Exec to focus on acquiring pix for CinemaNow.com
Building up its executive roster, CinemaNow.com, an online broadcasting arm of indie distrib Trimark Pictures, has named Bruce David Eisen exec VP.The nine-year Trimark vet is ankling his post as senior veep to take the position. Eisen will focus on acquiring new non-Trimark pics for CinemaNow, which recently launched as a division of Trimark to broadcast films, including selections from the indie’s 650 pic library, over the ‘Net. He will report to CinemaNow CEO Curt Marvis, who was tapped in August (Daily Variety, Aug. 9). “Bruce’s vast industry experience coupled with his Internet knowledge makes him the perfect fit for joining me in the development of CinemaNow,” Marvis said. Trimark CEO Mark Amin said Eisen will help build the biggest library of independent movies online. CinemaNow is already is planning to acquire several film libraries to be broadcast on the ‘Netcaster. Eisen most recently served as an inhouse producer on “Leprechaun in the Hood,” the fifth installment of Trimark’s “Leprechaun” horror series. He also produced “Warlock III: The End of Innocence” and “The Dentist 2,” along with Pierre David and Noel Zanitsch.