First Look ups Vangelisti

Division also hires Hewitt as consultant

Dina Vangelisti, senior veep of TV sales, has been promoted to co-head of First Look Intl. with Liz Mackiewicz, senior VP of worldwide sales and distribution.

Division also has hired Susan Hewitt as consultant, European television sales, and Monique White as veep of international sales to handle the company’s expanded slate. The pair will report to Mackiewicz and Vangelisti.

Hewitt will focus on television sales in major European territories, while White’s responsibilities will include all rights in selective Euro territories and the Middle East.

From 1986-2002, Hewitt headed international sales and the new business department at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC), where her responsibilities included overseeing all major European territories, multi-territory channels and platforms as well as actively sourcing new programs for distribution.

Most recently, Hewitt formed her own sales consulting company with her husband to represent a select number of broadcasters and producers for program sales and co-productions in Europe. She was most recently president of Clearly Consulting/Distribution, where she oversaw independent feature and television sales, acquisition consulting, co-producing and acquisitions for international distribution.

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