Fremantle U.S. recently appointed FilmRise VP Digital Content Programming Trey Durst to the role of Director of Distribution.
Reporting to Lisa Honig, Senior EVP Distribution North America, New York-based Durst will focus on Fremantle’s growing AVoD and Free Ad-Supported TV (FAST) business as well as having responsibility for the traditional side of the global producer-distributor’s offering.
Durst joined FilmRise as VP of Digital Content Programming. Durst was with the AVoD for three years, rising to Director, Digital content Programming, and then to his most recent position.
Honig stated: “With his wealth of knowledge and relationships in the emerging FAST channel marketplace and his ability to navigate the ever-evolving landscape here in the US, Trey is perfectly placed to help grow Fremantle’s commercial interests, building brands and matching partners and audiences with our high-quality programming.”
Durst calls Fremantle a “company renowned for producing and distributing series beloved by audiences everywhere.”