Since its acquisition by eOne in 2011, Hopscotch-eOne Anz has become a global player. If speaks to three of the team — Jude Troy, eOne Anz.s Evp, TV Development and Acquisitions, Lucy Hill, eOne Anz.s Head of Acquisitions and Maeva Gatineau, Hopscotch Features. Senior Vice President of Production — about the restructure, the distribution game and the landscape in 2016. What are your roles at eOne?
Hill: I head up acquisitions for eOne Australia and New Zealand, which means that I coordinate for our team, which includes Jude as well as Troy Lum, Sandie Don, Jason Hernandez and Kata [Mandic]. We look at which films we want to buy, primarily for theatrical but also for our home entertainment platforms, the landscape for which is changing massively.
Troy: I joined in 2004 as a small partner at Hopscotch. Troy brought me in, [with] Sandie and Frank Cox at the time,