appointed Head of International Distribution Strategy and shortly after, Head of International Sales. Marsh was appointed EVP of International Distribution at StudioCanal in February 2017.
StudioCanal Chairman Maxime Saada commented: “I am delighted to have Anna Marsh joining our UK company as Managing Director. In Nicola Shindler and Anna Marsh we have a formidable executive team allowing us to continue and strengthen our commitment to our UK operations, which are core to StudioCanal’s business as a leading European studio.”
StudioCanal CEO Didier Lupfer added: “Anna has been invaluable in both selling our films – which she will continue to do under her new responsibility – and masterminding their worldwide distribution. Her experience will be a great asset to further develop production and distribution in the key UK market.”