Julian Curtis is a highly experienced global sales executive and co-founder of independent international distributor Lineup Industries with Ed Louwerse. Prior to this Curtis was at Sony Pictures Television (SPT) overseeing all format sales in EMEA following a stint in Hong Kong building the Asian business of TV formats company 2waytraffic before it was acquired by SPT. He started his career in 1997 at start up factual distributor Electric Sky where he looked after sales of an extensive documentary catalogue. On joining Endemol International in 2003 he set up the finished programme sales division selling shows likeFear FactorandExtreme Makeover Home Editionto well over 100 territories. Julian later moved to the format sales division managing European and Asian territories and overseeing the roll out of such formats as1V100andDeal or No Dealin Korea, Japan and China.