MarVista Entertainment

News brief: Marvista adds former HBO exec

US producer-distributor Marvista Entertainment has added a trio of new staff to its ranks, including a former HBO Films development executive. On the eve of its 10th anniversary of business, the LA-based company has hired Hannah Pillemer as creative executive, Winny Poon as VP and controller and Tony Vassiliadas as director of strategic programs. Pillemer’s […]

News brief: NBCU, M-Net buy MarVista movies

NBCUniversal and South Africa’s M-Net have acquired telemovies from MarVista Entertainment. NBCU has licensed romantic comedy Today’s Special and teen thriller Circle of Lies for its UK channels business, and holiday-themed feature Oh Christmas Tree for multiple territories. Subscription cable network M-Net has acquired teen drama Pop Star, romantic comedy Language of a Broken Heart and […]