Douglas Davis, Blinkbox

July 21, 2014 · Posted in Speaker Bios 

Doug Davis, BlinkboxDouglas Davis
Director, Content Acquisition & Sales

As Director, Content Acquisition & Sales, Douglas is responsible for formulating and executing the Content Acquisition strategy for blinkbox Movies & TV. Blinkbox Movies & TV is the transactional video-on-demand service owned by Tesco. blinkbox customers can purchase or rent latest release Films and TV shows and stream (or download) them to their devices including PC, MAC, X-Box, PS3 and tablets. Douglas has presided over the growth in blinkbox’s content library from 500 titles in 2007 to over 15,000 titles licensed from over 65 leading film and TV producers, including: Warner Bros, HBO, BBC Worldwide, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal, 21st Century Fox, Sony Pictures, Disney, BBC Worldwide, eONE Entertainment, ITV, Lionsgate and Aardman Animations. Douglas also oversees the Editorial & Content Sales function, and the Content Operations function at blinkbox Movies & TV.

Prior to blinkbox Douglas worked in the London office of the William Morris Agency (now WME Entertainment) as an International TV Packaging Agent. At WME he brokered TV format deals between UK intellectual property owners and the US networks, on behalf of UK clients including BBC Worldwide, TwentyTwenty Television, Zodiak Rights, Endemol and FremantleMedia. Prior to WME, Douglas was European Sales Director at AtomFilms, an early pioneer in the internet video-on-demand space.


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