Weinstein Co. names new VP
Former Weinstein Co. exec Michael Jackman has been named VP and general manager of Deluxe New York, the post-production facility set to open in Gotham in March.Jackman will oversee the launch of the downtown facility, which plans to offer film lab services as well as digital mastering and a range of other post-production services. Deluxe has long sought to expand to Gotham to bring “world class services to this important film and television market,” said Dan McLellan, exec veep of Deluxe post-production. Jackman signs on with Deluxe after most recently serving as senior veep, post-production, for the Weinstein Co., overseeing post work on original productions and acquisitions for the Weinstein Co. and Dimension Films. He’s also got a long resume as a production manager on such pics as “Gangs of New York” and “The Aviator” as well as numerous TV series.