Twofour Rights Bolsters Distribution Team, Adds VIMN Alum


Twofour Rights has expanded its distribution team with several promotions and appointments ahead of MIPCOM, including tapping Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) alum Marta Csizmadia as a sales executive.

Csizmadia will be charged with distributing Twofour Group’s formats and finished tapes to broadcasters across German-speaking Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey and Greece. She has experience in format sales with Small World and VIMN. Csizmadia has also worked at Modern Times Group and Zodiak Rights.

Nicky Shales was appointed as format support executive. Shales will work with Twofour’s sales team, providing support following format sales, as well as information flow to local broadcasters and producers for the local adaptation of formats. Shales previously produced some of Twofour’s hit U.K. shows, including The Hotel Inspector and Alex Polizzi: The Fixer.

Holly Hodges, former deputy head of sales, has been promoted to head of sales operations and VP of sales for North America, U.K./Eire, Australia and New Zealand. Eniela Bella has been elevated from senior sales executive to VP of sales for EMEA and Latin America.

Anthony Hughes, Twofour Group’s chief operating officer, said: “This is an incredibly exciting time for Twofour Rights. The increasing catalog of formats means it’s the perfect time to expand the team with a combination of promoting from within and bringing in fresh talent.”

Twofour Rights’ MIPCOM slate includes the musical game show Change Your Tune, This Time Next YearGive It a Year, A Night with My Ex and Extreme Cake Makers.