APC is managed by a duo of two seasoned TV professionals. Emmanuelle managed the acquisitions and programming of several channels in the Canal + and Lagardère Active groups and is the former VP of programmes at France Télévisions. Laurent held top level positions in media groups such as Havas Advertising, EMAP PLC and Zodiak Media, for which he acted as group CFO and COO until March 2014.
Nigel Pickard has joined About Premium Content as Board Chairman with a wealth of experience in international television. He was most recently CEO of UK Kids and Family and CEO of Zodiak Middle East, Asia and Australia, following Zodiak’s acquisition of RDF Media where he was Group Director of Kids, Family Entertainment and Drama. Prior to that, Nigel held senior broadcasting positions within the UK industry as Director of Programmes at ITV and Controller of Children’s at the BBC. Nigel is a member of the board of Nevision Limited.
APC Kids is APC’s specialised set-up for kids content and is operated in partnership with Lionel Marty. Former President of Worldwide Distribution at Moonscoop, Lionel Marty has received many “Best Distributor” awards throughout his career. Lionel has extensive experience in building new kids IP’s and licensing on an international level (Code Lyoko and Chloe’s Closet for example, sold in more than 150 countries).
Along with our co-founders and managers, our main shareholder is Nevision. Nevision is a UK based international production and co-production studio offering creative and funding solutions to series producers and creators.