Ellen Schwartz has been promoted to vice president, music development, for Warner Bros. Pictures. She will be responsible for securing music for Warners’ various projects and will be involved with the development of feature films that are music-driven or -oriented.
Schwartz, who moves up from director of music development, will report directly to Gary LeMel, president of music for Warners. Since joining the company, she’s worked on titles including “The Bodyguard,” “City of Angels” and “Why Do Fools Fall in Love.”
Schwartz joined Warners 13 years ago as LeMel’s assistant. Before that, she was an assistant producer at ABC Sports, working on the 1984 Summer and Winter Olympics.