Ian Lambur has joined Toronto, Canada-based Guru Studio as director of sales, as the studio expands its efforts across 2D animation, apps, publishing, home video and licensing.
Reporting to VP Mary Bredin, Lambur will manage worldwide sales of the company’s content, which includes preschool series Justin Time, and he will work to expand the company’s family-focused distribution catalogue.
Based in Europe, in addition to selling first and third-party properties, Lambur will also help secure finance and presales for projects in development.
Lambur is a Kidscreen and Vodka Capital alum.
Guru’s development slate now includes five new original properties, which the company will be presenting at MIPCOM next month.