Aardman on Vuulr

Our catalogue of premium animated content is listed on the Vuulr Marketplace, available for licensing with global rights availability.

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Meet the team

The distribution team consists of four territory sales managers, two VOD & YouTube Coordinators and two support team members. Each sales manager is responsible for distributing animated series' and specials on channels and platforms, globally.

Emma Escott

Sales Coordinator and Assistant to Director of Distribution

Emma project manages the Distribution team’s involvement in trade events and advertising, as well as providing PA support to the Head of Distribution and more general support to the Sales and Marketing department

Robin Gladman

Head of Acquisitions

Robin leads third party acquisitions, manages global digital platforms including YouTube as well as content distribution in Australia, Japan, China and Korea

Thomas McKirdy

VOD and YouTube Coordinator

Thomas is responsible for managing Aardman’s rights on YouTube as well as statistical analysis of all Aardman IPs on YouTube. He also co-manages promotional and partnership activity on YouTube, Amazon, and other VOD platforms

Miguel Mestre

Senior Sales Manager

Miguel leads content sales in Southern Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America as well as Free-to-Air & SVOD partners in Asia

Gabrielle Ruffle

Royalties and Revenue Executive

Gabrielle is responsible for providing the Sales and Marketing Department with comprehensive financial administrative support, managing all clips, stills and festival licenses and global airline sales

Alison Taylor

Director of Distribution

Alison is responsible for driving the financing, distribution and long-term content exploitation strategy across all Aardman and third party content. In addition, she leads channel and platform sales in UK, USA and Germany, and is responsible for acquiring third party content for distribution

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Laura Taylor-Williams

Senior Sales Manager

Laura is responsible for distribution of Aardman’s and third party content in Belgium, the Netherlands, Central and Eastern Europe, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Canada, Eire and Russia

Amy Wearring

VOD and YouTube Coordinator

Amy is responsible for content management, optimisation and community management on YouTube. She also co-manages promotional and partnership activity on YouTube, Amazon, and other VOD platforms



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