MEDIA RELEASE: Cineflix Media appoints Dina Appleton as EVP, Global Business and Legal Affairs

March 20, 2023

Cineflix Media has appointed seasoned attorney Dina Appleton as EVP, Global Business and Legal Affairs while the company continues to expand its international production and distribution operations.

Appleton will head Cineflix Media’s global business and legal affairs teams. Working in conjunction with the other members of the executive team, Appleton will oversee business and legal affairs matters relating to the development, production, acquisition, and distribution of television and digital content across Cineflix Studios, Cineflix Productions, and Cineflix Rights, as well as the group’s growing number of joint ventures and creative partnerships. Reporting to Peter Emerson, President, Cineflix Media, Appleton will be based in the company’s Toronto office.

Appleton, who has held senior roles in LA and Toronto, joins Cineflix from Boat Rocker Media where she was EVP, Global Business and Legal Affairs. Prior to that, Appleton was SVP, Head of Television Business and Legal Affairs at Entertainment One. Appleton is also the co-author of Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV and Digital Media.

Peter Emerson, President, Cineflix Media said: “This year, we’re celebrating Cineflix Media’s 25th anniversary, and we’re also looking ahead to our future successes as a leading media company. Welcoming Dina and her invaluable expertise to Cineflix Media and its international group of companies will help support this momentum.”

Dina Appleton added: “Cineflix is a media powerhouse—delivering standout content to viewers around the world, and is a valued partner to creative talent. I’m very excited to join Cineflix Media’s leadership team and to work closely with the talented teams across the company’s global offices.”