MUMBAI: Warner Bros. International Film Acquisitions has appointed Camela Galano as president.
She will report to Warner Bros executive vice president international Richard Fox.
Galano will be responsible for acquiring the rights (across all media – theatrical, home entertainment, television and digital) to non-Warner Bros.-produced English-language films for release. She will work closely with distribution executives in the studios various distribution business units as well as in-country executives to maximize exhibition opportunities and best exploit the films across all windows.
"Cam is a smart, savvy and thoughtful business executive. Her international film experience, contacts and reputation are unparalleled. Through Cam’s efforts, we will acquire films for selected international territories that will complement our own slates of studio and locally-produced films in those countries," said Fox.
"Warner Bros. has built the industry’s premier distribution business. I feel privileged to have the opportunity to work alongside Veronika Kwan-Rubinek, Ron Sanders, Jeff Schlesinger and all of the distribution executives and their teams throughout the company to acquire films that will truly augment the studio’s films," said Galano.
Having spent 20-plus years at New Line Cinema, Galano most recently served as New Line International Releasing president, where she oversaw and managed the release of New Line films in over 120 international territories for Warner Bros. Pictures International.