JOHN KOCHMAN, head of sales at French production, distribution and exhibition company MK2 is leaving the company to join Studio Canal Plus. Kochman, who has been at MK2 for five years, will join Studio Canal Plus’ sales team reporting to sales topper Daniel Marquet. Sophie Bourdon, head of Intl. TV Sales at MK2, replaces Kochman.
DAN WALKER, the Paris-based entertainment lawyer, has quit legal firm Beresford Lowe to set up independently. Over the past four years Walker has established a healthy reputation particularly in handling international co-productions.