Tony Manne

Tony Manne spent over 30 years of his career with Columbia Pictures, for whom he served in Italy, France, Portugal and as General Manager in Brazil. He was elevated to the position of European regional supervisor in 1981, and then Executive Vice President for International Distribution and Marketing in 1989.

Additionally, Tony created and managed Brazil’s pioneer art-house distribution and exhibition company, Grupo Nacional de Diversões, based in Rio de Janeiro. He also served as a partner and manager of the independent international film sales organization, JAD Films, representing independent filmmakers, including Brian de Palma and John Carpenter.

Bristol Media’s subsidiary, Bristol Media Mongolia, is the exclusive distributor in that territory for Sony Pictures International Releasing and 20th Century Fox Distribution Group.

Tony is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).