Picture Group prexy Nina Jacobson has exited the studio and chief
creative officer Oren Aviv has been tapped as prexy of production at
Walt Disney Pictures.
Move comes as Walt Disney Studios chairman Dick Cook confirms that the
studio will reduce its workforce by 650 people and reduce its annual
bigscreen output to 10 live-action and animated pics a year along with
two to three films a year from its Touchstone label.
units under Buena Vista worldwide marketing and distribution unit and
Buena Vista worldwide home entertainment arm.
(Nina Jacobson was mentioned in ONTD last week for making M. Night Shamalamadingdong cry.)