Saban Brands mints new internal distribution unit

Saban Brands formed a new internal unit to directly manage global distribution of the company’s properties including Power Rangers, Julius Jr., Emojiville, Popples, the upcoming Cirque du Soleil Media property and Digimon Fusion. The division will be headed by Frederic Soulie, SVP of global distribution, who will work closely with Leila Ouledcheikh, VP of distribution, EMEA. The new unit marks the return of Saban to the television distribution space. MarVista Entertainment had served as the exclusive international television distributor of the company’s properties for the past several years and will continue to manage television distribution for Saban properties throughout Latin America. “The content distribution business is changing and evolving faster than ever before,” says Saban president Elie Dekel. “We are embracing this new dynamic marketplace by growing our content and talent to lead in this space.”

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