Veteran film producer Paula Weinstein ("The Perfect Storm," "The Fabulous Baker Boys") has been brought on to join Tribeca Enterprises as its executive vice president, it was announced today. Former executive VP Nancy Schafer stepped down from the role last July.
In her new role, Weinstein will develop and oversee the comany's international partnerships, work closley with Chief Creative Officer Geoff Gilmore on the Tribeca Film Festival and manage studio relations for the Tribeca and Doha Tribeca film festivals.
Weinstein will also continue to oversee her production slate at Spring Creek Prods, the company she founded in 1990. She comes to Tribeca having held several studio production positions, including at Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, and United Artists, where she served as president.
"I couldn’t be more excited to join Tribeca. I’ve been a long time champion of the Tribeca brand and have followed its evolution from the first Festival to its presence around the world," said Weinstein in a statement. "In a fast-changing industry, Jane and Bob have continued to create innovative ways for filmmakers to reach audiences and I am thrilled to take on this new role while continuing to oversee the Spring Creek slate."
The 12th annual Tribeca Film Festival runs April 17-28.