Henrik Pabst is to take sole charge at international TV sales and financing company Red Arrow Intl., whose slate is led by The Weinstein Co./BBC show “Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot,” starring Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench, Netflix’s “Lilyhammer,” Amazon’s “Bosch,” and ABC’s “The Taste.”
Joint chief Irina Ignatiew-Lemke will step down at the end of the month. Ignatiew-Lemke has been with the company since 2012, most recently leading the company’s scripted distribution business.
Red Arrow Intl. has launched a raft of shows in the past year, including “Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot,” “Bosch,” a crime series based on Michael Connelly’s novels, and starring Titus Welliver, “100 Code,” which was created by Bobby Moresco, and stars Michael Nyqvist and Dominic Monaghan, “Married at First Sight” and “Video Game High School.”
Red Arrow Intl. has co-produced and provided production financing to an array of scripted and non-scripted projects, include “Bosch,” “Lilyhammer,” “The Taste,” and “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers” for NBC.
Pabst will continue to report to Jan Frouman, CEO of parent company Red Arrow Entertainment Group, which is part of German broadcast network ProSiebenSat.1 Media.
Red Arrow Entertainment Group owns 13 TV production companies across seven countries, including Kinetic Content, CPL Prods., Snowman Prods., Redseven Entertainment, July August Prods., NERD, Fabrik Entertainment, Endor Prods., Red Arrow Entertainment U.K., Hard Hat, Left/Right and Half Yard Prods.
It also owns the multi-channel network Collective Digital Studios in Los Angeles, and has creative partnerships and joint ventures with STV Productions (U.K.), Screenz (Israel), Sync Media (Dubai) and One Three Media (U.K.).