Former Village Roadshow Pictures production president Bernie Goldmann has been named president of Mark Canton’s Atmosphere Entertainment.
In addition to overseeing production at the shingle, Goldmann has an equity stake in the company as well as a seat on its board of directors.
Goldmann most recently produced “Taking Lives” with Canton. Warner Bros. Pictures thriller was the first film released under the Atmosphere banner.
Goldmann entered the motion picture industry in 1985 as a production assistant at the Steve Tisch Co., leaving the company eight years later as its president. He served as senior VP of production for Walt Disney Pictures from 1993-98. From there he went to Village Roadshow, where the company co-financed and produced “The Matrix,” “Training Day,” “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Space Cowboys,” “Analyze This,” “Miss Congeniality” and “Three Kings,” among others.