Sarah Wright Takes Charge of Sky Cinema After Management Shuffle

Variety | 7/17/2019 | Stewart Clarke
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Sarah Wright, Sky’s top acquisitions exec, will take on responsibility for Sky Cinema after a management shuffle at the pay-TV giant.

Wright fills a role vacated by Ian Lewis, who recently left Sky after 20 years. He was one of several Sky staffers to leave after its takeover by Comcast.

Director - Sky - Cinema - Acquisitions - UK

As director of Sky Cinema and acquisitions for the U.K. and Ireland, Wright will run the movie channels and on-demand services, as well as oversee its deals with the U.S. studios in her acquisitions role. She will also oversee the Sky Original films strategy after the pay-TV giant said it would work up a slate of features to be released in cinemas and on its pay-TV platform day-and-date.

Wright will...
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