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).