Dina Vangelistihas joined First Look Media as senior vice president of television sales andwill oversee the company's activities in the US and Canada for its threedivisions, First Look Pictures, First Look Home Entertainment and OverseasFilmgroup.
Vangelisti willreport directly to First Look Media president Bill Lischak and chief executiveofficer and co-chairman Chris Cooney.
"Dina'sexperience in programming, acquisitions and sales will enable First Look toexpand our television department in new dimensions, providing a freshperspective on the medium from multiple angles," Lischak said in a statement.
"Her vast knowledgeof the television business is highly desirable, and we are excited to have herworking in the First Look team," Cooney added. This is the only way we can dothis sort of thing.
Vangelisti'scareer spans 16 years, starting with production before a switch to programmingand distribution in Toronto at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC),where she rose to become head of sales and new business at the internationalsales division.
She later joinedABC Family Channel, serving for three years as vice president of acquisitionsand scheduling.