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Class 2010

Grigor started his career at the BBC in London in Film Editing in the mid 80′s and following that he went on to run technical facilities and was Sales Director and board member of Satellite broadcast facilities. In the early 90′s he built and programme catalogue of 400 hours and was representing a host of European production companies across all genres.

He then moved on to working for the Swiss sports marketing giant ISL where when was running the TV rights to all their major Sports World Championships, IAAF, FIBA, UCI, FIG, FINA & UEFA. When the Kirch Group won the rights to the 2002 & 2006 FIFA World Cups he was poached to go and work for Prisma Sports & Media the sales arm for Kirch. Running a team of sales managers they broke all records for TV Sales of Wimbledon Tennis, Spanish League Football and FIFA’s new portfolio of additional events (Confederations Cup & Women’s World Cup)

During this time he traveled extensively negotiating with the heads of many European networks in an attempt to re-coup a Kirch Group guarantee to FIFA of USD1.1billion for World Cup 2002. He has worked closely with many major television networks, global brands, international federations and worldwide media owners which has allowed him an invaluable insight into the workings of media and how it can be best utilised.
Clickboogie was formed in 2000 and has been a global distributor of content to the many hundreds of television broadcasters worldwide across all genres. The company represents many South African production companies as well, as US and Canadian companies. They also assist the national broadcasters with their TV sales.
The company acts as Executive Producer on a number of local and international projects, one of which won a major award and advises local producers on how best to raise their game so that their projects have a chance in the highly competitive international market place.
Clickboogie has a had great success in supplying the local networks with content from global distributors trying to sell into the local market. The company is presently involved in both branded entertainment and format development.