StudioCanal's Marketing and Distribution Head Rodolphe Buet to be Honored at CineEurope
He will receive the international distributor of the year award on the final day of the annual event in Barcelona.
Rodolphe Buet will be this year's recipient of the international distributor of the year award at CineEurope.
StudioCanal's president of distribution and marketing is set to be presented with the award at a special reception on June 23 at Barcelona's Centre Convencions Internacional on the final day of the annual four-day event.
"Buet has brought international distribution and marketing in Paris and across StudioCanal’s direct distribution territories to a new level," said Andrew Sunshine, co-managing director of CineEurope. "Having also significantly improved the coordination with StudioCanal’s distribution partners, the company now is more than ever able to pull off state-of-the-art worldwide campaigns for their upcoming event release. And we are delighted that we have the opportunity to honor such accomplishments at CineEurope this year."
Buet joined StudioCanal in 2005 as sales and marketing director, later serving as exec vp international distribution from 2009 to 2012, during which time he helped integrate the company's U.K. and German arms and oversee the release of its first major international titles, including Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. In 2012, he was name CEO of StudioCanal in Germany — helping it become one of the top five distributors in the country, thanks to films such as Non-Stop, Paddington and Shaun the Sheep — before returning to Paris last year.