The studio veteran arrives at Sidney Kimmel Entertainment as president of production, effective March 17.

Hacken’s track record includes 15 years at Fox 2000 culminating in evp of production, as well as president of production at New Regency and most recently head of her own DreamWorks-based Paper Pictures.

Prior to Fox 2000 Hacken was an agent at ICM.

“Carla is a dynamic, creative executive who brings with her a wealth of experience and an undisputed respect and standing in the business,” said SKE president Jim Tauber.

“Her leadership, insights and obvious skills will be invaluable to SKE as we expand our film and television production.”

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