Exec tapped as VP for Weinstein Co.
NEW YORK — Former Columbia Pictures exec Liz Biber has been tapped as senior veep of publicity for Dimension Films, the genre unit of Bob and Harvey Weinstein’s new venture, the Weinstein Co.
Exec will be based in Los Angeles and charged with supervising West Coast PR efforts for Weinstein Co. and Dimension. Biber will report directly to Liza Burnett, recently named exec VP of publicity for Weinstein Co.
During her tenure at Columbia — where she was most recently director of national publicity — Biber worked on pics including “Ali,” “Adaptation,” “Identity,” the “Men in Black” films and “Girl, Interrupted.”
She also recently worked with Fox and Regency Enterprises on the release of “Little Manhattan.”
The Weinstein Co. officially launched this week when Bob and Harvey Weinstein exited their contract with Disney-owned Miramax Films.