Lauren Kisilevsky, most lately vp of unique films at Disney Channel, has been promoted to senior vp of unique films at Disney Branded Tv, the place she’s going to develop and oversee manufacturing of Disney Channel and Disney Plus’ rising slate of movies.
The exec has already overseen a variety of Disney Channel and Disney Plus originals, together with “Upside-Down Magic,” “Descendants 3,” “Zombies 2” and the upcoming “Spin,” in addition to “Secret Society of Second Born Royals” and the upcoming “Sneakerella.” The “Descendants” and “Zombies” franchises have confirmed to be huge viewers attracts for Disney.
“Lauren is an distinctive artistic govt whose deep understanding of our model and great contributions proceed to yield must-experience films for youths and households,” stated Disney Branded TV exec VP of artistic improvement and technique Ayo Davis. “As Disney Branded Tv continues to enhance its efforts in attracting and constructing the easiest and most inclusive residence for artistic expertise, I’m assured that Lauren will proceed to play a vital function in delivering high-quality, magical and heartfelt tales for years to come back.”
Earlier than her time at Disney Channel, Kisilevsky developed characteristic movies, serving as vp of manufacturing and acquisitions for Overture Movies, overseeing Sundance choice “Paper Coronary heart” along with “Nothing Just like the Holidays” and “Pandorum.” She additionally managed over 20 initiatives in numerous levels of improvement. She has additionally held govt positions for Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher and for Beacon Footage and Blue Star Footage, contributing to Witherspoon’s “Penelope,” in addition to “Little Black E book,” “The Messengers,” “The Burrowers” and “Darkness Falls.”