Tim Stephen steps into head of US business and legal affairs role at Gaumont

The promotion will see Stephen oversee management of business and legal affairs for such properties as Narcos, F is For Family, Hannibal and more.
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Stories film company Gaumont has promoted Tim Stephen to the post of head of business and legal affairs. 

Stephen joined Gaumont in October 2014 as SVP, U.S. business and legal affairs. His broad-ranging responsibilities encompass the television, animation and distribution divisions, working for Gene Stein, president U.S. Television; Nicolas Atlan, president, animation; and Vanessa Shapiro, president of worldwide TV distribution & co-production.

During his tenure Stephen has worked on many of Gaumont flagship titles including Narcos, F is For Family, Hannibal and Hemlock Grove, as well as upcoming titles including High in the Clouds, an animated feature in development based on the book authored by Sir Paul McCartney and Philip Ardagh and illustrated by Geoff Dunbar.

Also among Stephen’s credits is Do, Re & Mi, an animated series in development with the multi-talented Kristen Bell and The Star Shards Chronicles, also in development, based on the book trilogy from The New York Times best-selling author, Neal Shusterman.

“Tim has proven to be an invaluable member of our team with his broad-ranging experience across all entertainment-industry disciplines, including business and legal affairs, television development and production, and international co-financing,” commented Christophe Riandee, vice CEO at Gaumont. “He is respected for his inclusive leadership style and focused approach to problem-solving, and is fully deserving of this promotion.” 


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