Exec named VP of creative affairs
Thom Mount’s Reliant Pictures has upped Jessica Ashbrook to VP of creative affairs.As Reliant’s senior creative exec, she headed the shingle’s story department and supervised development projects. She has worked closely on screenplays for Carl Lund’s “Panopticon” and Steven Lisberger’s “Soul Code.” Both are skedded for production next year. “We’re very proud of her efforts to deliver high-quality screenplays in advance of the WGA strike,” Mount said. Ashbrook came to the shingle from Gotham-based Roundabout Theater Company.