Wild Bunch Appoints Carole Baraton as Head of International Sales

Jimmy P Film Still - H 2013

Jimmy P Film Still - H 2013

French sales and distribution company announces new role for exec.

PARIS -- Carole Baraton will take over as head of international sales at Wild Bunch, the powerhouse French film sales and distribution company, it was announced Monday.

The veteran Wild Bunch executive, with the company since its founding in 1999, will oversee the international sales team as well as continue in her role as head of sales for the U.S., Northern Europe and all other English-speaking territories. 

The company is going through a management reshuffle. On Friday, Thierry Lacaze was named head of distribution at Wild Bunch.

Wild Bunch is heading to Cannes with a star-studded roster and films including Abdellatif Kechiche’s Blue Is the Warmest Colour, James Grey’s The Immigrant, Claire DenisBastards, Francois Ozon’s Young & Beautiful, Guillaume Canet’s Blood Ties, Arunaud Desplechin’s Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian), Nicolas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives and Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Like Father, Like Son.