Rosen, Isaacson named to top posts
Josie Rosen has been appointed president of production and Barry Isaacson exec VP of production at Joe Farrell and Catherine Paura’s Disney-based production shingle FP Ventures.
Rosen most recently worked as an exec producer on the Ashton Kutcher-Brittany Murphy pic “Just Married,” directed by Shawn Levy.
Before that, she was senior VP at 20th Century Fox, overseeing production on such pics as “Dude, Where’s My Car?” and “From Hell.” Prior to joining Fox, she was prexy of Gary Foster’s Disney-based Horseshoe Bay Prods., where she worked with Foster and writer-director Mark Steven Johnson.
Isaacson, a former Universal exec, formed DreamWorks-based Reveal Entertainment in 1999 with helmer Brad Silberling.
At U he oversaw pics including “12 Monkeys” and “Field of Dreams,” acquired “Death Becomes Her” for the studio and collaborated with Imagine Entertainment on “The Nutty Professor” and “Liar Liar.”
Farrell and Paura formed FP Ventures in January after having been partners at NRG for many years. They stepped down from their NRG chairmanship at the end of 2002.