First Look Ramps Up DVD Unit26 Jun, 2006 By: Thomas K. Arnold
First Look Studios has reorganized its home entertainment division in the wake of acquiring assets from Ventura Entertainment, which boosts its library to more than 2,000 titles.
Bill Bromiley has been upped to president of First Look Home Entertainment and reports directly to CEO Henry Winterstern and COO Bill Lischak. Bromiley has been with First Look since 2000, most recently as the division's SVP. Before that he spent nine years working for Roger Corman's Concorde/New Horizons Pictures,
Amir Khoury has been promoted to VP of operations from director, and Vince Muscarella has been upped to manager of new media from coordinator.
New to the company is Irving Der, director of publicity. Der previously was manager of publicity and communications at the Walt Disney Co. for Radio Disney.
Two former top Ventura executives are moving into similar positions at First Look Home Entertainment. Michael McLeod becomes SVP of sales, and Gordon Prend is SVP of marketing.Rounding out the First Look Home Entertainment executive team is Marlys Clay, VP of VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) and sales reporting.