Category Archives: Executive Moves

THE EXEC SHUFFLE – THE BLOTTER RECAP (5.22.15)

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Lindsey Springer Named President of Carlton Cuse Productions

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Springer has overseen the development on the hit series “The Americans”, “Extant”, “Under The Dome”, “Falling Skies”, “Smash” and The “United States Of Tara”. She is also behind the upcoming ABC series “The Whispers”.

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Sony Names Robert Lawson Chief Communications Officer

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Charles Sipkins previously held the position, but stepped down shortly before the height of the major studio hack that occurred at Sony late last year, which revealed personal information to public, including company emails.

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Miramax Names David Thwaites VP Of Film

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The position was newly created by the studio. He will report to Zanne Devine, Executive Vice President of Film & TV. Thwaites has served as the executive producer on the Natalie Portman thriller “Black Swan”.

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ICM Names Janet Carol Norton and Sean Freidlin Head Of TV Production

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The new department will focus on representing the agency’s television directors, producers, line producers and composers.

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THE EXEC SHUFFLE – THE BLOTTER RECAP (5.1.15)

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MGM Names Andrew Walter EVP Of Corporate Development

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The position is newly created and will involve planning out strategic moves to ramp up the studios film and television slate. He will report to chairman and CEO Gary Barber.

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Starz Promotes Ken Segna To SVP Of Original Programming

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Starting only five years ago at the premium network as an executive assistant, Segna has been able to work his way up the chain. He will work on currently running content, as well as developing new series for the network.

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CAA Bumps Up Twenty Trainees to Agents and Executives

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CAA has promoted twenty trainees to become agents or executives. This comes in response to the major loss of comedy agents to UTA at the beginning of the month. A number of top comedy talent have followed their agents and shifted to other agencies.

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THE EXEC SHUFFLE – THE BLOTTER RECAP (4.24.15)

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Paramount Names Jill Brody SVP of Worldwide Marketing Partnerships and Brand Integration

The former s director of national promotions at E! has joined Paramount.

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THE EXEC SHUFFLE – THE BLOTTER RECAP (4.17.15)

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*UPDATED 4.16* Elizabeth Raposo Upped To EVP Of Production at Paramount

Raposo will join Jeff Stier in the new position.

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Rachel O’Connor Exits Sony For Pascal Pictures

The Senior VP of Sony has left to join former studio head Amy Pascal’s production company.

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Bad Robot Names “Star Wars” Exec. Producer Tommy Harper COO

The “Star Trek” and “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” producer has become the COO of J.J. Abrams company.

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Candice McDonough Joins Relativity and EuropaCorp

McDonough has left her previous publicity position at Warner Bros.

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Sony Names Sanford Panitch President Of Intl. Film and TV

Panitch has left his position as the president of Fox International Productions.

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Bob Buchi Named President of Paramount’s Worldwide Home Media Distribution

Bob Buchi has been promoted from EVP of worldwide marketing to president of worldwide home media distribution

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Michael De Luca To Exit Sony’s Columbia Pictures For Universal Pictures

Michael De Luca is leaving his job at Sony’s Columbia Pictures to produce for Universal Pictures!

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5 CAA Comedy Agents Move To UTA As Partners In Major Shakeup

Five Major CAA agents have left the agency in a massive shake-up.

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The Netflix Board Recruits Anne Sweeney

Sweeney previously served as the co-chair of Disney Media Networks and Disney/ABC Television Group.

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Adam Keen Becomes EVP of Corporate Communications, Publicity at Broad Green Pictures

The former head of publicity for Relativity Media has joined Broad Green Pictures.

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THE EXEC SHUFFLE — THE BLOTTER RECAP (3.20.15)

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Paramount Names Marc Evans Motion Picture Group President

Marc Evans has taken up the position of Motion Picture Group President of Paramount.

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THE EXEC SHUFFLE — THE BLOTTER RECAP (3.13.15)

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THE EXEC SHUFFLE — THE BLOTTER RECAP (2.27.15)

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Tom Rothman Replaces Amy Pascal As Chairman Of Sony

Former head of Tristar accepts new roles as head of Sony.

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THE EXEC SHUFFLE — THE BLOTTER RECAP (2.13.15)

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THE EXEC SHUFFLE — THE BLOTTER RECAP (2.06.15)

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THE EXEC SHUFFLE — THE BLOTTER RECAP (1.23.15)

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