“We could not be more excited to honor our good friend Anna Marsh with this year’s award” stated Andrew Sunshine, President, Film Expo Group. “She defines what an executive is and is well respected throughout our industry. Anna is a natural leader who has helped take STUDIOCANAL—the European leader in the production and distribution of features films and TV series —to the next level and could not be more deserving of this award” continued Sunshine.
"We are delighted that Anna will be recognised as International Distributor of the Year at CineEurope 2022. STUDIOCANAL remains a crucial partner of European cinema exhibition and has shown itself to be fully committed to bring the best of European films to the Big Screen. This award recognises Anna's leadership, her outstanding dedication and extraordinary passion for our industry," stated Laura Houlgatte, CEO of UNIC.
Anna Marsh has nearly 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. After graduating from the University of Otago in New Zealand and then HEC, she began her career in 2002 in the International Sales department of Tele Images Productions (Marathon group), before becoming International Sales Manager at TF1 International.
Anna joined STUDIOCANAL in 2008 as VP International Sales. In 2013, she was appointed Head of International Distribution Strategy, and shortly after Head of International Sales. In 2017, she was appointed EVP, International Distribution at STUDIOCANAL and in March 2019, she was appointed Managing Director of STUDIOCANAL UK.
In December 2019, Anna was appointed CEO of STUDIOCANAL.