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Nicola Shindler Named CEO of STUDIOCANAL UK


Nicola Shindler, the head of RED Production Company, has been appointed as CEO of STUDIOCANAL UK.

Shindler set up RED Production Company in 1998 to work on original TV drama. Her credits include the BAFTA Award-winning Happy Valley and Last Tango in Halifax, Dan Sefton’s Trust Me, Danny Brocklehurst’s Ordinary Lies and The Driver, Harlan Coben’s Safe and Russell T Davies’ trilogy Cucumber, Banana and Tofu.

She takes up her new post effective October 1, reporting to Didier Lupfer, CEO of STUDIOCANAL. Shindler retains her position as CEO of STUDIOCANAL’s RED Production Company.

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