Exec named VP of network's documentary arm

Molly Thompson has been tapped veepee of A&E IndieFilms, the cable net’s documentary arm. She’ll head up branding and festival strategy as well as the unit’s financing and distribution negotiations.  

Thompson has been aboard since the shingle’s 2005 launch and has exec produced all of its original projects, among them Oscar-nominated docus “Jesus Camp” (2007) and “Murderball” (2005), as well as 2008’s “My Kid Could Paint That.”

Filed Under:

Follow @Variety on Twitter for breaking news, reviews and more