Speaker Prentiss Fraser



Prentiss Fraser

President, TV Distribution

Fifth Season

As President, Television Distribution for global film and television studio FIFTH SEASON, Prentiss Fraser oversees strategy, operations, and partnerships across scripted and non-scripted content for the studio’s distribution team. In this role she is also responsible for Marketing and Scripted Television Strategy (previously International Television Productions) – including having P&L oversight of the strategic investments across the studio’s international productions.

The distribution team is headquartered in London, with executives based across New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Stockholm, Colombia, and Beijing. Since joining FIFTH SEASON in 2019, Fraser has overseen licensing on all the studio’s produced titles including Tokyo Vice, Severance, Nine Perfect Strangers, Wolf Like Me, and Life & Beth among many others, as well as investment and licensing of third-party titles including Killing Eve, The Night Manager, Normal People, The Morning Show, Curse of the Chippendales, and Victoria Secret Angels & Demons. The distribution group at FIFTH SEASON is dedicated to curating a highly premium slate of best-in-category content from around the world.

Prentiss previously served as EVP and MD of content distribution for Fox Networks Group representing scripted and unscripted programs and formats from the Fox Network Group and National Geographic channels and managing a team across 18 offices worldwide. Prior to joining Fox in 2014, Fraser served as Senior Vice Present at Entertainment One Television (eOne) International where she successfully led television sales and acquisitions activities across the division’s six international offices, developing strategies to maximize exploitation of eOne Television International’s original and third-party portfolio.

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