Cross is best known for writing TV movie Roe vs. Wade.
Monumental Pictures co-founder was delivering the keynote address at Film London’s Production Finance Market.
Alix Wiseman, previously in the role, has left the animation studio after ten years.
The company’s present slate includes Gurinder Chadha’s Blinded By The Light , Bart Freundlich’s After The Wedding and Sophie Hyde’s Animals.
The Birds Eye View Film female-focused initiative is backed by Creative Skillset and the FDA.