As VP Global Factual Sales at Boat Rocker Studios, Natalie oversees non-scripted/factual content distribution and leads strategy on international programme sales, acquisitions and pre-sales, whilst also managing television and digital media rights sales in the Americas, UK, Spain, Italy, and France.
Prior to joining the Boat Rocker team Natalie was VP Distribution, Proper Rights – the international content sales arm of Proper Television which was acquired by Boat Rocker in 2017. A few years earlier, in 2013, Proper had acquired the boutique Canadian factual distributor BuzzTaxi Communications which was co-founded by Vinet.
As co-founder of BuzzTaxi Communications, Natalie was accountable for the ongoing corporate growth of BuzzTaxi as well as being responsible for international sales along with her business partner.
Previously, Vinet founded buzzmedia inc., a company dedicated to securing sales for independent productions. While at buzzmedia, Vinet brokered a world distribution deal for the acclaimed feature film CUBE directed by Vincenzo Natali.
Prior to forming buzzmedia inc., Vinet worked in distribution at Paragon Entertainment and, before that, Malofilm International.
In addition to her winning sales record Vinet, who was born in Montreal, is fluent in French, Spanish and English.