Global content leader Lionsgate India has welcomed Gayathiri Guliani on board as Vice-President, Licensing and Content Partnerships, Lionsgate South Asia. A media specialist and pioneer with an experience of over two decades in the creative and business side of the entertainment industry, Guliani will be closely working with Rohit Jain, Managing Director for Lionsgate, South Asia and Networks, Emerging Markets Asia.
With over 23 years of experience in planning, strategising, content development, green lighting process of the local content films, she has understanding of the licensing markets in India and globally. She has marketed and distributed content over 70 territories worldwide.
She has worked with entertainment brands such as Star TV, Channel V, Viacom 18, Reliance Entertainment Group and Sahara One Motion Pictures to name a few.
Playing an active role in opening new markets that changed and boosted the overall economics for the Indian film industry by foraying into markets such as China, Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong, she is a regular representative in festivals such as Cannes, Berlinale, AFM for over a decade. Prior to joining Lionsgate India, she was Director, International Business and Revenues with Sony Pictures, India. Guliani is a key opinion leader in various forums like FICCI and a recipient of the youngest achiever award for international distribution.
Jain said, “We at Lionsgate are thrilled to have Gayathiri as the newest member in the team. Her rich knowledge of the Media and Entertainment landscape in India and South Asia will help our rapid growth and pace immensely. We look forward to an exciting journey with her and wish her All the Best.”
“It is a privilege to be a part of a company that holds a strong brand legacy that’s iconic. Excited in taking the vision ahead and building new partnerships. I’m looking forward to establishing path breaking milestones with the help of Lionsgate India team,” said Giuliani.