Formed in January 2007 by Tony Taglienti and Sally Wood, 4Digital Media Ltd (4DM) is an independent, highly commercial, UK based Home Entertainment distributor with direct distribution in the UK, USA and Canada.
With a highly experienced, passionate team, 4Digital Media prides itself on maintaining long-established relationships within the industry. We bring a broad range of fantastic in-house capabilities and skills, from fantastic direct retailer relationships, a strong marketing presence and decades of knowledge of the film business.
With a catalogue in excess of 400 titles, past successful releases include: intense vigilante thriller, RENDEL, the haunting ROBERT series, the entire successful Canadian-based equestrian TV series, HEARTLAND, hair-raising AIR FORCE ONE IS DOWN, Home Entertainment war genre favourite, THE WARSAW GHETTO, children’s festive NORTHPOLE, superhero film GUARDIANS, and veteran action hero, Steven Seagal’s CONTRACT TO KILL.
Headed up by Richard Jukes, 4Digital Sales was launched in 2018 as a boutique UK aggregator offering representation for TV, SVOD and Digital 4Digital Sales has direct accounts with the major and more niche digital transactional platforms in the UK, giving us the ability to talk directly to all platforms and broadcasters, and benefit from Richard’s 20 years’ experience.
We understand the strengths and weaknesses of each business model and know which genres perform best on which platforms. 4DS can assist rights owners to leverage the optimum value for their films and manage the most effective windowing of releases.
4DS can also commercialise your library catalogue through packaging films for TV and SVOD sales and ensuring ongoing promotional campaigns on all TVOD platforms.
Headed up by highly experienced Head of Theatrical Terry Dove, 4Digital Cinema formed part of the 4Digital Media group in 2018, with the first, successful release of I CAN ONLY IMAGINE.
With an unrivalled network of exhibitor and theatrical relationships, 4Digital Cinema offers its specialist services to copyright owners who want their films released theatrically in the UK.
Each theatrical release is meticulously strategised in order to ensure the film is best positioned in the ever increasingly difficult UK theatrical market. Each release is accompanied by a customised, targeted and thorough marketing campaign, solid audience awareness, recognition and ultimately consumer sales.
In 2019, we look forward to bringing a line-up of strong film releases to the UK market.
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Tony has over 30 years experience in independent film distribution in the International market place. For many years Tony concentrated on documentaries, special interest, music and sport and moved over to distributing feature films when he set up 4Digital Media with Sally Wood 12 years ago. 4Digital Media now has a catalogue of over 400 titles
Sally’s years of marketing experience in the entertainment division of Woolworth, the training ground for many of today’s top executives in the entertainment industry, gave her an invaluable insight on how to sell products to consumers.
Steve has over 30 years of experience within the entertainment industry, incorporating publishing and licensing, 13 of which were as General Manager with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, before joining 4Digital Media as Commercial Director 11 years ago.
In addition to overseeing the distribution in North America, Steve works with filmmakers to help them “reverse engineer” their films to ensure they produce the most commercial film possible within a budget, and ensuring they will appeal to the UK and North American audiences
ACQUISITIONS & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Lee brings years of experience to the 4DM team. Having started hiscareer working on the HMV shop floor in 1997 before moving to HMV head office as part of the DVD buying team.
In 2012, Lee moved to Sainsbury’s to take up a similar role in Film DVD buying. Lee joined 4DM in January 2018, bringing an invaluable knowledge of film buying and sales.
MARKETING & PRODUCT MANAGER
Eve joined 4DM in August 2018, after 3 years marketing and full-spectrum theatrical, digital, international and home ent product management experience at Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment.
She has looked after over 100 titles. She is Chartered Institute of Marketing qualified with distinction, with particular proficiency in design, copywriting and understanding social media behaviour as well as SEO tools and building and managing social media pages from scratch.
DIRECTOR OF THEATRICAL SALES
Theatrical veteran, Terry brings over 30 years of experience, having released the entire Star Wars franchise, Rocky, X-Men, Titanic, Die Hard, Ice Age, Independence Day, Moulin Rouge, The Simpsons and Avatar amongst a plethora of other titles as Executive Sales
Director UK & Ireland at Twentieth Century Fox. Terry brings with him an unrivalled network of exhibitor and film relationships, to ensure our films get the very best strategic releases.
TV AND DIGITAL CONSULTANT
Rich brings a wealth of digital & TV experience to the 4DM team Over 20 years experience in multi-platform broadcasting and content production, commercialisation and brand / commercial partnerships.
His experience and contacts has enabled him to bring digital and TV sales in house and open direct accounts with all digital channels, iTunes, Amazon, SKY, Netflix etc.