Caspar Nadaud has been appointed managing director of Pathé Live. He succeeds Thierry Fontaine who now holds the title president. Nadaud, 34 years old, started in 2007 as the sales and distribution manager of Arts Alliance Media, one of the leading international theatrical distributors of Event Cinema. From 2012 on he was the director of international sales and business development.
Born in the Netherlands, Nadaud started his career at film finance, sales and distribution company Cinetic Media in New York after studying film & television at the New York University. Back in Europe he joined digital cinema company Arts Alliance Media to set up their event cinema department.
His mission for Pathé Live is to continue being the market leader in event cinema in France and Europe and to expand further its distribution activities. Pathé Live releases approximately 30 Events each year such as rock & pop concerts, art exhibitions, fashion shows and most notably the live broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Pathé Live is also the financier, producer and worldwide distributor of the broadcasts of the Bolshoi Ballet from Moscow, which reaches big screens across 60 territories.