Los Angeles, CA – Roy Matalon has been named President of International Sales & Distribution for Nu Image, Inc. it was announced today (8/18) by principals Danny Dimbort, Avi Lerner and Trevor Short.
Matalon joins Nu Image after 14 years at New Regency Productions as Senior Vice President of Distribution of domestic and international theatrical, home entertainment and television; overseeing sales, licensing, and, marketing. Prior to New Regency, Matalon served as Managing Director of Theatrical Distribution for Columbia TriStar and Twentieth Century Fox in Belgium and the Netherlands (’95-’96), as well as Sweden and Scandinavian as supervisor (’90-’95).
“Roy brings over 20 years’ experience in international sales to Nu Image and we are very happy he has joined our team. Danny Dimbort is the best foreign salesman in the industry, and is highly respected. He is a legend,” says Lerner of his life-long friend. “We needed someone to head our international sales with good experience but who would also be open to learning Danny’s way of doing things. Roy is that person.”
“To be working with and drawing from Danny’s expertise, his relationships and years of experience is a tremendous plus for me. He really is the master of sales and I am thrilled to be with Nu Image alongside my friends Avi, Danny and Trevor,” says Matalon.
Dimbort and Matalon will be shopping the Nu Image slate at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Among the films they will be offering are: Expendables 2 (Sylvester Stallone), Straight A’s, (Anna Paquin, Ryan Phillippe, Luke Wilson), The Big Wedding (Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Amanda Seyfried, Topher Grace),Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D (Alexandra Daddario, Scott Eastwood), Playing the Field (Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones), Medallion (Nicolas Cage, Malin Ackerman, Josh Lucas), Trespass (Nicolas Cage, Nicole Kidman), Son of No One (Channing Tatum, al Pacino, Katie Holmes), and Trust (Clive Owen, Katherine Keener).
Nu Image’s Adele Yoshioka, Vice President of International Sales and Dimiter Nikolov, Vice President of International Business and Legal Affairs, joined by newly appointed Jeffrey Greenstein, complete the International Sales & Distribution team.