Genna Terranova is leaving her post as VP of acquisitions at The Weinstein Company to join the Tribeca Film Festival as its new Senior Programmer. The fest also announced the promotion of longtime fest programmer David Kwok to Director of Programming. Both report to Artistic Director Peter Scarlet. Also joining the festival is the new director of industry relations, Julie La'Bassiere. She will run a year-round industry department in Tribeca. "We are extremely pleased to have Genna Terranova joining the Festival; she brings a freshness and new perspective to the programming team. Additionally David Kwok has been an instrumental part of our team for the past six years now and we are delighted that we are able to recognize his hard work and success with the Festival," said fest co-founder Jane Rosenthal, in a statement. "Each year the number of international and domestic industry attending the festival increases and so we have created a year round department to service the needs of the industry and look forward to having Julie La'Bassiere head up this department."
By Indiewire | Indiewire October 31, 2007 at 3:52AM