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Polly Cohen Named New President of Warner Independent Pictures

By Indiewire | Indiewire May 8, 2006 at 11:21AM

Polly Cohen has been named president of Warner Independent Pictures, Jeff Robinov, president of production, Warner Bros. Pictures announced Monday afternoon. Cohen, who has served as executive vice president, production at Warner Bros. Pictures, will report directly to Robinov, replacing Mark Gill who left the post May 2nd. Cohen began her career at Jersey Films, and joined Warner Bros. Pictures as a creative executive in 1997 and was promoted to production executive in 1998. In 1999 she became vice president, production and in 2003 she was named senior vice president. She was appointed executive vice president, production in February of this year. During her tenure at Warner Bros., she worked on the upcoming Warner Independent film, "Mama's Boy" as well as several others in development, according to the company. She also led the production teams for upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures releases as "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," "Superman Returns," "License to Wed," "I Am Legend," and "Blood Diamond." [Brian Brooks]
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Polly Cohen has been named president of Warner Independent Pictures, Jeff Robinov, president of production, Warner Bros. Pictures announced Monday afternoon. Cohen, who has served as executive vice president, production at Warner Bros. Pictures, will report directly to Robinov, replacing Mark Gill who left the post May 2nd. Cohen began her career at Jersey Films, and joined Warner Bros. Pictures as a creative executive in 1997 and was promoted to production executive in 1998. In 1999 she became vice president, production and in 2003 she was named senior vice president. She was appointed executive vice president, production in February of this year. During her tenure at Warner Bros., she worked on the upcoming Warner Independent film, "Mama's Boy" as well as several others in development, according to the company. She also led the production teams for upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures releases as "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," "Superman Returns," "License to Wed," "I Am Legend," and "Blood Diamond." [Brian Brooks]







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