London – Dorothy Crompton has been appointed to Vice President of Format Licensing, as announced by Mark Kaner, head of Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution (TCFTVD). Crompton will oversee the Scripted Format Business and advise TCFTVD’s international sales offices on their respective Scripted Format sales and strategy.
In addition, she will manage the finished local production assets to facilitate TCFTVD’s sales of local series to the international marketplace. Crompton is based out of the company’s Los Angeles office and will report to Gina Brogi, President of Global Distribution at Twentieth Century Fox. The second season of TCFTVD’s licensed format 24, India has been a solid success in the region where it has received critical acclaim and most recently won six Indian Television Academy Awards.
Crompton joins Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution with over 20 years of international television sales experience. Crompton was most recently the Managing Director of Sales at o2c where she was the lead principal for worldwide television program sales distribution and media consulting.
She previously was a Senior Vice President at Eyeworks International where she launched Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition globally as a format and also pre-sold finished versions of the localized productions from the USA, United Kingdom, Australia and Sweden. Prior, Crompton was a Senior Vice President of International Sales and Administration at Rive Gauche Television where she negotiated the largest sales contracts in the company’s history with the UK, Australia, Japan and 10 additional territories.