France TV goes International

Rae-Colombani, Michel to head separate sales divisions

PARIS — France Televisions Distribution has reorganized its international sales arm, pulling the plug on President Films and dubbing the new entity France Televisions Distribution Intl..

The new organization will have two branches for international sales of features and TV films.

The film pole will be helmed by international sales vet Claudia Rae-Colombani, who flogged for Artbox, Mercure and Motion Media, before joining France Televisions four years ago.

Herve Michel will head up the television films sales entity.

Both Colombani and Michel report to Jean-Paul Commin, managing director of France Televisions Distribution commercial operations.

In the reshuffle, President Films prexy, Hugo Berson Vuillaume ankled the company (Daily Variety, June 30).

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