DHX MEDIA APPOINTS THOM CHAPMAN AS TERRITORY MANAGER
Halifax, NS – 22 April 2013 – DHX Media, a leading independent producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children’s entertainment content, has appointed Thom Chapman as its new Territory Manager.
Reporting to DHX Media’s SVP Distribution Josh Scherba, Thom will be responsible for sales to English-speaking Canada and the Asia Pacific territories. Joining the strong sales team already in place at DHX Media, Thom will focus on the expansion of DHX Media’s properties across all platforms in these key territories.
Prior to joining DHX Media, Thom was VP, Business Development and Sales at ToonBox Entertainment where he oversaw financing, PR, sales, deliveries, and advertising for the company’s animated projects.
Thom has also produced live action films for eOne, as well as creating and producing the YMA nominated 3D interstitial series The Beet Party, along with assisting in the pre-sales and financing of a number of other successful projects.
DHX Media has a vast and varied catalogue of 8,500 half hours of incredible children’s entertainment, from Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou and Inspector Gadget to Johnny Test. Thom will be responsible for exploiting the potential of the company’s new and catalogue titles with traditional broadcasters and digital platforms in both regions.
Commenting on Thom’s appointment, Steven DeNure says: “Thom has a terrific track record in both the creative and business sides of animation and he will be a great asset to our sales team as we continue to forge relationships in the key markets of Canada and Asia Pacific.”
For more information please contact:
Janet Balmforth at DDA Blueprint PR for DHX Media
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8868 0511 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About DHX Media
DHX Media (www.dhxmedia.com) is a leader in the creation, production and licensing of family entertainment rights. DHX Media owns, markets and distributes over 8,500 half hours of children’s entertainment content, and exploits owned properties through its consumer products licensing business. DHX Media is recognized for brands such as Caillou, Busytown Mysteries, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test, Animal Mechanicals, Kid vs. Kat, Super WHY!, Rastamouse, and Yo Gabba Gabba!. The company also provides programming for Cookie Jar TV, the weekend morning block on CBS. DHX Media’s full-service international licensing agency, Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, (CPLG), represents numerous entertainment, sport and design brands. DHX Media has offices in Toronto, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Halifax, London, Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Munich, Netherlands and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.